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May 9, 2012 | Volume 7 Issue 5


TOP STORY: Understanding and Exploiting Qshell on IBM i
FEATURED NEWS: IBM Enables Clients and Business Partners to Embrace PureSystems
NEWS HIGHLIGHT: Automatic and Effortless Auditing of Program and File Changes on IBM i
ON-DEMAND WEBCAST: Beyond FTP, Securing and Automating File Transfers
EVENT: Vault400: Disaster Recovery...What You Need to Know
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Understanding and Exploiting Qshell on IBM i

Qshell's Unix-like interface to the iSeries is especially helpful for developing in Java and for working with the IFS.

Written by Ted Holt and Fred A. Kulack

Editor's Note: This article is an excerpt from the book Qshell for iSeries, which is available as an e-book from MC Press.


A shell is a program that allows a human to interact with an operating system in a conversational way. The QCMD program that runs on the IBM iSeries computer is a shell of sorts. DOS, the original operating system of the IBM PC, boots up to a shell called


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Featured News
IBM Enables Clients and Business Partners to Embrace PureSystems

IBM is introducing new offerings to make it easier for business partners and clients to create "patterns of expertise," a new software capability first introduced as part of IBM's PureSystems family of expert integrated systems. These patterns are designed to radically streamline the set-up and management of hardware and software resources.


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