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1996 Index of Articles

January 1996

NaSPA News

Introducing Access Control for VSE/ESA 2.1
by Linda Dockstader

Building an ISPF-Based Corporate Management Information System: Part II
by Michael Swetlow

Making the Transition to Parallel Sysplex at Boeing: Part I - Motivation and Positioning
by Michael M. DuPas and Thomas Sible

Managing Implementation Projects for New and Emerging Technology
by Leo A. Wrobel

MQSeries: Part I - What is Message Queuing?
by Tom Kruczek

Using Process Configuration Management for Project Management
by Sohail Haque

Data Compression: Reducing Transmission Costs Without Sacrificing Data
by Shannon Wendel

Routers and Firewalls: Packet Filtering
by Mark Bell

Using Programs as Functions in OS/2: How to Use DosStartSession
by Bruce Eric Hogman

NetWare Resource Security: NDS vs. Bindery
by Guy C. Yost

The Law and Your Plans for Doing Business on the Internet
by Charlotte Ann Griffin

Profiting Through Effective Network Management: Part III
by Leo A Wrobel

Getting the Most From Your Presence in Cyberspace
by G.A. "Andy" Marken

MVS Tools and Tricks

Keeping Up With the Unit Control Block: Part II
By Sam Golob

VSE Tools and Techniques

A Subroutine to Obtain the POWER Job Number of a Currently Executing Job
by Mark Hanna

VM Toolbox

Animated PIPELINES
by John D. Kinne

Storage Strategies

Too Much of a Good Thing - Multivolume Data Sets
by Steve Pryor

OS/2 Insights

The Case of the Dead Giveaway
by John E. Johnston

Netware News

Security Using Gateways
by Guy C. Yost

Opening Windows

"Dream Trip" to Asia Includes Sightseeing of Gadgetry
by Al Shing

Security Strategies

Staving Off the Would-Be Hacker
by Eric Allred

On a Personal Note

The Customer Ain't Always Right
by Mike Sutton

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February 1996

NaSPA News

Change Management: What to Look for in a Change Management Product
by Gord Tomlin and Robert Eu

How to Create an Effective Storage Management Strategy
by Kevin Walter

The Selection of a Storage Subsystem: A Customer's Perspective
by Paul D. Nigro

COLD Becomes Hot Solution for Improved Customer Service, Profits
by Philip A. Storey

ISPF/PDF Edit Macros By Example
by Thomas Bryant and Jeffrey Celander

Managing Organizational Change
by Leo A. Wrobel

Making the Transition to Parallel Sysplex at Boeing: Part II - CMOS Technology
by Michael M. DuPas and Thomas Sible

LANRES Comes to VSE/ESA: Part I
by Linda Dockstader

VM and UNIX From a Systems Administration Perspective: Part I
by Daniel P. Martin

MQSeries Part II - Program-to-Program Communication
by Tom Kruczek

Program Failures and Exception Handlers in OS/2
by Walter F. Falby

BBS Buzz

MVS Tools and Tricks

Edit and System Recovery
by Sam Golob

VSE Tools and Techniques

Direct Program Update of a PROC Member
by Mark Hanna

VM Toolbox

The 10th Anniversary of CMS Pipelines
by John D. Kinne

Storage Strategies

SMS Considerations in Disaster Recovery
by Steve Pryor

OS/2 Insights

The Surrender
by John E. Johnston

Netware News

Finding NetWare Support on the Internet
by Guy C. Yost

Opening Windows

Using the Microsoft Network for Internet Access
by Al Shing

Security Strategies

Protecting System Files Using an Integrity Checker
by Eric Allred

On a Personal Note

The Politically Correct Workplace
by Mike Sutton

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March 1996

How To Streamline Mainframe Application Performance
by Jim Sievers

MQSeries Part III - MQSeries Distributed Queue Management
by Tom Kruczek

Making Your Mainframe - PC Data Transfers Run Faster
by Charles A. Mills

LANRES Comes to VSE/ESA: Part II
by Linda Dockstader

The 390 in Your Future: An Interview with IBM's Linda Sanford
by John D. Kinne

MVS Performance Tuning Tips
by Neil Ervin

The Transition to the P/390: A User's Experience
by Mike Nelson

Analyzing RMF and CMF Goal Mode Reports
by Cheryl Watson

Making the Transition to Parallel Sysplex at Boeing: Part III - Software Implications
by Michael DuPas and Thomas Sible

