IBM System i platform offers many points of integration that support Linux applications leveraging IBM i5/OS applications and data, such as IBM eServer iSeries Access for Linux, IBM i5/OS NetServer with Samba support, and IBM Java Virtual Machine and JTOpen support.
This IBM Redbooks publication covers each communication technique with sample code and shows you the methods that you can use to connect Linux applications with IBM i5/OS.
This book is intended to help Linux users, programmers and administrators, with an IBM i5/OS background, to connect Linux with IBM i5/OS.
Table of contents
Chapter 1. Introduction to Linux integration with IBM i5/OS
Chapter 2. iSeries Access for Linux
Chapter 3. Connect IBM i5/OS with ODBC
Chapter 4. Connect IBM i5/OS with JDBC
Chapter 5. Connect iSeries NetServer with Samba
Chapter 6. Connect IBM i5/OS with NFS
Chapter 7. Connect IBM i5/OS with FTP
Chapter 8. Connect IBM i5/OS with socket programming
Appendix A. Building an SSO scenario using i5/OS projected profiles
Appendix B. Linux system message logging
Appendix C. ODBC connection string parameters
Appendix D. Additional material