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May 17 2018

Browser Driver has Received Too many Illegal Datagrams

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I was getting tons of events ID 8016 labelled “bowser” in the Windows system event log. These might be generated by IBM i (AS400) servers: “The browser driver has received too many illegal datagrams from the remote computer AS400 to name DOMAIN on transport NetBT_Tcpip_{356179F8-4CA4-48CA-92C2-AFEA87D1F884}. The data is the datagram. No more events will be generated […]

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Aug 25 2016

List AS400 Profiles JOBQ

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I want to do a bit of cleanup because users jobs are running in all sort of queues. JOBQ are defined within JOBD (Job Description) that are assigned to user profiles. I can get the job descriptions easily with the WRKUSRPRF command but getting all job queues at once is trickier. If you’re familiar with […]

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Feb 22 2016

AS400 Mass Object Owner Change

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Through IBM i Command Line There are many ways to change an object owner on IBM i. With CHGOBJOWN for a single object, or WRKOBJOWN then press 9 for each object if you want to start with all objects belonging to somebody.Changing ownership of thousands of objects this way will be very painful and time […]

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Feb 18 2016

SSH, Default Shell and Command History on AS400

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QSHELL and PASE on IBM i are nice tools but remain quite limited with the fixed size 5250 window without scroll bars. Let’s see how to make it better with a secure SSH connection and a few tricks.  Launch SSH Daemon Considering SSH is installed on your AS400 ie 5733SC1 (OpenSSH, OpenSSL, zlib) in LICPGM, […]

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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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