Al, you're entirely too trusting of technology.

Please include step   1.5.   Do a SECOND complete save.  In case the first
tape gets damaged.

--Paul E Musselman
PaulMmn@ix.netcom.com




At 04:31 PM 3/31/99 -0500, you wrote:
>>GUYS,
>>
>>I need to know the details involve in testing for Y2K.  Right now, I'm
>>preparing to set the date to 01/01/2000 and perform all normal user
>>daily tasks on a weekend.  I will then reset the date back to current
>>date and users will get back on the following Monday performing their
>>normal tasks.  I'm I on the right track.  My OS is V3R7MO and I'm
>>currently on BPCS 6.0.2.
>>
>>All your input will be greatly appreciated.
>>
>NO, NO, NO.
>
>Stop.
>
>You cannot do a backdate on the system without screwing it up.  You must
>follow the following steps:
>
>1.     Do a complete save.
>2.     Date the machine forward.
>3.     Test, test, test...
>4.     Scratch install the system from the backup tapes!
>
>No I'm not kidding.  See the following web page:
>
>http://www.as400.ibm.com/developer/year2000/y2sysdat.html
>
>Print it off, and reading it in the executive reading room.  It works
>better than Ex-Lax.
>
>Al
>
>
>
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