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May 26 2015

Run AS400 Session on Windows Startup

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You may need to launch AS400 sessions at boot for various reasons such as automated scripts or print sessions. Here are a few pitfalls you may encounter. First of all, sessions wouldn’t launch without pcsws.exe extra parameters /H – for Hidden – and eventually /Q – to hide the IBM popup window. pcsws.exe options are […]

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May 23 2015

AS400 Printing to a Windows Printer Share

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IBM i can communicate with a Windows printer share using the LDP Unix protocol. This is so much better than a Client Access printer session since it relies on a simple share and a Windows service. There is no need to start a session manually. On Windows On the Windows server, open server manager, add […]

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Apr 19 2015

Deploy IBM iSeries Client Access with Windows Group Policies

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Create a Transform file The transform file contains customized settings you may apply to the software you are going to deploy via group policy. The MSI does not need to be changed. Download Instedit to customize the MSI file.Run Instedit and click on File -> Open and browse to image32\cwbinstall.msi. The MST (Tranform file) will also […]

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Jan 18 2011

Open Any Windows Document from AS400

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You can open any kind of document on Windows from an AS400 5250 session or a CL. The type of file can either be an image or a picture (jpeg, tiff, bmp, png), a video (avi, mpeg), a PDF, an office document (word, excel, powerpoint), and even an Internet link (URL).   AS400 provides the […]

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Jul 02 2009

How to Change AS400 QSTRUP Startup Program

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It may be useful to change IBM i / AS400 QSTRUP startup program. You may want to have a permanent share mounted with MKDIR command line for instance.I’m saying program as QSTRUP is a compiled program, rather than a simple text file. To get startup program and library, run: The result is QGPL/QSTRUP in my case. If […]

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