Send a simple message to notify a user when a batch job completes, or send a detailed notification to a customer, or anything in between.
Written by Mike Faust
If you've used the SNDDST command on the IBM i to send email messages, you know that this is a very useful way to communicate things like job completions. The one big drawback is that you have very little control over the format of the messages sent using this command. While this command does give you the ability to embed line feed and new paragraph commands into your message body, that's about all of the formatting you can do. What if you could embed HTML statements into your email messages? Read on and discover how to do this with the help of a simple little command.
A Webcast takes on all challengers, asserting that the technology works elegantly to modernize source-code available applications while saving time and requiring no programming.
Written by Chris Smith
There has been an air of mystery and, thus, skepticism surrounding RPG Open Access since IBM introduced it in April 2010 with the release of IBM i 7.1. The program, officially known as Rational Open Access: RPG Edition, was perceived as exotic and incomplete since it relied upon users or ISVs to write handlers to make it work, rather than providing a complete solution to, what might be called, GUI envy!
PowerTech's Compliance Assessment performs a valuable service to hundreds of IBM i shops each year.
Written by Robin Tatam
With the New Year and a new operating budget, it's time for many companies to start a security project. However, based on some of the calls I've received recently, there remains a lack of clear direction regarding the tasks and priorities.