Establishing an Internet Presence: Part I - Getting Out on the 'Net
by Guy C. Yost

VM and UNIX From a Systems Administration Perspective: Part II - The Changing Role of VM
by Daniel P. Martin

BBS Buzz

MVS Tools and Tricks

Your Own World of Edit Macros
by Sam Golob

VSE Tools and Techniques

Restoring PRD1 and PRD2 Libraries and Extracting VSE and POWER Job Names
by Mark Hanna

VM Toolbox

Celebrating CMS Pipelines
by John D. Kinne

Storage Strategies

Operating Without an Operating System: Standalone Restore
by Steve Pryor

OS/2 Insights

Productivity Through OS/2
by Michael Norton

Enterprise Networking

How to Utilize the NetWare Mirroring Function
by John E. Johnston

Netware News

NetWare Goes Mobile
by Guy C. Yost

Opening Windows

Save a Tree: Reducing the Bulk of Software Documentation
by Al Shing

On a Personal Note

Maintaining Balance in the Workplace
by Mike Sutton

Security Strategies

Internet Security Resources
by Eric Allred

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April 1996

NaSPA News

ISPF Client/Server - Part I: Download and Startup
by Robert Simpson

OpenEdition MVS: The System, the Strategy, the Significance: Part I - Overview
by Bill Carico and Willem J. van der Zel

Year 2000: Change Strategies
by Gerhard Adam

Evolution of Automated Operations
by Richard Solomon

RUMBA for the Mainframe: The Ethernet Connection
by John E. Johnston

Logical and Physical Index Concepts: Part I - Logical Aspects of Database Indexing
by Jim Moore

Host-to-Client/Server Network Connectivity: TCP/IP is Key
by Chris Markle

Future Interconnection Strategies: Part I The Basics
by Leo A. Wrobel

VM and UNIX From a Systems Administration Perspective: Part III - UNIX Security: Not Just Another Pretty Oxymoron
by Daniel P. Martin

Protecting Valuable Corporate Information Resources Through Automated Storage Management
by Edward B. Cooper

Job Streams "To Go" Using REXX/VSE
by Linda Dockstader

Establishing an Internet Presence: Part II - Obtaining IP Addresses and Domain Names
by Guy C. Yost

MVS Tools and Tricks

Free Software in Today's MVS Shop
by Sam Golob

VSE Tools and Techniques

Coding Assembler SORT Exits
by Mark Hanna

VM Toolbox

CMS Pipelines Alive
by John D. Kinne

Storage Strategies

Can You Get There from Here? Unlike Device Migration
by Steve Pryor

Enterprise Networking

Is NetWare SFT III Right For You?
by John E. Johnston

OS/2 Insights

Cutting the FAT
by Michael Norton

Netware News

Applying Patches to Servers and Workstations
by Guy C. Yost

Opening Windows

The Resurgence of Windows NT
by Al Shing

Security Strategies

Secure World Wide Web Transactions
by Eric Allred

On a Personal Note

"The Invisible Man"
by Mike Sutton

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May 1996

NaSPA 10th Anniversary

Caution - File Transfer May Be Hazardous to Your Packed Fields' Health
by Charles A. Mills

ISPF Client/Server - Part II: Automatic Startup
by Robert Simpson

Multi-Platform Development Issues
by Walter Falby

IBM's PC Server 500 S/390: A User Experience
by Steve Thompson and Mary Martinelli

OpenEdition MVS: The System, the Strategy, the Significance - Part II: The Technology
by Bill Carico and Willem J. van der Zel

The Myth and Reality: VSE 2.1 Performance
by Jeffrey C. Barnard

Establishing an Internet Presence - Part III: Installing and Configuring a Domain Name Server
by Guy C. Yost

