PTF Groups automatic download latest level.

We mentioned in a recent post that we had built an automated process to find any PTF’s associated with a security bulletin issued for the IBM i/OS that were missing from your system and download […]

Security Bulletin PTF’s – Automated download

As part of our AAG product we have been looking at how we can make the security bulletin checks easy so that users can get their systems status with respect to security exposures announced by […]

Problem with SNDPTFORD on hosted LPAR’s

We are running and IBM i hosting IBM i LPAR’s environment that we use for all of our development. The setup works perfectly for our purposes and even though we have since created a VIOS […]

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 […]