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IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers

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Enable no-auditing of /tmp like QTEMP

Please change audit code to not audit any activity in /tmp direcotry when system value QAUDLVL has option *NOQTEMP set - or by adding a new option *NOIFSTMP. As this directory is to be used for temporary files by design like objects in QTEMP this...
3 months ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 8 Future consideration

Auditing who created a share

Modify the Add File Server Share (QZLSADFS) API to also record CREATE_TIMESTAMP and CREATE_USER.Make CREATE_TIMESTAMP and CREATE_USER available to the SERVER_SHARE_INFO view at: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/i/7.4?topic=services-server-share-info-vi...
8 months ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 3 Future consideration

Add the ability to support multiple domains in i NetServer, QNTC

Many customers are utilizing additional domains as they move forward with implementing cloud solutions. In some implementations, the cloud domain will need to peacefully coexist with existing corporate domains and resources. With the current offer...
2 months ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 2 Needs more information

Retain 132 Columns in DSPF CL command when switching to HEX (F10) Mode

When using the IFS DSPF command to look at an IFS file, the F10=Hex key can be used to view the file in hex. However on 132x27 screens the Hex view is restricted to 80 characters and the addition 52 characters per line remain blank.It is important...
8 months ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 1 Future consideration

Add capability to see who is using a NFS mount

I have a sandbox lpar (GDI) exporting a directory for testing this issue.EXPORTFS OPTIONS('-I -O') DIR('/tmp')strNFSSVR SERVER(*ALL) I have another lpar mounting over thismd '/gdi'md '/gdi/tmp'MOUNT TYPE(*NFS) MFS('gdi:/tmp') MNTOVRDIR('/gdi/tmp')...
10 months ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 2 Future consideration

allow NFS mounted files systems in ACS Integrated File System

when using the ACS Integrated File system and navigating to a NFS mount, incorrect output is shown Use Case: Using ACS IFS function or Toolbox they get duplicate names with an endless growing list. it is unusable. additional infoSE75873 - OSP-OTHE...
8 months ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 2 Future consideration

Additional Audit entries for Netserver authentication and access

Would like to have additional Netserver authentication, connection and IFS file access events posted to QAUDJRN. Use Case: Our company uses several IFS shares and would like a reliable way of capturing Netserver authentication, connection and IFS ...
11 months ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 6 Future consideration

Long response time on IFS shares opening ex. Word & Excel

We are using the IBM NetServer for sharing Office files like WORD and EXCEL. Opening a Word for example over a VPN connection is very slow compared to Windows file server located in the same subnet.After looking at the traces by IBM the time diffe...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 5 Future consideration

Save timestamp captured for stream files

I would like to understand what IFS objects are NOT backed up on a regular basis. I can tell that easily with QSYS objects because the save timestamp has always been captured at the object level. For stream files, no save timestamp exists. Not eve...
4 months ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 3 Future consideration

Log Netserver "Unknown User" authentication attempts in System Audit Journal

If a user attempts to authenticate via NetServer and the IBM i user is valid but the password is not, this results in a VP entry being written to the Audit Journal. If a user attempts to authenticate via NetServer and the IBM i user is NOT VALID, ...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 5 Future consideration