Logical and Physical Index Concepts: Part II - Physical Index Concepts
by Jim Moore

Implementing Native NetWare 4.1 CD-ROM Support
by John E. Johnston

BBS Buzz

MVS Tools and Tricks

Eyes: Part I
by Sam Golob

VSE Tools and Techniques

Issuing a Segment Request Using the VSE/ESA 2.1 IPWSEGM Macro
by Mark Hanna

VM Toolbox

Who You Gonna Call? The Alta Vista Search Engine
by John D. Kinne

Storage Strategies

DASD Volume Defragmentation: Putting the Pieces Together - Part I
by Steve Pryor

Enterprise Networking

Stamp Out App-Centric LAN Applications - The Importance of Networking Technicians 05016in the Software Acquisition Stage
by John E. Johnston

Netware News

Applying Patches to Workstations
by Guy C. Yost

Opening Windows

Windows NT Workstation 4.0
by Al Shing

Security Strategies

Firewalls: Reading and Research
by Eric Allred

OS/2 Insights

Addressing the Consequences of Converting to HPFS
by Michael Norton

On a Personal Note

What's Your Sign?
by Mike Sutton

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June 1996

NaSPA News

Disaster Avoidance: Cycling Through Disaster and the Lessons Learned
by Julio A. Hernandez

Disaster Recovery Checkup _ How Healthy is Your DASD? The FDREPORT "Health Check" Reports
by Steve Pryor

Disaster Preparedness Begins With Storage Management
by Edward B. Cooper

Practical Usage of SMP/E: Part I - Setting Up Your Own SMP/E Testing Environment
by Tom Bryant

IBM PC Server 500 S/390 Update
by Steve Thompson and Mary Martinelli

ISPF Client/Server - Part III: PF Keys, Pushbuttons, and Other Features
by Robert Simpson

Increase Ethernet Performance With Switched Technology
by Henry H. Wong

Year 2000: Starting the Assessment Process
by Gerhard Adam

OpenEdition MVS: The System, the Strategy, the Significance: Part III - Observations and Conclusions
by Bill Carico and Willem J. van der Zel

Establishing an Internet Presence: Part IV - Choosing Internet Services and Establishing Security
by Guy C. Yost

MVS Tools and Tricks

Eyes: Part II
by Sam Golob

VSE Tools and Techniques

Print CICS Signon Table Contents Using the DFHSNT Phase
by Mark Hanna

VM Toolbox

Service Machines
by John D. Kinne

Enterprise Networking

It's Still a Pipeline Problem
by John E. Johnston

Netware News

Novell Update
by Guy C. Yost

OS/2 Insights

Boot the Boot Disks: Multiple Configurations in OS/2 Warp
by Michael Norton

Storage Strategies

DASD Volume Defragmentation: Putting the Pieces Together - Part II
by Steve Pryor

Opening Windows

IBMLINK for Windows 95 Users
by Al Shing

Security Strategies

Virus Software Land Mine
by Eric Allred

On a Personal Note

Empowerment
by Mike Sutton

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July 1996

ISPF Client/Server - Part IV: Cursor Browse, View, and Edit
by Robert Simpson

TCP/IP: Leveraging Host-Based Backup Applications to Client/Server Networks
by Jeff Koeberl

Future Interconnection Strategies: Part II Identifying the Issues
by Leo A. Wrobel

From Surfing to Working: Web-to-Host Connectivity Presents New Paradigm for Enterprise Computing
by Brian Phillips

Practical Usage of SMP/E: Part II - Using Your Own SMP/E Testing Environment
by Tom Bryant

