How do I change an IBM i Webservice from SOAP 1.2 down to SOAP 1.1? And more importantly… Why would I want to do that? A client asked me “Can you change some of our IB i Webservices to use SOAP1.1?” Apparently, some MS Webservers are having problems with SOAP 1.2 when connecting to IBM

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Join me on a mission to connect to a SQL Server database from IBM i This will be a growing blog… I’m going to use this to record a diary of sorts, chronicling my adventures in accessing and reading a Microsoft SQL Database direct from an IBM i application. Apparently, if the bods at Microsoft

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Ever wanted to find your IBM i OS Version in RPG? Following on from this old blog about how to find the OS version from a CL Program (and when I say OLD I mean from back in 2009, when I was still young and crispy.. as opposed to how I am now; old, wrinkled

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WORK IN PROGRESS – Come back next week to see if this blog has been updated with some real time findings. It will be. I’m just busy in the real world and this is tricky stuff… I can tell you 😉 Using MariaDB (MySQL) with IBM i PHP Following Part 3 – where we verified

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Verify MariaDB – MySQL on IBM i Following Part 2 – where we installed IBM i MariaDB (MySQL) – the next burning question is “OK, so it looks like it installed, so how do we check it and use it?” Me – with a coffee Now that we have MariaDB – MySQL is on your

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It’s time to install MariaDB on IBM i Following Part 1 – let’s dive into installing the actual thing and wade through any problems we see along the way. … Me – with a coffee MariaDB is a replacement for MySQL MariaDB is a fast, open-source, community developed branch of MySQL. Internal commands use the

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Ever wanted to use WordPress on IBM i? What is WordPress? WordPress is an open-source Content Management System written in PHP and paired with a MySQL or MariaDB database. Features include a comprehensive plugin architecture and a visual theme system. WordPress is powered by a webserver – what options do we have? HTTP Server for

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