• Subject: Re: Setting the date ahead for Y2K testing
  • From: Glenn Ericson <Glenn-Ericson@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 27 May 1998 17:21:20 -0400

At 12:39 PM 5/27/98 -0400, you wrote:
>The question of what to look out for when setting the date ahead on an
>AS/400 for Y2K testing has come up several times.  
>Has anyone kept track of the issues that come up and compiled them
>into one list, posting them on the web somewhere?  Periodically I have
>customers who call up and tell me they are planning to do this with 
>their system.  I'd like to be able to refer them to a single source with
>things to look out for.
>Ilena Ayala
News400, MC and the IBM web site have information on this looooong challenge.
Watch words are CAUTION  and
Use a second system is the best  answer plus some help
 through tools that  provide testing support such as:

- date agers [ these vary in  function]
- date  comparators [report  & files]
        ( save the eyes foundation)
- date simulation services

If you  can't  locate let  me know
I  have some PPT  foils in the seminars  I do

Glenn Ericson,          Phoenix Consulting                      
P O Box 701164   East Elmhurst NY 11370-3164 USA                            
Phone 718 898 9805       Fax 718 446 1150
AS/400 & Year 2000- - Solutions Specialists
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