Distributed Query Optimization
by Craig S. Mullins

Addressing the Issue of Connectivity
by Dwight S. Miller

Establishing an Internet Presence - Part V: Adding Services
by Guy C. Yost

MVS Tools and Tricks

Eyes: Part III Using SMP/E
by Sam Golob

VM Toolbox

Two, One, Zero, Go! Installing VM/ESA 2.1.0
by John D. Kinne

Storage Strategies

Invoking DFSMShsm Function From a Program
by Steve Pryor

Enterprise Networking

LAN Consolidation
by John E. Johnston

Netware News

Building an Intranet With NetWare
by Guy C. Yost

OS/2 Insights

OS/2's Extended Attributes
by Michael Norton

Opening Windows

Microsoft's Changing Online Support
by Al Shing

Security Strategies

Password Protection
by Eric Allred

On a Personal Note

The Cost of Downsizing
by Mike Sutton

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August 1996

NaSPA News

AFP Enterprise Printing
By Julio A. Hernandez

Making MVS Application Run Faster: Part I
by Neil Ervin

Practical Usage of SMP/E: Part III - Using Your Own SMP/E Testing Environment
by Tom Bryant

A Dozen Client, Server, and Network Performance Options
by Howard W. Miller

Waste Management: A Perspective on Performance and Optimization
by Tom Rusnak

VSE Lights-Out Processing: A User Experience
by Tom Lashley

The Road to Parallel Sysplex: Part I
by Jim Trenkle

Express Microsoft SQL Server Management
by Robin Schumacher

Establishing an Internet Presence - Part VI: Installing and Configuring the NCSA Web Server
by Guy C. Yost

Future Interconnection Strategies: Part III Creating Long-Term Network Strategies
by Leo A. Wrobel

MVS Tools and Tricks

Personal Tools for Your SMP Work
by Sam Golob

VSE Tools and Techniques

World Alliance of VSE and VM (WAVV) 1996

VM Toolbox

Tools for the Toolbox
by John D. Kinne

Storage Strategies

"We Never Close" - Backup and Recovery of Active Data
by Steve Pryor

Enterprise Networking

Enterprise Networking Sabotage!
by John E. Johnston

Netware News

Comparing Directory Services and Naming Services
by Guy C. Yost

Opening Windows

Planning for the Unexpected Upgrade
by Al Shing

Security Strategies

UNIX and Internet Security: A Book Review
by Eric Allred

OS/2 Insights

OS/2's Approach to INI Files
by Michael Norton

On a Personal Note

Teaming and the Pitfalls of Leadership
by Mike Sutton

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September 1996

Vaulting the Disaster Recovery Hurdle - Electronic Tape Vaulting Made Affordable Over ATM
by Ed Nash

Advances in Optical Technology for Network Storage
by Jim Kaufman

Year 2000 Project Planning
by Gerhard Adam

Staging Your Disaster Recovery Plan
by Mike Underwood

Making MVS Applications Run Faster: Part II
by Neil Ervin

10 Keys to Successful Client/Server Performance Management
by Daniel D. Kitay

The Road to Parallel Sysplex: Part II
by Jim Trenkle

Applications of the MVS/ESA INCLUDE JCL Statement
by Evan Galen

JES2/SMS JCL Enhancements Part I: JCL Keywords
by Jim Moore

A Painless Guide to Building an Effective Company Web Site
by Gideon Marken

Initializing VSAM Files
by Fred Schuff

Future Interconnection Strategies: Part IV Creating Long-Term Strategies by Exploiting Telecom Reforms
by Leo A. Wrobel

MVS Tools and Tricks

Tidbits
by Sam Golob

Working Smarter

One-Key Wonders: Can a One-Line Program Be of Any Use?
by Jim Moore

VM Toolbox

Kentucky Checks
by John D. Kinne

Storage Strategies

DITTO: A Swiss Army Knife for the Storage Administrator
by Steve Pryor

Enterprise Networking

Maintaining A Competitive Edge
by John E. Johnston

OS/2 Insights

An Object-Oriented Operating System
by Michael Norton

Netware News

Foxes, Camels, or Both? IPX/SPX vs. TCP/IP
by Guy C. Yost

Opening Windows

Access to the Intranet
by Al Shing

Security Strategies

DEF CON IV
By Eric Allred

On a Personal Note

Permanent vs. Temporary Jobs
by Mike Sutton

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October 1996

RACF and DFSORT Security Analysis Tools
by Mark Nelson and Frank Yaeger

Going Sysplex With CICS: The Affinity Problem
by Kevin Cogley

Mainframe Debuggers: Part I - The SOC7 Wake-Up Call
by Tom Rusnak

Automated COBOL Translation for the Year 2000
by Philip E. Courtney

Making MVS Applications Run Faster: Part III
by Neil Ervin

Making the Case for Combining Process and Automation in Configuration Management
by Sohail Haque

