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IBM System i5Session:MITEC – Session 2Tips and Techniquesfor iSeries Access for WebCarole A MinerIBM [email protected] IBM Corporation, 2006. AllRights Reserved. This publication mayrefer to products that are not currentlyavailable in your country. IBM makes nocommitment to make available anyproducts referred to herein.Simplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Functions you can perform with iSeries Access for Web5722-XH2, V5R4Print Printer output PDF Printer output Printers PDF Printers Internet Printers Internet PrinterShares Printer shares Output Queues5250 Active Sessions Start 5250 Session ConfiguredSessions Bypass Sign-onDatabase Tables My Request Run SQL Open OfficeFormats Copy Data to Table Import Requests iSeries Access forWindows Query Manager Query/400 Extract Server DataCommands Run commands My commands SearchMessages Display Messages Send Messages Sametime Operator Messages Message QueueMy Personal FolderFiles Browse Files Browse File Shares File SharesItems marked in red are newin the V5R4 versionJobs User Jobs Server Jobs 2006 IBM CorporationCustomize Preferences Policies Settings TransferconfigurationDownloadOther Bookmarks ChangePassword Connection Pool Status Trace AboutSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5V5R4 iSeries Access for Web EnhancementsBoth Servlets atabase Support Single sign-on(SSO) using WASsecurity model (EIM,LDAP) 5250 Bypass System isign-on screen Import/run DB2 QueryManager and IBM Query forSystem i queries A new output destination ofIFS for SQL requests New option of ‘Find’ on Tableslink System i SQLRequests added System i SQLResults VieweraddedDatabase Support for OpenOfficeSpreadsheet format(.ods)5250 Support DDS HTMLkeywords Display HTTP/HTTPSURL strings as linksAdministration Can transfer configurationitems between System i userprofiles Can use WebSphere datasource names for databaseconnectionsFiles Zip functionaddedSystem iCredentials Can changeSystem ipassword viaAccess for WebFiles Browse File Share link added 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5This presentation focuseson additional thingsyou need to understandabout deploying and usingiSeries Access for Webin your networkFunctional enhancements can be submitted via the FITS system.Go to the iSeries Access home page:http://www.ibm.com/eserver/iseries/access/And click on link “Request for Design Change” 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Setting upyour webservingenvironment 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5iSeries Access for Web Internal ViewiSeries Accessfor WebHTTPSocketsorTN5250Web eorTomcat 2006 IBM CorporationiSeries AccessServers,5250 application,Database,Files,Printer outputSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Connection .4.FirefoxInternet ExplorerIn either case (1) web instance, (1) url address,and (1) port numberA 2006 IBM CorporationA single System iWeb serverApplication serveriSeries Access for Web5250 applicationsDatabaseFilesPrinter output An System iWeb serverApplication serveriSeries Access forWeb5250 applicationsDatabaseFilesPrinter output Simplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Access Considerations1.2.3.4.5.6.7.8.9.A single System iWeb serverApplication serveriSeries Access for Web5250 applicationsDatabaseFilesPrinter output A Browser users provide url address to System Aand can automatically access resources onSystem A Users can also start 5250 emulation andDatabase functions to any other System i in thenetwork– Users cannot work with printer output, IFS,commands, etc on other systems with thissetup 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Can use 5250 and Database to any system in the networkCan connect to any System i in mynetwork and run 5250 emulationand Database (upload, download,work with tables, etc)5250 Emulation¾ Provides a panel to start a 5250session and save this sessionconfigurationDatabase¾ You can add additionalconnections via Policy ÆDatabase Connections¾ These additional connectionsare then available to users onthe Database screens. 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Accessing Multiple i SystemsUse iSeries Access for Web to connectto multiple i SystemsBBackend Systems The backend Systems (B, C, D)contain business data. They are inside the companynetwork. You don’t want to install webserving software on these systems Some users always need toconnect to System B, some toSystem C, and some to System D 2006 IBM CorporationCDSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5What Needs to Be InstalledAdministratorsets up.ABSystem A is addedThis System i needs: HTTP/HTTPS WAS or ASF Tomcat iSeries Access for Web(installed and configured)CSystems B, C, and D. Must have 5722-XW1 iSeries Access Familyinstalled 5722-XH2 iSeries Access for Web installed(RSTLICPGM) but not configured 2006 IBM CorporationDSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Setting up System AASystem A is added to the network.System A has HTTP/HTTPS, WAS or Tomcat, and iSeries Access for Web Configure 3 HTTP servers with 3 different port numbers -- one forSystem B, one for System C, and one for System D Configure 3 WAS (or Tomcat) instances (one for each system) Configure iSeries Access for Web in each instance (use TGTSVRparameter on CFGACCWEB2 command)– Adds "realm server name.mydomain.com"– For WAS:/QIBM/UserData/Access/web2/ appsvrtype / wasinst / appsvr /config/webaccess.properties– For Tomcat:/QIBM/UserData/Access/Web2/ appsvrtype / tcsvrname /config/webaccess.properties 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Access from Web BrowserBAWeb environment on “A” is started 3 HTTP servers listening on ports 5001,5002, 5003iSeries Access for Web is accessed using. http://SystemA:5001/webaccess/iWAMainto get to SystemB http://SystemA:5002/webaccess/iWAMainto get to SystemC http://SystemA:5003/webaccess/iWAMainto get to SystemD 2006 IBM CorporationHost Server portsPorts 5001,5002, 5003CDPlease note:This is only one example of how toconfigure this environment.Simplify Your IT!

IBM System i5User starts browser and keys in url address.iSeries Access for Web user is providingdifferent address to get to each System i. http://SystemA:5001/webaccess/iWAMainto get to SystemBB http://SystemA:5002/webaccess/iWAMainto get to SystemC http://SystemA:5003/webaccess/iWAMainto get to SystemDThe user must provide a correct System iuser id and password to each backendsystem to get access to information 2006 IBM CorporationCDSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Security ConsiderationsBetween end users and HTTP Server You can set up Firewalls, VPN, orSSLBetween iSeries Access for Web andbackend systems You can set up additional Firewalls You can use VPN You cannot use SSL betweenSystem A and backend systems. 2006 IBM CorporationHost Server ports HTTP or HTTPS FirewallBACDSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Control User Access to functionsCustomize 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Control User Access to functions1.How do I keep my usersfrom using all thesefunctions?2.How do I set up theenvironment for my users?3.Should I let my users sethave some individual screensettings for some functions?You need *SECADM authority tocustomize profiles 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Access for Web uses i5/OS User Profiles*PUBLIC profile is the set of defaultpolicy settings shipped with Accessfor Web The defaults allow mostfunctions to be available to allusersWhen an iSeries Access for Webuser attempts to access anyfunction on the iSeries, thefollowing sequence of checks aremade to authenticate user access: User profile Group profile(s) *PUBLIC profileThe settings in these policiesindicate what functions withiniSeries Access for Web, a user canattempt to use.For example: Let's say you give users fullaccess to the 'Database' tab. You have Object Level authorityset up on your data When a user attempts to use theiSeries Access for WebDatabase function to get atdatabase information, the userwill get an i5/OS messageindicating they are notauthorized to access the table 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Customize Æ Policies Policies are used tocontrol access toiSeries Access for Webfunctions Policies are saved andassociated with theappropriate iSeriesuser or group profile Each 'Category'expands for granularcontrol 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Recommendations for Setting Up PoliciesDo as much customizationas you can using *PUBLICCreate some ‘Groups’ of users andapply more specific customizationExamples: Setting up PrinterOutput view Setting up Mail ServerSMTP address Creating look and feelof 5250 sessions Creating DatabaseConnections General Page LayoutsExample: Create “Office” group Take away all tabs and functionsexcept (for example) PrinterOutput, 5250, Database, IFS 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Tip: Might want to Set up Printer Output with *PUBLICShipped look 15 columns Multiple ActionsDisplay only attributes thatmake sense for your users Fits on one screenUse Policies /Preferences to removeattribute columnsUse Policies to modifythe Action options 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Set Policy to Default to Specific Directory in IFSSet a 'DefaultDirectory' for: *PUBLIC Groups ofusers SpecificuserIn this example, I went into CMINER1 profile,and set policy to show only the 'CMINER1'directory to this user. 