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Table Of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1. Introduction to Geac System 21
1.1 About System 21 solutions
• Business applications
1.1.1 Business applications
1.1.2 @ctive Enterprise Framework
1.1.3 Business Intelligence
1.2 System 21 concepts
1.2.1 Versions
1.2.2 Environments
1.2.3 Languages
1.2.4 Companies
1.3 System 21 vertical industry variants
1.4 Geac business partners
2.6 Data management
2.7 Security, user profiles, and authority management
2.8 Integrated file system (IFS)
2.9 Logical Partitioning (LPAR)
2.9.1 LPAR scenarios
2.10 Clustering
2.11 System management
2.11.1 Electronic Customer Support (ECS)
2.11.2 Management Central
2.11.3 System management facilities
2.12 AS/400 advanced technologies
2.12.1 Java
2.12.2 Web server for e-business
2.12.3 Lotus Domino
2.12.4 Business Intelligence solutions
Chapter 3. File system and database
3.1 DB2 UDB for AS/400: An overview
3.1.1 An integrated relational database
3.1.2 File types
3.1.3 DB2 UDB for AS/400 basics
3.1.4 AS/400 database catalog
3.1.5 Helpful AS/400 database commands
3.2 System 21 database
3.2.1 Files
3.2.2 System 21 file types
3.2.3 Fields
3.2.4 Frequently used System 21 database commands
3.3 System 21 library system
3.3.1 Application libraries
3.3.2 Library consolidation
3.3.3 @ctive Enterprise Framework libraries
3.3.4 IPG libraries
3.4 Locks
3.4.1 Record locks
3.4.2 System 21 application record locks
3.4.3 System 21 Application Manager locks
3.4.4 Clearing locks
3.5 System 21 Technical Reference
3.6 System 21 knowledgebase for Business Intelligence
3.7 Key application database files
3.7.1 Application Manager
3.7.2 Applications
Part 2. Implementation basics
Chapter 4. Sizing System 21 on the AS/400 system
4.1 Introduction
4.2 AS/400 architecture
4.2.1 AS/400 server model behavior
4.3 Workload components overview
4.3.1 Interactive component
4.3.2 Batch component
4.3.3 Server component
4.3.4 Sizing and job types
4.4 Transaction-based versus user-based sizing
4.4.1 User-based sizing
4.4.2 Transaction-based sizing
4.5 Business workload profiles
4.5.1 Rate of work: The workload profile
4.5.2 The daily workload profile
4.5.3 The weekly workload profile
4.5.4 The monthly workload profile
4.5.5 The seasonal workload profile
4.5.6 The business metric for the workload profile
4.5.7 Daily business operations schedule
4.6 Critical success factors
4.7 The System 21 application sizing questionnaire
4.8 The IBM/Geac sizing tool
4.8.1 The sizing tool
4.8.2 Tool methodology
4.8.3 Tool output
4.9 The BEST/1 sizing tool
4.9.1 System 21 measured workload profiles
4.9.2 Customer performance data
4.9.3 The sizing process
4.9.4 BEST/1 output
4.10 The iterative sizing approach
4.11 Third-party products
4.12 IBM performance validation services
4.12.1 IBM Benchmark Center
4.12.2 AS/400 Teraplex Integration Center
Chapter 5. Installation and set up
5.1 Overview
5.1.1 System management and utility function
5.1.2 Business function
5.2 Preparation
5.2.1 Skills
5.2.2 Media
5.2.3 Documentation
5.2.4 System access
5.2.5 Application dependencies
5.2.6 Network connection
5.2.7 National language considerations
5.2.8 Authorization codes
5.2.9 Environment considerations
5.2.10 Consolidation
5.2.11 Disk space requirements
5.2.12 Installation time
5.3 Server installation
5.3.1 Loading the server software
5.3.2 Initialization
5.3.3 Post installation backup
5.4 Client installation
5.4.1 System 21 Explorer
5.4.2 PC Uplift installation
5.4.3 Geac Visualize installation
5.4.4 Customizer
5.5.3 Setting up a System 21 user for an initial test
5.5.4 Testing an activity
5.6 System 21 Explorer advanced set up
5.6.1 Explorer desktop preferences
5.6.2 Explorer workspace manipulation
5.6.3 Toolbar
5.6.4 JBA activity toolbar shortcuts
5.6.5 Document Viewer
5.6.6 Tips and Techniques documentation
5.6.7 Windows NT Terminal Server
5.6.8 Network versus local installation
5.6.9 Silent and automatic installation
5.6.10 Session information
5.6.11 Initialization file
5.6.12 Limit capabilities
5.6.13 System 21 Explorer sample applications
5.6.14 System 21 Explorer Designer
5.6.15 Creating new activities in System 21 Explorer
Chapter 6. Operations
6.1 Using System 21 Machine Manager
