Uploadia by MJR - Installation Guide

 

Requirements

IBMi operating System V7R1M0 and greater
IBM technology for Java version 8 (License feature  5770JV1 17 Java SE 8 64 bit)

Installation

  1. Download the zip file from the download link sent via email.
  2. Extract the contents of the zip file . The zip file contains 2 save files
    • mjrexcup1.savf
    • mjrexcup2.savf
  3. Start a telnet session using Systemi Navigator. Signon using a user profile that has all object authority.
  4. Create 2 save files in schema QGPL using the following i5 OS commands
    • CRTSAVF QGPL/MJREXCUP1
    • CRTSAVF QGPL/MJREXCUP2
  5. Use FTP to transfer the extracted save files from the PC to the IBMi
    • Open a DOS prompt
    • change directory to the relevant windows folder that has extracted save files. This by default will be your downloads directory
    • Issue the following commands
      • ftp <IBMi> (IBMi = host name of your IBMi)
      • Enter an IBMi user
      • Enter the users password
      • bin
      • quote site namefmt 0
      • put mjrexcup1.savf qgpl/MJREXCUP1
      • put mjrexcup2.savf qgpl/MJREXCUP2
  6. Issue the following commands from an IBMi telnet session
    • RST DEV('/QSYS.LIB/QGPL.LIB/MJREXCUP1.FILE') OBJ(('/MJREXCUPD')) ALWOBJDIF(*ALL)
    • RSTLIB SAVLIB(MJREXCUPD) DEV(*SAVF) SAVF(QGPL/MJREXCUP2)
  7. Download your license jar from the link sent to you via email.
  8. Use iSeries Navigator to copy your license jar to the following IFS folder on your IBMi
    • /MJREXCUPD/webapps/mjraber-cloud-upload/WEB-INF/lib

Testing the tool

The Uploadia by MJR app runs in its own sub-system (MJREXCUPD) on the IBMi. Use the following commands to manage this subsystem

  • Start: STRSBS MJREXCUPD/MJREXCUPD (Note the sub system will start up in about a minute and you will see a momentary spike in CPU utilisation)
  • End: CALL MJREXCUPD/ENDMJREXC

The tool has been tested with Google Chrome and Firefox.
Launch any one of these browsers and enter the following URL

  • http://<Fully Qualified Domain Name of IBMi>:10080/mjraber-cloud-upload

You will be prompted with a login page. This completes the installation.

Troubleshooting

If the login page is not displayed in the testing the tool section, please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the details of the error.

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