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Customization – ‘Copy Policies’ between profilesThe Copy Policies functionenables policy settings to becopied from one profile to anynumber of other specifiedprofiles.This enables iSeries Access forWeb administrators to edit policysettings for one profile andreplicate the settings to otherprofiles.Must have at least *CHANGEobject authority–Administrators can copy policy settings for user and group profiles 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Copy Profile Settings from one System i to anotherTo copy customized profilesettings from one System i toanother System i1. Use the Export function to putthem in a PC file2. Then use the Import functionto put the profile settings onanother System iThis is useful if you wish to createuser group profiles (such asSALES, SECRETARY, etc) and setthem up similarly on a variety ofsystems. 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Transfer Configuration Data function (new in V5R4)The Transfer Configuration Data functionenables administrators to moveconfiguration items between user profiles.Configuration items supported 5250 sessions 5250 macros Commands Database requests Folder items Policiesare:Configuration items can be: Replicated via the Copy action Ownership transferred via the Moveaction 2006 IBM CorporationTransfer ownershipSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Example of using Transfer Configuration DataCreated a new user Used CommandsfunctionGave new user samePolicies sameanother user Used TransferConfiguration Dataand selected‘Policies’ 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Customization SettingsUse Current Setting1. The default shippedsetting2. Any setting that has beenapplied (ie, someone setssomething at *PUBLIClevel)The way it looks when first installedApply setting to profile1. Apply some setting2. Don’t change setting evenif you are in a group thatis getting some settingchangedReset to default1. Go back to defaultshipped setting‘Reset to default’ addedwhen setting changed 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5View All Policies set for User or GroupTo later determine what policies have beenset for a specific user and group, go intoCustomize Æ User or Group (name) ÆSelect ‘View All Policies’ Can sort by Category or Derived FromDerived From tells you: Shipped defaultProfile settingGroup - group profile *PUBLIC group*JOBCTL authority (special authorityset for the i5/OS profile)SECADMIN authorityParent policyAdministrator privilegesLimit capabilities (*YES in the i5/OS profile)Directory entry (user’s profile directoryentry in the system directory)E-mail addressSametime user 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Tips on MailMail 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Integrate User’s email with iSeries Access for WebCan send results of the following iSeries Accessfor Web functions: PDF view of print information Database (SQL) results Information stored in the IFS CL commandSent as an attachment to 'email'One-step way to distribute informationacross the network, and particularly usefulwhen recipient is: Not a System i user Does not have access to a web browser 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Users can easily email resultsWorking with PDF'Mail' option displays for function of Access for Web that supports 'Mail'printer outputDatabaserequestMail outputIFS File System 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Send your e-mailYour emailaddressplugged infor you .see PDFattachmentthere. 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5How to set up Access for Web to use e-mailDo nothing If you currently use OS/400 System Distribution Directory (SDD) to storeyour e-mail addresses, then do nothing to Access for Web.If no SMTP address has been provided, Access for Web will look in SDDfor e-mail address for signed-on userUse Access for Web ‘Customize’ function to set up SMTP mail serveraddress and each user’s e-mail address Use Policies (*PUBLIC) to set SMTP mail server address for everyoneUse Policies for each user to add unique e-mail address, orLet each user use Preferences to set up their own e-mail addressUse V5R3 ‘Import Policy Settings’ to provide all e-mail addresses toAccess for Web 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5You must ‘Customize’ to use Email function1You need to identifyyour SMTP ServeraddressUse *PUBLIC to set upSMTP Server address You probably havesame SMTP serveraddress for allusersNote:If the SMTP server address is blank, Accessfor Web will query the system directory(SDD) for email config info for your profile 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5All Users’ Email addresses must be set upe-Mail address mustbe set for each user Administratorcould go intoeach user’sprofile and setemail address Each user coulddo thisthemselvesthrough'Preferences'22 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Integration with Lotus SametimeYou can receive Sametime messages: When something is added to 'My Folder' -- this could be someonehas put something new in my folder or a database or CL commandrequest that I previously submitted has completed The administrator/system operator has sent a break messageYou must have a Sametime Server installed in your network and accessiblefrom your System i. Sametime is an add-on product to Lotus Notes. 