March 12, 2021
- LEAD ARTICLE: Managing Authorities to IFS Objects
- FEATURED ARTICLE: ILE RPG Prototyping Primer Keywords
- FEATURED NEWS: IBM Study Finds Advancing Women is Not a Top Priority for 70 Percent of Global Organizations Surveyed
- WEBCAST LEARNING: Node Webinar Series Pt. 1: The World of Node.js on IBM i
- WHITE PAPER DOWNLOAD: What to Do When Your AS/400 Talent Retires
- MC VIDEO SHOWCASE: Design an Invoice in 10 Minutes
- EVENT: PHP in 2021 - What’s New and Exciting on IBM i
To manage the authorities to objects in the IFS, you can use either green-screen CL commands or the Navigator for i interface.
By Carol Woodbury
Editor's Note: This article is excerpted from chapter 7 of IBM i Security Administration and Compliance: Third Edition, by Carol Woodbury.
The WRKAUT (Work with Authority), CHGAUT (Change Authority), and DSPAUT (Display Authority) commands provide the green-screen interface. When issuing these commands, you identify the object by specifying a pathname rather than using the traditional library_name/object_name *objtype naming convention you’re accustomed to. For example, to work with the authorities to the object proj1.txt in the directory /home/cjw/projects, you’d use this command:
Prototype (PR) and procedure interface (PI) D-specs are special and different from a regular D-spec data structure, so they have some special keywords that apply only to them.
by David Shirey
Editor's Note: This article is excerpted from chapter 15 of 21st Century RPG: /Free, ILE, and MVC, by David Shirey.
In an earlier excerpt, we explored ILE RPG's prototype structure. Now let's look at PR- and PI-specific Keywords.
Have you been wondering about Node.js? Our free Node.js Webinar Series takes you from total beginner to creating a fully-functional IBM i Node.js business application. You can find Part 1 here.
In Part 2 of our free Node.js Webinar Series, Brian May teaches you the different tooling options available for writing code, debugging, and using Git for version control.
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IBM Study Finds Advancing Women is Not a Top Priority for 70 Percent of Global Organizations Surveyed
Bold action can help reverse the shrinking leadership pipeline
A new IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) study reveals that despite heightened awareness of the challenges facing women in the workplace driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, gender equity is still not a top priority for 70 percent of global businesses, according to business professionals surveyed. The study also shares the actions that can help drive bold and sustainable change in business, with learnings from companies who rank gender inclusivity as a top business priority.