JOBSCDE check in AAG

We have been busy adding all of our internal systems to the AAG monitoring solution when we noticed that the job we run through the job scheduler for taking the backups had not run for […]

Monitoring your IBM i Group PTFs

I am not sure about you, but keeping my IBM i LPAR’s updated to the latest PTF level has always been a challenge! This means I tend to let things fester for some time before […]

Moving backups from NFS to FTP

We previously mentioned how we had moved from a tape backup to using the free IBM backup application (GO BACKUP) to using the NFS capability to move IMGCLG entries to our remote NAS. Initially everything […]

Yet more from AAG

The initial release of AAG has only just made the rounds and yet we already have some new features that we are adding. With the first couple of installs underway we are finding new features […]

Completing the solution

If you have been following the recent posts you will have seen a number of new products being released by Shield Advanced Solutions and wondered why the shift into different areas. High Availability has been […]

Nagios is monitoring the IBM i.

In a recent Post we mentioned that we were working away on a new Nagios build that would form the base for our Nagios monitoring for the IBM i, well we are now very close […]

EM4i – Message Monitoring for IBM i -New Product Announcement

Press Release Issued: July 2021 Toronto, Ontario – Shield Advanced Solutions Ltd, leading providers of High Availability Software for IBM i today announced their new solution EM4i. EM4i is an Enterprise Monitoring Solution for the […]

Update to the messsage monitoring Application

In a previous post we mention that we were working on a new message monitoring tool that could monitor for messages on message queues and within joblogs, it could also send a request to the […]

Message Monitoring via the web

There are a number of message monitoring products out there for the IBM i which have been around for a long time. While were were looking at the remote monitoring possibilities using the Nagios/NEMS for […]

Nagios monitoring

We have been asked by a customer to help integrate monitoring of our HA4i software into the Nagios XI monitoring solution. Nagios XI is a paid offering that allows lots of your IT infrastructure to […]