Yeah.  It even worked.  We're doing it again now at my current client,
changing all of their add-ons to MAPICS to work that way.

Dave Shaw
Simpsonville, SC
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Phil" <>

> On the Code/400 list we were talking about how to open an IFS file from
> Edit.  It opens a java app that allows you to browse the IFS (including
> qsys.lib)  The folders do not need to be shared through OpsNav, a version
> client access that supports mapping drives doesn't need to be installed,
> the QFWPSERVER authorization list doesn't prevent access to qsys.lib.
> I have had no trouble securing folders other than qsys.  QSYS, however, is
> much more difficult because many apps require users to do things users
> normally aren't authorized to do (ADDPFM, RMVPFM etc) so authority is lax.
> Has anyone gone though another vendor's app, changed all file authorities
> public *exclude, change the owner to a profile that can't sign on, and
> change the initial programs to use adopted authority *owner?
> Phil

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