Mobile Dashboards for IBM i Monitoring
By Chuck Losinski on Wed, 08/07/2019
Robot Console leverages the power of Fortra' dashboards containing browser access! Mobile-friendly dashboards allow you to combine key message summary and resource status data into a single, intuitive view. Read on to learn more.
Getting Started with Website Automation
Set up a website automation task using Automate, robotic process automation (RPA) software from Fortra. Download a free trial of automation software and set up a web automation task today.
Get More Control Over Alerts with Intermapper 6.4
Discover the latest features to enhance your network monitoring and network mapping experience with Intermapper’s 6.4 release.
How to Do CRM Automation
Use robotic process automation (RPA) to easily integrate your CRM system with your most critical business applications to streamline your business processes. Learn how with Automate.
I Have All Object Authority And I’m Not Afraid To Use It!
When it comes to security on IBM Power Servers running IBM i, a common challenge for many organizations is the number of users with too much power. These users can potentially circumvent application controls, override security restrictions for themselves and others, change critical server configuration settings, and even cover their tracks while they do it.
I’ve Got *ALLOBJ Authority And I’m Not Afraid To Use It—Part 2
While everyone likes to feel special, we need to be more selective when it comes to data access. As we discussed last month, many users have privileges far beyond their business requirements and simply need to have their access reduced to more reasonable levels.
Remember the IFS!
Ask any security professional which area of IBM i security is most often ignored and chances are that the unanimous response is a chorus of “the Integrated File System.” Although it’s been around since V3R1, the Integrated File System, or IFS, remains a shrouded mystery that represents significant risk to many IBM i organizations.
Capacity Planning and the Culture of Proof
By Timothy Prickett Morgan on Fri, 05/31/2019
Capacity planning is one of the most important things that a company will do, and yet there are still many companies that do it on the back of the envelope. Read this article and learn how to do it right.
Take Your Work to Warp Drive!
By Chuck Losinski on Thu, 05/16/2019
If your mission is work management, IBM i is the best starship in the fleet. Routing certain types of work into subsystems and memory pools, separating dissimilar work, and giving jobs the appropriate CPU time—this is work management the Windows world can only dream about.
HelpSystems (now Fortra) Rebrands Automate BPA Server to Automate Plus
Fortra is excited to announce that Automate BPA Server, our powerful enterprise business process automation (BPA) software, is now Automate Plus. All the features you know and love in Automate BPA Server are still available but Automate Plus aims to provide a more robust set of automation tools.
Two-Way Message Response with Robot
By Chuck Losinski on Wed, 05/01/2019
You have the afternoon off—but not the responsibility of monitoring your system for issues. This includes responding to application and system messages as they occur on your production IBM i jobs. You don’t want to carry your laptop around just in case you need to VPN back to answer a message that is waiting on your month-end process. What option do you have?
Automate Website Monitoring in Less Than 10 Minutes
How can a 6-step automation task provide peace of mind when it comes to website monitoring? At Fortra, our web team works to make sure that people will always be able to access our website to find solutions to their IT problems. But they don’t work 24/7. Even with the team spread across different time zones, if a critical error occurs when no one is around—or that no one knows about—it can’t be...
Interacting with Powertech SIEM Agent for IBM i
By Robin Tatam on Thu, 03/21/2019
Your organization has invested in a security information event manager, or SIEM, to receive and analyse security and event log information from a variety of servers. Now they want to also get this information from their IBM Power Systems server.
Introducing BRMS Dashboards in Insite Analytics (Webinar Recap)
By Mike Stegeman on Tue, 03/19/2019
Insite Analytics brings all of your BRMS systems together in a single place so you can identify, investigate, and solve issues faster.