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Monthly Archives: November 2018

IBMi – copy the loadsource to a smaller disk

Me and many other technicians hate the limitation that the only supported way of migrating the Loadsource disk to a smaller LUN is save/restore IBMi OS. With the method described below, I was able to copy the Loadsource to the smaller disk, and it worked. Read more of this post

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How to check LUN properties delivered to IBMi

Have you ever wonder if a LUN delivered from an external storage to your IBMi Lpar is thin provisioned,encrypted or provisioned thru SSD, you can do it from IBMi. Read below about hidden SST macro.

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What about my secret project?

In October I had a pleasure to attend IBM TechU 2018 in Rome. I will write few words about the conference in another post, but I’ve been asked several times what about my secret project. I have already disclosed some information in the November IBM Systems Magazine, so let me share few details. Read more of this post