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Isn’t it time your job scheduling environment (and your IBM i) got the modern look it deserves? Give Schedule Activity Monitor a try for graphically monitoring your jobs on the go.
If you’re using EnterpriseOne or SAP, it may be to take a closer look at the security and business process automation that Robot SCHEDULE can offer these key applications on IBM i. We don’t talk enough about the integration we’ve done between Robot SCHEDULE and EnterpriseOne (formerly JD Edwards, now owned by Oracle) and SAP.
With several solutions for enterprise job scheduling, HelpSystems offers central control, no matter how complex your environment. So the question is: Which scheduling tool will fit your needs?
Did you know that you can run several Robot/SAVE backup jobs concurrently? This is a great option, especially if you are also struggling with the demands of the "ever-shrinking backup window." The approach does require some thought and planning, but it is achievable. What is required to get there?
Believe it or not, auditors are your friends, but audit reporting might be your worst enemy. Gathering all that data can take ages, unless you’ve already keeping automated audit trails across your operations.
Just when you were getting used to the GUI, Robot NETWORK gives its web interface a boost that makes managing your performance and Robot product metrics even easier.
As makers of systems monitoring software for the IBM i platform, the team at CCSS supports a healthy cross-section of the economy.
For all its processing powers and capabilities, the IBM System i also possesses an affliction that is both terrible and wonderful: a continuous monologue—or, in this case, message log—detailing in real time every single action, event, and observation of every bit and byte running through its components.
What matters most on your IBM i are the files—more precisely, the data in those files—it contains.
Have you recently adopted an IBM server running IBM i and don’t know where to begin with system operations? You are not alone.
A Robot Schedule forecast shows you the run activity scheduled for all Robot Schedule jobs over a time period that you specify. Robot Schedule uses the job schedule, job completion history, and any information you add for user jobs, remote prerequisites, and members of remote groups to make its forecast.
A proactive approach to system monitoring offers a vast number of individual and collective benefits, but there still can be tasks that, despite your best efforts in making the proactive choice, ultimately swap one problem for another.
The essence of QMessage Monitor is to make sure you never miss an important message from your system and to get notified of any important notifications.
The recent news making headlines about the once great city of Detroit declaring bankruptcy is but the latest in a long trend of economic gloom that has stained the financial fabric of our times.
IBM i is one of the most secure systems in the world. Don’t take that security for granted by leaving Robot Schedule vulnerable when it could be easily remediated.
While the instinct for administrators and IT managers is to always hunt down a culprit – a rogue job, an inactive journal receiver, or something else – sometimes the very building blocks of a common process, or rather the specifics that define processes, can be where the trouble at hand resides.
The IT industry is decisively moving away from traditional hard disk drives (“platters”) in favor of Flash-based solid-state drives (SSDs). It’s a welcome change; it makes much more sense to circulate only electrons instead of disks of metal with electrons on them.
Applications on IBM i are incorporated by jobs, and we’re uniquely—and advantageously—positioned on this platform with the ability to see a job’s status. Discover what it can tell you about your applications >
As a seasoned QMessage Monitor user, you know it is best practice to use the Analyze function after changing or adding autoreplies.
FTP: For many, it is characterised as the beauty and the beast, the boon and the bane of networking on IBM i. You can’t live without it, but sometimes you sure wish you could!
Chasing a high availability state is a common goal for IBM i administrators and one that can be thwarted by a single issue left unattended. By sharing some of the most frequent tales of what went wrong from real-world environments, you’ll be able to avoid these same scenarios.