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Setup needed to integrate use of Sametime1Use Settings toglobally set upSametime serveraddress and portnumberUse Policies toindividually includeeach user’sSametime address-- or -Let each user usePreferences to setup their ownSametime address22 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Import Policies from existing mail server directoryThe policy settings formultiple user profiles canbe updated by using theImport Policies (onerequest)3 This eliminates needfor each profile to beindividually updated Email addresses andSAMETIMEaddressesAdministrators are only ableto import policy settings touser and group profiles forwhich they have at least*CHANGE object authority 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Import Policies requires a file type of .XML (example) ?xml version "1.0" encoding "utf-8" standalone "yes"? QiwaPolicies profile name "TSMITH" mail fromEmailAddress [email protected] /fromEmailAddress /mail sametime userName [email protected] /userName /sametime /profile profile name "CJONES" mail fromEmailAddress [email protected] /fromEmailAddress /mail sametime userName [email protected] /userName /sametime /profile /QiwaPolicies 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Tip: Folder NotificationSet up for emailnotificationSet "Send e-mail onnew folder items" to"yes"Notification emailaddress does not haveto be the same as mailsettings defaults to emailaddress in the mailsetting override with emailaddress of cell phone,or pager 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Tips on 5250 This is the only functionin the iSeries Access forWeb product thatrequires the 'interactivefeature’. All other functions iniSeries Access for Webrun as 'batch' tasks onSystem i5250 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5How to Start a 5250 Session and save itTwo options:11. Select to ‘Start Session’ Fill in information on StartSession and connectSelect ‘Active SessionSettings’ link at bottom ofscreenModify as you wish, thenclick on ‘Save’2. Select ‘Configured Sessions’ Select ‘Configure NewSession’ link on lowerscreenSet up as you wish, thenclick on ‘Save’2 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Create ‘Shortcuts’ to Configured SessionsYour Configured Session Create ‘Shortcuts’ for otherusersCan set Policies3 To restrict what users cando with your shortcut. Do not allow users to:– Copy your shortcut– Delete your shortcut– Rename your shortcut– Edit your shortcut– Create another Shortcut 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Configuring a New Session (continued)Web view is default Can switch toTraditional viewMany keyboard and screensettings to improve end userproductivity and satisfactionCan also set up different textcolorsCreate a consistent ‘look’ forall your users 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Example: 5250 - Proportional Width Vs Fixed WidthDefault for Web setting isto display output usingProportional width fontsTo change to Fixed widthfonts, check the box thatsays: Display text usingfixed width fontsUsers can also do this on-the-flyby clicking on the "Active sessionsettings" link and change thesetting for this connection, or byswitching to Traditional view. 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Position Cursor at Exact LocationSome 5250 applications arecursor sensitive Help PromptingCan be set so clicking thecursor on a field will displayinformation Default behavior – placethe cursor at the start offield V5R3 enhanced to allowthe cursor to be placed atany location.Helps those applications thatdifferentiate cursor locationswithin a fieldNote: turning on position cursor at exactlocation results in larger HTML file. Turnthis capability on and off as needed. 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Enable Active Function Keys As ButtonsDefaults: Display ActiveFunction Keys asButtons Show More as abuttonCan uncheck theseboxes to deliver a moretraditional view 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5My KeypadsConfiguring a Keypad is a veryeffective way to simplify many enduser tasks For example, a button to doa ‘Host Print’ of a screen132 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Creating a Macro to use with 52501. Record the Macro Start Session and get to OS/400 sign-on screen Go to bottom of screen and start macro record Continue recording macro until you have reached spot you want users tocome into (ie, OS/400 Main Menu, your own menu, a particular application.) Go down to bottom of screen and stop macro recording When you get to the save macro screen, select a macro name2. Edit the Macro to bypass sign-on screen Go to 'Start Session' and go to bottom of page and select 'My Macros' towork with macro you just created Remove your password that was recorded and put in [password], thenremove your workstation id and put in [user] in the macro.– This is documented in 5250 User Interface Help at bottom of 'ConfigureNew Session' page 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Record and Save Your Macro21Start ati5/OS signon screenand click onStartRecordingto createyour macro3Then give theMacro a name 2006 IBM CorporationPress StopRecording whenyou’ve reachedpoint you wantusers to come inatGo to bottomof 5250 screenand select toEdit the macroyou justcreatedSimplify Your IT!4

