Tuesday, May 3, 2011: 9:30 AM-10:45 AM
205 CD (Minneapolis Convention Center)
This is a work-at-your-own-pace open lab. Get hands-on experience with the integrated file system and file servers.
The following modules are offered in this open lab:
- Accessing IFS - General (460255)
- Accessing IFS - ASPs (460256)
- Who's Using My Object? (460257)
- Copying in the IFS - Authority Considerations (460258)
- IFS Journaling (460259)
- IFS Security (460260)
- IFS Remote File Systems: NFS, QNTC, QFileSvr.400 (460261)
- Using RTVDIRINF results (490132)
Each topic has exercises for you to perform. Come give them a try and ask questions. Or stop in and try your own thing with the experts here to help you.
Each module provides a different learning experience. Listed below are the activities/concepts you should be familiar with after completing each module.
- Accessing IFS - General
- Creating, deleting and working with IBM i NetServer file shares.
- Mapping a network drive.
- Copying files using IBM i NetServer.
- Creating and deleting directories.
- Accessing IFS - ASPs
- Creating and deleting user-defined file systems.
- Working with user-defined file systems.
- Using the integrated file system on basic and independent ASPs.
- The basic principles of mounting and un-mounting file systems.
- Who's Using My Object?
- Determining the jobs using a specific object.
- Determining the object(s) being used by a specific job.
- Investigating "object in use" errors
- Copying in the IFS - Authority Considerations
- Owner, primary group and user profile authority considerations during a copy.
- Public and group authority considerations during a copy to stream file.
- Maintaining the same owner for a newly copied object.
- IFS Journaling
- Starting and ending journaling of IFS objects.
- Applying journaled changes to IFS objects.
- Changing journaled IFS objects.
- Viewing journaling properties of IFS objects from both System i Navigator and the "green screen".
- Saving and restoring IFS objects.
- IFS Security
- Changing permissions on the "root" (/) directory.
- Securing the QSYS.LIB directory for the system and independent ASPs.
- Securing the system with scanning and auditing by setting up various security system values.
- Setting up security for /home.
- Testing your system's IFS security policy.
- IFS Remote File Systems: NFS, QNTC, QFileSvr.400
- Configuring a NFS server and client on IBM i.
- Using and IFS path and an NFS mount to access a remote IBM i system.
- Configuring a QNTC connection to a remote PC.
- Using an IFS path to access files on a remote PC.
- Configuring a QFileSvr.400 connection to a remote IBM i system.
- Using an IFS path to access the IFS on a remote IBM i system.
- Using RTVDIRINF results
- Running the RTVDIRINF command anc controlling where the results are placed.
- Use of query tools to analyze the resulting data.
Anyone that uses objects in the IFS on an IBM i or access the IBM i from a client.
This includes system administrators and application developers.