The TAA Productivity Tools is a suite of commands and utilities that complement and enhance the IBM i, the world's best midrange platform. These high-quality tools help you control and manage your system, programs, and data.
The TAA Productivity Tools is a two-time winner of the Midrange Technology Showcase Product Excellence Award.
Here you will find information about the tools, details on the latest enhancements, individual tool documentation, and much more. Take the time to explore!
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Our April 15, 2018 refresh (R68) is now available.
This refresh of the TAA Productivity Tools contains two new tools:
- GENRANPWD2 - generates a random password that respects most of the password system values.
- RTVJOBOUTQ - resolves the name of the default output queue for the current job.
In addition, this refresh contains many fixes and enhancements. See the notes on the last several refreshes for details.
This refresh supports IBM i 7.1, 7.2 and 7.3. This is the last full refresh for IBM i 7.1 since that release is now out of service. Ordering the refresh is recommended in order to keep your tools up to date.
Please make sure you have the following PTFs or their supersedes installed on your system. These correct IBM problems that may cause an install failure. The problem was reported as APAR SE66239.
- R710 SI63541
- R720 SI63531
- R730 SI63540
In our testing for IBM i 7.3 we found an operating system problem that affected the CVTAUTLOBJ, CVTAUTLOBJ2, and DSPEMTAUTL commands. IBM has released a PTF to fix this problem. Please apply this PTF before installing this refresh on IBM i 7.3.
- R730 SI60781
Call 507-258-5182 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to order your refresh. We can either send you a download link or ship it to you on CD.
IBM's support for IBM i 7.1 ends in April. Are you ready?
If you are still on 7.1 (or earlier!) you should be making plans to upgrade your operating system. Here at TAA Tools we've partnered with iTech Solutions Group to perform our IBM i upgrades. Interested in getting a quote from iTech for such an upgrade? Fill out the form!
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