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Frequently Asked Questions

We are currently migrating from system 36 environment to RPG IV and and ILE RPG, can we combine system 36 procedures and RPG program calls within Admin/400?

Admin/400 treats each menu item uniquely.  An item can run;

and these can be run either interactively or submitted to batch.  Admin/400 simplifies the migration from system 36 environment to AS/400 native and is completely seemless to the users.


Our company has 34 AS/400's around the world.  Each machine is identically setup.  When we add any new functions we have to update every machine individually.  Could you tell me more about your support for networks of AS/400's?

Admin/400 has a module dedicated to the Export/Import of menu items.  New or changed menu items are easily identified, selected and exported to any number of other systems.  Other systems could be;

The complete process can be automated and scheduled to enable all environments to remain synchronised.


Our company has offices in Australia, France, Italy and the US that all connect to our AS/400.  Can Admin/400 provide multi language support?

Admin/400 has built in language codes that support the ebcdic character set.  Simply put you can define multiple language codes and then enter the menu item description for each language.  Each user has a default language code and can optionally select to view descriptions in any of the language codes that have been setup.  Currently there is no support for Double Byte Character Set, (DBCS), languages such as Chinese, Japanese, etc.


 We have a large overnight batch processing requirement with many dependencies and run sequence requirements.  Can Admin/400 help in simplifying these overnight runs?

Admin/400's batch scheduler has built in job dependencies.  The scheduler can

Scheduled jobs are easily defined, have there own frequency schedule, complete history of each run and can have completely unique parameters including Job Description, Job Queue, Output Queue etc.


 What backup features does Admin/400 provide?

Admin/400's backup module provides for simple, automated, backups.  The module incorporates a tape cycle definition and a backup cycle definition.  The tape cycle defines the tapes available for use and their relative location and the backup cycle defines the objects to be backed up.  Cycle descriptions allow for the following backups;

A full history of data saved is maintained enabling simple restores of libraries or individual objects.

The admin/400 backup module positions it'self between a BRMS specialised solution and the manual process of entering OS/400 save commands.


Admin/400 maintenance is charged at 15% of purchase price, what does that entitle us to?

Admin/400 maintenance entitles the customer to the following;

** General support is assesed on a call by call basis and may attract a service fee based on the nature of the call.  Any service fee applicable will be advised prior to commencement of support.