Posts by Kenny Smith

Cheap ways to secure your server

Cheap ways to secure your server

Before you read too far, this article is for the average small to medium sized business. Most large organizations have...

Launching a Debug Session for an Existing Module on z/OS

Launching a Debug Session for an Existing Module on z/OS

Using IBM Developer for z Systems you can debug any language on the mainframe. For those who have taken Jon...

How to poison a blockchain, and how to prevent it.

How to poison a blockchain, and how to prevent it.

This week, the Gizmodo reported that child porn images were uploadedto the Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) core ledger through the...

Setting up auto start and stop for IBM CLM tools on Windows

Setting up auto start and stop for IBM CLM tools on Windows

We’ve blogged before about starting the CLM components on Linux/Unix. Now let’s talk about staring it (and stopping it) on...

Using Filter Pools in IBM Developer for z Systems (IDz)

Using Filter Pools in IBM Developer for z Systems (IDz)

What are Filters? Filters are used to display groups or subsets of data sets in the MVS subsystem. Filters can...

Saving code to an HTML file in IBM Developer for z or IBM i

Saving code to an HTML file in IBM Developer for z or IBM i

During some courseware authoring I discovered a poorly known (but sufficiently documented) feature in Rational Developer for IBM i (and...

7 Reasons why your Mainframe needs a modern source code management system

7 Reasons why your Mainframe needs a modern source code management system

Break down the silos Mainframe development does not and should not be that much different from distributed development. There is...

Automating RTC Source Promotions from Urbancode Deploy

Automating RTC Source Promotions from Urbancode Deploy

In a recent project for a z/OS customer, we had to create some custom scripts to kick off a Rational...

Updating the SSL/TSL Security Certificates for WebSphere Liberty Under IBM CLM Tools

Updating the SSL/TSL Security Certificates for WebSphere Liberty Under IBM CLM Tools

Why you should change the default certificates? If you are a user of IBM Rational Team Concert, DOORs Next Generation,...

How to Fix the Mysterious Global Configuration Management Error in jts.log or ccm.log

How to Fix the Mysterious Global Configuration Management Error in jts.log or ccm.log

I recently ran across an issue, one that was low priority, but nagging like a gnat on a hot summer...

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