• Subject: Re: Setting the date ahead for Y2K testing
  • From: Gary L Peskin <garyp@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 27 May 1998 18:27:15 -0700
  • Organization: The Firstech Corporation

Another alternative would be one of the date simulators on the market. 
I sell and support one so I'm partial to this solution.  For a list of a
lot of AS/400 Y2K tools, see
http://www.softmall.ibm.com/as400/y2ktol.html

Gary L Peskin

Jon Paris wrote:
> 
> Simple answer - don't do it - it will make you go blind !
> 
> More complicated answer.  Check the Y2K issues of Midrange Computing and
> News/400.  Midrange also have a White Paper on Y2K.  All of these provide
> valuable information as does Rochester's Y2K web site (which contains the text
> of some of the articles).  In particular check out
> http://www.softmall.ibm.com:80/as400/y2sysdat.html which covers AS/400 System
> Date changes.
> 
> Summary of long answer - don't do it - it will make you go blind ! - buy a new
> workbench system for your Y2K testing and use it as a development box, Domino
> server, etc. when you are done.  Alternatively take up the option to do a 
>short
> term system rental.  Everyone I know who did the system date change wishes 
>they
> hadn't!
> 
> Jon Paris - AS/400 AD Market Support - paris@ca.ibm.com
> Phone: (416) 448-4019   -   Fax: (416) 448-4414
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