Basics of Disconnecting Inactive Users 

Basics of Disconnecting Inactive Users

Let's get back to the basics. These sessions are designed for anyone starting out as an IBM i system admin, looking to refresh their knowledge, or looking to learn more.

In this sessions we'll discuss: 

With everyone so concerned about security currently, as they should be, one security concern is when people leave their sessions running and walk away from their computers.  IBM i has the ability to sign users off after so many minutes of inactivity.  Should you end their jobs or just disconnect them.  We will cover the options to set this up, and the implications of its use.




Presented by Pete Massiello
iTech Solutions


Pete Massiello has been working with the AS/400, iSeries, and IBM i since 1989, focusing on systems management and technical support. He is the President of iTech Solutions Group, an IBM Premier Business Partner delivering solutions and services to IBM i shops throughout the world. He is a member of IBM’s certification test-writing team, an IBM Certified Systems Expert with certifications in IBM i design, administration, LPAR, virtualization, implementation, and HMC management.

Pete has a B.S. in Computer Science from Hofstra University and an MBA from the University of New Haven. He was President of COMMON from 2010 to 2012, and again in 2014. He is a COMMON Hall of Fame speaker and a frequent speaker at user groups all over the world. In 2011, IBM established the Champions award for Power Systems, and Pete was one of the first recipients. In 2018, Pete was recognized as the first Lifetime IBM Power Systems Champion.

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