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Many ERP packages have built-in schedulers. However, these schedulers are typically not flexible or robust enough to meet the needs of even the smallest data center.
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?
Whether your IBM i audit is internal or external, once a week or once a year, the reporting process wastes time that would be better spent on projects that improve business processes. Don’t let it.
Learn how to interpret the data you find on the Work with System Status (WRKSYSSTS) panel and how to set memory thresholds to avoid thrashing and optimize IBM i performance tuning.
There are processes that are required on your IBM i that need to run with the system in what is called a “restricted state” condition. A restricted state is when all subsystems are inactive and new jobs cannot enter the system. Only the system console might be active.
Ready to eliminate manual monitoring in Assure MIMIX? This article shows you how to start monitoring MIMIX and stop wasting your time and risking your irreplaceable data.
Your excuses against automation have run out. Manual computer operations don't make sense anymore. It’s time for automated or lights-out data center operations for IBM i.
You’ve heard about IASP technology many times over the years, but you’ve been ignoring it, haven’t you? Steve Finnes confirms that it’s past time we “get to know it, understand it, and not be afraid of it.”
Your shop runs more than 30 jobs each day. Your jobs must communicate across IBM i and another OS. You need to monitor them and generate reports for audits or SLAs. Do your existing job schedulers really meet your needs?
Looking for better ways to integrate your Windows, AIX/UNIX, and Linux environments with the Robot Schedule scheduling system? Robot Schedule Enterprise commands can enhance your integration experience.
The web interface for Robot Network is a browser-based tool that uses HelpSystems Insite to help you access system performance data for your network of IBM i systems from any laptop, tablet, or smartphone. You can also work in the Robot Network Status Center to see and respond to messages and other events that have been escalated to the Robot Network host system.
See how you can integrate and prioritize Robot Monitor exceptions into one list using the Insite Watch List feature available through the HelpSystems Insite web interface. Read on.
Robot Console leverages the power of HelpSystems Insite! Mobile-friendly dashboards allow you to combine key message summary and resource status data into a single, intuitive view. Read on to learn more.
Read this article to learn what might be taking up valuable disk space in the IFS and what you can do to control it.
Don’t wait for a critical iSeries storage issue to catch you off-guard. Instead, follow these top three tips for using Robot Space to manage your disk space automatically.
If your mission is work management, IBM i is the best starship in the fleet. Routing certain types of work into subsystems and memory pools, separating dissimilar work, and giving jobs the appropriate CPU time—this is work management the Windows world can only dream about.
You have the afternoon off—but not the responsibility of monitoring your system for issues. This includes responding to application and system messages as they occur on your production IBM i jobs. You don’t want to carry your laptop around just in case you need to VPN back to answer a message that is waiting on your month-end process. What option do you have?
Your job schedule has never looked so good! Learn about four must-have features exclusive to the web interface for Robot Schedule.
There's no place for paper in today's AP processes. Find out how to save time and money with AP automation.
Many devices send status updates using SNMP or simple network management protocol. Make sure you’re getting the message. Read on to see how Robot supports SNMP.
When was the last time you reviewed your Robot Console message automation? If you’re out of practice, let’s take a look at what you can do to maximize your message automation and reports.