Shrinking Cost and Expanding Service With Data Compression
by James Oleksiw

Re-Engineering the Computing Center
by Howard W. Miller

Conversion to a New VSE Release
by Anthony L. Kelley

JES2/SMS JCL Enhancements: Part II _ JCL Keywords for SMS
by Jim Moore

MVS/XA/ESA Problem Solving: Part I _ Using IPCS With MVS/ESA Version 5
by Tom Bryant

MVS Tools and Tricks

Getting Started With Public MVS Software
by Sam Golob

Storage Strategies

Sorting it Out: Utilizing SORTWK Space
by Steve Pryor

VM Toolbox

Really GONE, But Virtually in Control
by John Kinne

Working Smarter

Big Stack Attack: ISPF Command Stacking
by Jim Moore

Enterprise Networking

Intranets: The New Frontier
by John E. Johnston

OS/2 Insights

Boot Managers
by Michael Norton

Netware News

Glad I Can Help
by Guy C. Yost

Opening Windows

Restoring Windows 95 From a Backup
by Al Shing

On a Personal Note

Measuring Quality With a Football Bat
by Mike Sutton

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November 1996

NaSPA News: Accessing the NaSCOM World Class Internet Server With Windows 95
by Scott Sherer

Mainframe Debuggers: Part II - An Inside Look
by Tom Rusnak

Mainframe Wizardry for the Web
by Marrion Sweeney and Katie Ting

Common Gateway Interface (CGI) Programming for VSE
by Leo J. Langevin

Eliminating Wasted DASD Space
by Fred Schuff

Browsing SAS Graphs in a PDS
by Roland Rashleigh-Berry

Effectively Marketing Your Help Desk
by Paul Phaneuf and Wayne B. Saunders

Tips for Protecting Dial-In Access
by Leo A. Wrobel

MVS/XA/ESA Problem Solving: Part II _ One-Page MVS/XA/ESA Abend Analysis
by Tom Bryant

Moving to OpenEdition MVS
by Keith Sisson

Identifying and Solving DB2 Buffer Pool Problems: Part I
by Daniel D. Kitay

MVS Tools and Tricks

Alternatives and Dataset Recovery
by Sam Golob

VM Toolbox

Reflections on VM
by John D. Kinne

Working Smarter

The Mask: I Can't Remember the Member
by Jim Moore

VSE Tools and Techniques

WAVV 1996, August STACK
by Leo J. Langevin

Opening Windows

Installation Insights
by Al Shing

Storage Strategies

Keeping Track of It All: Catalog Backup and Recovery
by Steve Pryor

OS/2 Insights

Merlin
by Michael Norton

Netware News

Novell's Challenge
by Guy C. Yost

Enterprise Networking

Instant Internet
by John E. Johnston

On a Personal Note

Freeing Ourselves to Think Outside the Box
by Mike Sutton

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December 1996

Guest Editorial

NaSPA News

Year 2000: An Urgent Message to Management
by Pete Clark

Sorting Out Two-Digit Year Dates
by Frank L. Yaeger

RFP Strategies for a Year 2000 Project
by Donald R. Fowler

Unexpected Obstacles on the Road to the Year 2000
By Joseph Allegra

Royal Bank Makes Royal Showing in Millennium Conversion
by Pat Becker

Y2K Questions and Answers

Thwarting the Year 2000 Epidemic: Prudential's Company-Wide Remedy
by Irene Dec, Nancy Verga

MVS/XA/ESA Problem Solving: Part III _ Advanced SVCDUMP Analysis
by Tom Bryant

Accessing the Internet From Windows 95 Connected to an Ethernet Resident Router
by Scott Sherer

Identifying and Solving DB2 Buffer Pool Problems: Part II
by Daniel D. Kitay

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