• Subject: RE: Looking for ammo
  • From: Glenn Ericson <Glenn-Ericson@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 20 Dec 1997 10:17:31 -0500

Better but
NOT the  Best Idea.

At 12:28 AM 12/20/97 +0000, you wrote:
>Assuming you can't afford a separate AS/400 for testing, you could try
>running a SAVSTG on a Friday night, go in and play on Saturday, and run
>a restore from the SAVSTG tapes on Sunday.
>
>... Neil Palmer                                     AS/400~~~~~      
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>
>       -----Original Message-----
>       From:   Jon Paris [SMTP:paris@ca.ibm.com]
>       Sent:   Friday, December 19, 1997 5:37 PM
>       To:     MIDRANGE-L@Midrange.com
>       Subject:        Re: Looking for ammo
>
>       >> "Change your system date to 01/01/2000, and let him fool with
>some of his
>       everyday programs." <<
>
>       This is NOT a good idea.  It could cause software keys to
>expire, among other
>       nastiness.  There are many many things that could be screwed up
>by changing the
>       system date even if all of the software is Y2K safe.  I think
>the AS/400 Y2K
>       web pages have information on what to beware of.  The problems
>this causes are
>       one of the reasons we recommend doing your Y2K work (or at least
>the testing)
>       on a separate machine - that way you can do a scratch install
>afterwards!
>
>       Jon Paris - AS/400 AD Market Support - paris@ca.ibm.com
>       Phone: (416) 448-4019   -   Fax: (416) 448-4414
>
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Happy Holidays

Glenn
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