IBM System i5Edit Your Macro and Create A Shortcut for it5Select Action to Edit your macro6 Replace your password with[password] and your user idwith [user] Then when this runs, thesigned on user id andpassword will be plugged in7 Go back to My Macro page and sectionAction to Create Shortcut to yourMacros Add whomever can use this Macro 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Add Macro Name to a 5250 Session8 Create a new session via the StartORSession link Under the Macro parameter, thepulldown will have your Macrolisted Select one of yourConfigured Sessions andadd the Macro shortcut 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Reconnect to an Active SessionA user can be in the middle of a5250 application, then gosomewhere else in mybrowser Work with printer output, goto some other web page, etc)But did not sign off the 5250session User can come right back tosame screen through ‘ActiveSession’ linkUser could also have shut downthe PC, go to another PC andopen a connection to thesame System i and pick rightup on same pageNot a good idea to remove ‘ActiveSession’ link from users’ desktops,as then they do not have theflexibility to jump in and out of the5250 application 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Reconnect to an Active SessionSessions listed here are sessions I did not 'sign off' of i5/OSThey would show up here even if System i had released them. If a userattempts to Reconnect, they may get a message that the session hasbeen closed and they would have to start a new 5250 session 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Share an Active 5250SessionShare an active session withanother user/groupShared session is read only Others can only view thesessionShared session is not refreshedautomatically as screen contentchanges Use browser refresh buttonto refresh the contentUseful for showing someone thescreen content Ex. help desk 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Going directly to 5250 from your browserIf you enter iSeries Access for Web by using the following address:http://[host]:[port]/webaccess/iWA5250The 5250 session to be started is selected as follows: Reconnects to the last accessed active session if the user hasone or more active sessions Starts a new session identified in the 5250 Policies as the‘Configured session to use for defaults’ Starts a session to the System i where iSeries Access for Web isrunningUse initmac parameter to execute a macro at session mac mymacroIf there is not an active session, this will start a new 5250 sessionand execute the macro named mymacro Useful for taking a user directly into an application(Documented in the URL documentation on the web) 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Tips on Print Print PrinterOutput Printers 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Printer OutputPrinter output displayed is for thesigned-on user id.If you want to see a different spool file,you can do it by adding a parameter tothe iSeries Access for Web path.Example. I am signed on as user 'cminer1’.By default I can see all 'cminer1'spool files. If I enter a new url path ashttp:// iseries name /webaccess/iWASpool?user warrena Then I would be able to see all'warrena' spool files -- Must have the proper authorityin your i5/OS user profile 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5HATS uses iSeries Access for Web for Printer sv6/index.jspUse iSeries Accessfor Web ‘PrinterOutput’ capabilitywith HATSapplicationsNote:InfoPrint Server notrequired 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Tip: Take Advantage of Printer ViewsBasic (default) Hides the System i printerconcept Simplified actions to controlprintersAdvanced Traditional System i printer Advanced actions Starting/stopping writer Hold/release output queues Vary on/off deviceUse Policies or Preferences tocontrol the printer view Customize Æ Printers ÆPrinters List View 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5IBM InfoPrint .nsf/vwwebpublished/ipserverhome i ww1. Use iSeries Access for Web tocreate a PDF printer2. Use InfoPrint Server to convertAFP and SCS printer output toPDF– Direct 5250 application outputto PDF printer– All printer output sent to PDFprinter is converted to PDF3.Use iSeries Access for Web to access generated PDF documents-- Use