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Monday, April 24 • 10:15am - 11:15am
125: Managing IBM i PTFs

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What are PTFs? Why do I need them?  How do I get them? Which ones do I need?  Does my technology really need a refresh?

In this session we will describe PTFs, Cumultative PTFs, and other PTF Groups. We'll discuss how to find out what you have, how to get them, and how to put them in place. We'll help you determine what PTF strategy is the one for you and your system.

Learning Objectives:
1. What PTFs, and PTF Groups are and why you need them.
2. How to get PTFs and load them onto IBM i.
3. The use of Virtual Image Catalogs and Virtual DVD drives to save time and problems in the PTF process.
4. How to determine which PTFs you need for your system.

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Larry Bolhuis

Cloud and Datacenter Engineer, Service Express Inc.
Larry has grown up with computers since his father became a CE in 1967. He obtained a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Calvin College in 1982 and soon after began working on IBM midrange equipment with the S/34 and S/36. Larry began working on the As/400 at its introduction In 1988.After spending many years as a developer Larry began working on communications, networking, and systems management tasks. Years of... Read More →

Monday April 24, 2023 10:15am - 11:15am MDT
Plaza Court 6
  Systems Management
  • Session Level Intermediate
  • Award SILVER
  • Audience This session is for you if you are the person in charge of administering IBM i.