ASNA Visual RPG (AVR) is the only RPG compiler for .NET. Build Windows and Web apps and Web services with it. AVR supports Win 7/8 64-bit. With tons of controls, great examples, and superb support, AVR is a great upgrade target for your old IBM VisualAge for RPG projects. AVR’s supercharged RPG syntax supports common RPG idioms, has secure and performant IBM i connectivity, and is easy for any RPG programmer to learn. With AVR you’ll quickly pay off your VisualAge for RPG technical debt!
Carol discusses the actions to review that may indicate your system is under attack or has been breached.
Written by Carol Woodbury
Last month, I discussed the unthinkable—that your IBM i system has been breached. This month, I want to discuss ways that you can look for signs of a breach or an attack, as well as the information you'll want to retain to aid the investigation should a breach occur. Both require that your system be configured properly prior to the breach. Let's take a look.
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It's not hard to get SNMP v1 up and running. Just follow these simple steps.
Written by David Tansley
A few weeks ago, I received an email from a fellow AIX system administrator, who was having issues trying to get his SNMP v3 (Simple Network Management Protocol) client talking to the local SNMP monitor server. After a few email exchanges, I suggested he revert back to SNMP v1 to test the connectivity. I sent him a bare bones config file for SNMP v1 to test. The system admin was surprised by how small in size the config file was to get SNMP working. So let me share with you in this article how to mskr SNMP v1 communicate with an SNMP-aware monitor server. The standard configuration file AIX ships is over a 100 lines long. You don't need all those config entries to get SNMP up and running.