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To download a copy of iResetMe for a FREE TRIAL, select the software download link below. This will transfer a file to your PC. You should also download the user's manual. Once you have downloaded the software and manual, follow the instructions shown below.

We recommend that you print this page to have a hardcopy checklist for the installation process.


File Downloads:

CLICK HERE for iResetMe software download.

After downloading the software, download the user's guide. It is in Adobe Acrobat format. If you do not have the Acrobat Reader, click on the icon below to get your free copy from Adobe:

iResetMe User's Guide - Release 3.01 in Adobe Acrobat format.

iResetMe End-User's Guide - Release 3.01 in Adobe Acrobat format.


Prior release documentation:

iResetMe User's Guide - Release 2.27 in Adobe Acrobat format.

iResetMe End-User's Guide - Release 2.27 in Adobe Acrobat format.


To get your free copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader, CLICK HERE

Internet Install Instructions

Note: If you prefer installing the software from a CD, most CD burner software will allow you to burn a CD from the downloaded ISO CD image file. If you want to take this route, refer to the install instructions in the user's guide.

Note: During installation processing, a new user profile named IRESETME will be created on your system with *SECOFR class attributes. The profile will be created with no password and in *DISABLED state for security reasons. Do not delete this profile.

To install iResetMe on your system from the iResetMe_CD_Image_307.iso file you downloaded, please follow these exact instructions. Please note that these instructions can be used whether you are installing iResetMe for the very first time or if you are upgrading an existing iResetMe installation.

  1. Sign on to your IBM i from a PC that is configured for iSeries Access. You must sign on using the special IBM-supplied user profile QSECOFR or another profile that has *SECOFR class. Make sure that your session is the only one that is signed on for the profile used during this process.

  2. Check the following system values. They should be set as indicated here. If they are not, note the current settings then change them to these settings:

    QALWOBJRST - *ALL
    QVFYOBJRST - value 3 or lower
    QFRCCVNRST - value 0

    Note: If you have to change any of these system values, make note of the original setting and make sure that you set them back to the original setting immediately following this installation process.

  3. If you are upgrading an existing iResetMe installation, make sure that you end all iResetMe processes, especially any HTTP server instances that may be active. You can use option #9 from the MASTER menu to check for activity. Option #8 from that same menu will end the active server instance. Also, make sure that no iResetMe menus are active with any display sessions.

  4. Run the following command to create an IFS folder to hold the CD image file:

    MKDIR DIR(kiscocd)

  5. Run the following command to create a virtual optical device:

    CRTDEVOPT DEVD(OPTVKISCO) RSRCNAME(*VRT) TYPE(632B)

  6. Run the following command to create an image catalog:

    CRTIMGCLG IMGCLG(KISCOCAT) DIR(kiscocd)

  7. From your PC, create a folder on your desktop named TEMP and move the iResetMe_CD_Image_307.iso file into it.

  8. From your desktop, click on the iSeries Navigator. When it opens, all operations here will take place on the right side of the display box. Click on the following sequence of items displayed:
    • Your System i location
    • File Systems (Note: if this does not appear, you will have to install additional iSeries Access functions on your PC to complete this procedure.)
    • Integrated File System
    • root
    • kiscocd
    Now drag and drop the file from the TEMP folder on your PC desktop into the right-hand box of the iSeries Navigator display. This will transfer these file into the folder.

  9. Now go back to the command line and run the following command to load the file into the image catalog:

    ADDIMGCLGE IMGCLG(KISCOCAT)
    FROMFILE('/kiscocd/iResetMe_CD_Image_307.iso')

    Note: If you have installed other Kisco software or previous versions of iResetMe, you will need to make sure that the current iResetMe CD Image is the only one now active on your system. Use the WRKIMGCLG command and check the Image Catalog named KISCOCAT to make sure there is only one entry posted.

  10. From the command line, run the following command to load the image catalog entry:

    LODIMGCLGE IMGCLG(KISCOCAT)

  11. From the command line, run the following command to ready the virtual optical device:

    VRYCFG CFGOBJ(OPTVKISCO) CFGTYPE(*DEV) STATUS(*ON)

  12. From the command line, run the following command to load the image catalog:

    LODIMGCLG IMGCLG(KISCOCAT) DEV(OPTVKISCO)

  13. From the command line, run the install process with the following command:

    LODRUN DEV(OPTVKISCO)

    This will install the software on your system for your thirty day trial period.

  14. From the command line, run the following commands:

    LODIMGCLG IMGCLG(KISCOCAT) OPTION(*UNLOAD)
    
    RMVIMGCLGE IMGCLG(KISCOCAT) IMGCLGIDX(1) KEEP(*NO)
    This will reset the image catalog for future use. You can also remove any files left in the /kiscocd folder on your system.

  15. If you have just installed iResetMe as an upgrade, review the following additional steps:

    • Go to the INSTALL menu in library IRMLIB and run option #3. Check the installation status shown at the center of the screen to make sure that it still shows that the software is permanently installed. If you see any other status, contact Kisco Information Systems as the software will not function correctly until this is corrected.

    • If you have already configured and used the browser interface for password reset processing, you must now go to the INSTALL menu and run menu option #6 to refresh server instance objects based on the new release upgrade.

      Note: If you have customized your browser page headings or server instance settings, make sure that you have current copies of your customized objects. Running option #6 from the INSTALL menu may delete them and replace them with the default objects from Kisco.

    • Please contact Kisco and advise them that you have updated to a new release level. Let us know the specific version that you have just installed so we can keep our records current about your installation.

During the install processing, a document called "Additional Documentation Topics" will print. This includes the latest system changes and documentation since the last time the user manual was updated.

If this is a new install, please review our recommended Getting Started sequence. When you have completed your evaluation of iResetMe, you may purchase a permanent installation copy by contacting us and arranging payment.

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