6.1.1 What is Machine Manager
6.1.2 Scheduler
6.1.3 Accessing Machine Manager
6.1.4 Setting up parameters
6.3.1 Daily processing
6.3.2 Weekly processing
6.3.3 Monthly processing
6.4 Fiscal-period and year-end checklist
6.4.1 Fiscal period end
6.4.2 Fiscal Year End
6.5 System 21 cleanup
6.5.1 Application Manager day end
6.5.2 Administration Functions day end
6.5.3 Clear Machine Manager log
6.5.4 Clear Machine Manager history log
6.5.5 Inventory database integrity
6.5.6 Rebuild inventory item search
6.5.7 Renumber inventory item search words
6.5.8 Advanced order entry system files
6.6 Archive and purging
6.6.1 Inventory Management
6.6.2 Production Management
6.6.3 Warehousing
6.6.4 Sales Order Processing
6.6.5 Purchase requisitioning
6.6.6 Sales Analysis
6.6.7 Purchase Management
6.6.8 Accounts Payable
6.6.9 Accounts Receivable
6.6.10 Cash Management
6.6.11 General Ledger
6.6.12 Advanced Financial Integrator (AFI)
6.7 System 21 PTF and new release installation
6.7.1 What a PTF is
6.7.2 How PTFs are named
6.7.3 Setting up the PTF management system
6.7.4 Maintaining system parameters
6.7.5 Installing a PTF
6.7.6 Checking the current PTF levels
6.7.7 Checking if a PTF is restored or installed
6.7.8 Restoring PTFs
6.7.9 Displaying the PTF documentation
6.7.10 Understanding the PTF documentation
6.7.11 Auto-installing the PTF
6.7.12 Checking the installation
6.7.13 Manually installing the PTF
6.7.14 Removing PTF libraries
6.7.15 Hints and tips
6.7.16 Electronic PTF distribution
Chapter 7. Security
7.1 AS/400 security architecture
7.1.1 Physical security
7.1.2 Security levels
7.1.3 System integrity
7.1.4 Security system values
7.1.5 User and group profiles
7.1.6 Object protection
7.2 System 21 security
7.2.1 User profile basics
7.2.2 System 21 Explorer user roles
7.3 Object security considerations
Chapter 8. Printing
8.1 AS/400 printing
8.1.1 AS/400 printer attachment
8.1.2 AS/400 controllers and devices
8.1.3 AS/400 output queue
8.1.4 Printer files
8.1.5 Spooled files
8.1.6 Printer writer
8.1.7 Remote system printing
8.1.8 AS/400 NetServer
8.1.9 Client Access Express printing
8.2 Spool management
8.2.1 Setting up a remote output queue
8.2.2 Creating a virtual IPDS printer device
8.2.3 Starting AS/400 printer writers
8.2.4 Working with output queues
8.2.5 AS/400 Printer menu
8.3 System 21 specifics
Chapter 9. Backup and recovery
9.1 AS/400 backup and recovery overview
9.1.1 Manual save and restore
9.1.2 Using OS/400 Operational Assistant
9.2 Backup Recovery and Media Services (BRMS)
9.3 System 21 Housekeeping module
9.3.1 Housekeeping setup overview
9.3.2 Housekeeping data areas
9.3.3 Housekeeping data files
9.3.4 Control Details menu
9.3.5 The Definitions menus
9.3.9 Execute Day-End Functions
9.4 Restoring from backups
9.4.1 Restoring the entire system
9.4.2 Restoring an object in the System 21 environment
9.4.3 Restore from Media menu
9.5 System Managed Access Path Protection (SMAPP)
Part 3. Advanced topics
Chapter 10. Performance management
10.1 Performance concepts
10.1.1 Queuing concepts
10.1.2 Response time curve
10.1.3 Client/server response time
10.2 AS/400 server tuning
10.2.1 AS/400 server hardware
10.2.2 Basic AS/400 tuning commands
10.2.3 Performance data collection and analysis
10.2.4 AS/400 database query optimization tools
10.3 System 21 performance concepts
10.3.1 Components affecting performance
10.3.2 The client
10.3.3 Network
10.3.4 Server
10.3.5 Main storage tuning
10.3.6 Disk storage
10.4 Preventative maintenance for performance
10.4.1 Workload management
10.4.2 Storage management
10.4.3 Advanced performance facilities
10.5 Performance review
10.5.1 Reviewing performance problems: An approach
10.5.2 A performance checklist
10.6 Capacity planning with BEST/1
10.6.1 Introduction
10.6.2 AS/400 server modelling
10.6.3 Assumptions
10.6.4 Understanding the application environment
10.6.5 Selecting a capacity planning unit of measure (CPUM)
10.6.6 Determining growth objectives
10.6.7 Setting expectations
10.6.8 Measuring workload and system resource utilization
10.6.9 Collecting AS/400 performance data
10.6.10 Collecting business data
10.6.11 Creating a model using measured data
10.6.12 Summary
Chapter 11. Customization
11.1 Where and what the objects are
11.1.1 Naming conventions
