Archive for 2015



Jun 04 2015

Uninstall Microsoft Exchange 2010

Published by under Exchange

Microsoft Exchange 2010 uninstall wizard throws some errors unless you previously go through the following steps. ⚠ This will remove all mailboxes, contacts, etc…! There’s no way back ⚠ We assume this is the last Exchange server. If not, be more specific on mailboxes to be removed, with -database for instance, or -server on connectors. […]

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May 26 2015

Run AS400 Session on Windows Startup

Published by under AS400

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

Published by under AS400

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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May 06 2015

How to Deny / Force VLAN Access to a Mac Address on Cisco

Published by under Cisco,Security

Different methods exists to filter out mac addresses on a switch such as:– port security,– mac access lists or even– 802.1x port-based authentication with Radius. Mac access ACL require a higher end switch while 802.1x authentication is a pretty heavy setup and needs to manage a mac address database on a Radius server.Port security allows […]

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Apr 19 2015

Deploy IBM iSeries Client Access with Windows Group Policies

Published by under AS400

Client Access can be deployed by GPO with the MSI file provided in the installation directory. However you will have to create a MST file containing custom parameters that will add up to the MSI. Create a Transform file The transform file contains customized settings you may apply to the software you are going to […]

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