Calling an IBM i Service Program using Java.

Recently, we have been working on a project to pull information from the IBM i using java. In order to do most of the heavy lifting we decided to use the JTOpen package. Using their […]

Setting up SSH Access to IBM i

This is mainly for my reference as I do this operation so few times I can hardly ever remember how to do it. Linux set up is by far a lot easier as most of […]


There is a very nice feature that IBM i provides which allows a program to be called from within a Save File which is not well documented. Originally we used the same functionality from Tape […]

intERPrise Sample RDi to iProject(RDi) setup

While the development environment is a personal choice and we do not force any specific IDE on the contributors we are still building the layouts for the code which will meet the requirements of GitHub. […]

Time for the Community to take action

We are working on the intERPrise Open Source project and need the IBM i community to stand up and be counted! For us to deliver this project we need to make sure that we develop […]

Let’s ‘C’ how (we can check *SRVPGM signatures)

Sometimes you will find yourself in the situation where you need to verify the signatures contained in a service program against those contained in a number of programs or vice versa.. Binder source can reduce […]

Let’s ‘C’ a little more (about *SRVPGM management)

The program we created last time shows how to read through a message file looking for a particular text string, but we generally do not search and change system messages (we only have the snd_error_msg() […]

Let’s ‘C’ again

The previous blog posts Let’s ‘C’ and Lets ‘C’ more looked at building a couple of service programs, this post is going to take some of that functionality and use it in a program.One of […]

Let’s ‘C’ more..

OK so if you have been following from the previous post and would like to take it to the next step here it is. This post is going to complement the last so if you have […]

Let’s ‘C’

I have been programming ‘C’ on the IBM i for many years in total deference to RPG. I have had to delve into RPG a couple of times to help out at a couple of […]