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AIX User-Related Commands

Download AIX User-Related Commands (Infographic) today! This quick guide highlights differences between user administration commands on AIX and other UNIX-derived operating systems.

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May 14, 2012

Understanding Network Port Requirements with IBM Systems Director  

While sitting at a basketball game the other night (what can I say, Warriors vs. Timberwolves, not the most exciting of games) my mind wandered into the land of IBM Systems Director. I had had a planning call earlier in the day with a customer getting ready to implement Systems Director and it dawned on me that one of the most important items to consider for the environment that Systems Director will manage is the necessary network ports that need to be open between the management server and the end points it is going to manage....More
Apr 30, 2012

Updating IBM Systems Director to Get All Updates  

Here’s an interesting updating solution for you: One of the recommendations that is always made with IBM Systems Director is that you should check for and apply updates to it as one of the first tasks after installation. In fact, in version 6.3 of Systems Director, updating is one of the “getting started” tasks that is presented when you first access the Systems Director management console. But did you know that there are actually two ways to update Systems Director? Furthermore, did you know that the most prevalent and visible way of updating Systems Director may not get you all of the available updates?...More
Apr 14, 2012

Server Auditing with IBM Systems Director  

It never fails that on each customer engagement I encounter either a new function within IBM Systems Director or a function that I’ve not previously explored. This week’s new function was -- and now is -- Server Auditing. Considering the vast capabilities of Systems Director, many customers are concerned with how to make Systems Director secure and how to tell what functions users have performed via Systems Director....More
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Dec 3, 2012

AIX Security

IBM i has extremely robust intrinsic security, and Linux, although much less secure than either AIX or IBM i, has many more eyes watching for problems. But AIX has some significant corner cases where security can be breached if you're not careful....More

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