A little bit of regular iSeries housekeeping can save hours of lost business, reducing irritation and anxiety. The following list provides a summary of things to do to ensure your iSeries runs reliably:

  • Check the cabling is tidy – untidy cabling can cause network issues
  • If you have dual power supplies, use both of them
  • Check UPS batteries
  • Test UPS
  • Use dual Ethernet
  • Room temperature – ideal 22-25 degrees
  • Control humidity
  • Control dust – clean with an air duster
  • Monitor the message queues
  • Check cache battery

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