PDF printer output to access your PDF printer output-- Use PDF printers to access PDF printer output by printer 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Create PDF Printer, PDF Printers, PDF Printer OutputTo use any of thesefeatures requiresInfoPrinter Server 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Tips on File Serving IFS NetServer 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5IFS – Use as a File ServerA Full access to IFS Files tab has many link optionsbeneath it Connected to ‘Root’ directory– Can see all directories in IFS– No access restrictionsB Limited (controlled) access to IFS Files tab has only one option– Browse Files Connected to CMINER1 directory– Cannot get out of this view andwork with other directories in IFS– No access restrictions for CMINER1directory Can view information on SALESINFOdirectory– Was given a symbolic link to thisdirectory 2006 IBM CorporationABSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Can perform many tasks without going to 5250 or iNAVCreate Directories Can create directories under theRoot, can open a directory andcreate directories under anotherdirectoryCan ‘Work With’ directories ‘Edit Authorities’ (as shown)– Note that when adirectory is created*PUBLIC have full accessto it ‘Change Owner’ of the directory– Default is the one whocreated it ‘Change Primary Owner’ ‘Change Authorization List Zip / Unzip 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Set Default Directories for Your UsersCustomize Æ Policies Æ User ID Put path to directory in ‘DefaultDirectory’Good idea to put directories in the/home path of IFS as that is thedefault used by many programsYou want users to work with one shareddirectory as well as their personaldirectory Again, create user directories in/home pathShared directory can be in root orany other pathSet up a symbolic link to theshared directory from each user’sdirectory– /home/user directory/shareddirectory 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Tip: Display Directory Content in New WindowResult 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5System i NetServerSystem i Support for Windows Network NeighborhoodWhat is it?Print PC outputon System iprinters File and print serving for CIFS clients Compatible with Microsoft Networking andSAMBA Part of the base IBM i5/OS Operating SystemStore/SharePC data in IFSWhy Use it? Network Neighborhood (My Network Places)Search for computersConnect to a shareWork with output queuesUse Network DOS commandsEncrypted password 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Files Shares‘NetServer view of IFS Directories set to Read orRead/Write Determined through ‘shares’(similar to PC servers) iSeries Navigator used to set up‘shares’File Shares Shows all directories that have beenset up with ‘File Sharing’ If user clicks on a directory that no‘share’ was set for user, the userwill get a ‘not authorized’ messagefrom i5/OSUser sees only ‘share names’ ofdirectories, not actual path ordirectory names 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Browse Files Share (new in V5R4)Browse File Share link Displays directory that isidentified in the user’sPolicy settings Shipped Default for*PUBLIC is the QIBM folder.– As QIBM is onedirectory thatautomatically shipswith a ‘share’assigned 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Browse File Share with Policy settingCustomize Æ Policies Æ Files Scroll down to ‘Browse FileShares’Change directory from QIBMto another directorypreviously set up as a ‘shared’directory– Note: Put in sharenamenot directory name or pathAdvantage over ‘Browse Files’ Already set up to Read Only orRead/WriteDon’t have to go into Policiesand make any other settings 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Setting up NetServer Print SharesUse iSeries Navigator toset up Print Shares foryour usersClick on Basic Operations Printers Right-click onPrinter to set up. 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Printer Shareshttp:// myiseries /webaccess/iWAPrinterSharesAll printers defined as shared printers will show up inhere.If user also has adequate 'object level authority' theycould work with printers and printer output from here 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Internet Printers - Shareshttp:// myiseries /webaccess/iWAIPPShares 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5Tip: Access Files on Other SystemsFile systemsmounted in the IFScan be accessed NFS QNTCiSeriesshowingdirectoriesin IFS14Access forWeb userusing 'Files'tab23Use files to accessfiles on other filesystemsWindowsserver innetwork 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

IBM System i5 DatabaseTips on Data Exchange 2006 IBM CorporationSimplify Your IT!

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IBM System i5 2006 IBM Corporation Simplify Your IT! Functions you can perform with iSeries Access for Web 5