11.1.2 Object types and locations
11.2 The local data area (LDA)
11.3 Record layout for zone 1
11.4 Copy Source members
11.5 Consolidating libraries
11.5.1 Libraries consolidation guidelines
11.6 Brewing your own tasks
11.6.1 Tasks and environments
11.6.2 Task forms
11.6.3 Task code set up
11.7 Print file modifications
11.8 Operating environments
11.8.1 Terminology
11.8.2 Types of environments
11.8.3 Checking prerequisites
11.8.4 Loading the software
11.8.5 Installing the software
11.8.6 Setting up specific applications
11.8.7 Completing the process
11.9 Automatic subsystem control in environments
11.10 Coexistence with other applications
11.11 Programming techniques
11.11.1 Documenting source changes
11.11.2 Program Status Data Structure (PSDS)
11.11.3 Information Data Structure (INFDS)
11.11.4 Error handling
11.11.5 Programs that will not compile
11.11.6 Menus
Chapter 12. Work management
12.1 AS/400 work management concepts
12.1.1 System values
12.1.2 Network attributes
12.1.3 Subsystems
12.1.4 Memory management
12.1.5 Jobs
12.1.6 Work Control Block Table
12.2 Client/server work management
12.2.1 Optimized host servers
12.2.2 Establishing client/server communications
12.2.3 Client/server subsystems
12.2.4 Using prestart jobs
12.2.5 Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) connections
12.2.6 Identifying client/server jobs
12.3 Work management in the System 21 environment
12.3.1 System 21 subsystems
12.3.2 System 21 submitted batch jobs
12.3.3 Work management strategy
12.3.4 Creating subsystems
12.3.5 Scheduling batch jobs
Chapter 13. Geac Work Management
13.1 Components of a Work Management solution
13.1.1 @ctive Modeler
13.1.2 Work Management Engine
13.1.3 System 21 Explorer
13.2 @ctive Modeler installation
13.2.1 Preparation
13.2.2 Installation
13.3 @ctive Modeler connection to the AS/400 system
13.3.1 Client Access connection
13.3.2 ODBC connection
13.3.3 System Configuration
13.4 Starting and stopping Work Management on the server
13.4.1 Starting Work Management
13.4.2 Ending Work Management
13.5 Explorer impact
13.6 Document Viewer
Chapter 14. National language support
14.1 AS/400 national language support overview
14.1.1 Primary and secondary national language version
14.1.2 Language-sensitive settings
14.1.3 NLV setting for cultural values
14.1.4 Multi-lingual and multi-system database support
14.1.5 System CCSID support
14.2 System 21 language considerations
14.2.1 Language installation process overview
14.2.2 Language installation disk space requirements
14.3 Installing a System 21 additional language feature
14.3.1 System 21 language codes
14.3.2 System 21 System Manager requirements
14.3.3 AMINSAPP of translated software
14.3.4 System 21 user profile requirements
14.3.5 System 21 environment requirements
14.3.6 System 21 library list support for additional languages
14.4 Country-specific requirements
14.4.1 Country-specific requirements
14.4.2 Translated Service Packs
Part 4. Appendices
Appendix A. TCP/IP basic installation and configuration
A.1 Configuring TCP/IP on the AS/400 system
A.1.1 TCP/IP configuration using a command line interface
PC
A.1.2 TCP/IP configuration using Operations Navigator
A.2 Connecting through a gateway or different network
A.2.1 Scenario
A.2.2 Route configuration
Appendix B. System 21 products and dependencies
B.1 Finance
B.2 Customer Service and Logistics
B.3 Production
B.4 Automotive
B.5 Drinks
B.6 Style Distribution
B.7 Style Production
B.8 Client Applications
B.9 Additional modules
Appendix C. Suggested schedule for Machine Manager
C.1 Day Start
C.2 Day End
C.3 Subsystems and background jobs
Appendix D. Support
D.1 Support Centers
D.1.1 Support process
D.1.2 Eligibility of coverage
D.1.3 Americas Support Center
D.1.4 Northern Europe Support Center
D.1.5 Web sites
D.2 Product support documentation
D.3 Electronic Customer Support (ECS)
D.4 PTFs
D.5 User and focus groups
Appendix E. National language versions on AS/400 systems
Appendix F. Special notices
Appendix G. Related publications
G.1 IBM Redbooks
G.2 IBM Redbooks collections
G.3 Other resources
G.4 Referenced Web sites
How to get IBM Redbooks
IBM Redbooks fax order form
Glossary
Index
IBM Redbooks review
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