IBM i Open Source Updates September 2021

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September was a pretty quiet month, but still some good stuff.

New Packages

Service Commander

Service Commander is tool for starting and managing services on IBM i. It makes it easy to manage your open source PASE services as well as traditional ILE services and jobs.

Some examples:

Start the service named kafka:

sc start kafka

Stop the service named zookeeper:

sc stop zookeeper

Check status of all configured services (all services belong to a special group named “all”)

sc check group:all

Other Updates

  • db2util was updated to 1.0.12

Closing

Come back Monday for October updates!