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IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers

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QSHELL support CCSID 1377

Confirm with Lab team, based on link below, CCSID 1377 is not supported: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/i/7.4?topic=qshell-national-language-support-nls-considerations I test CCSID 935 1388 937, all works, just like above link describe. However, 1377...
3 days ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 0 Submitted

Improve performance of IBM i IFS File Access for Large Files

When accessing large, multimegabyte IFS files (beyond 16MB) there is a noticable lag in response times by some interfaces, such as HLL languages. The C read() function with buffer that is a C++ vector or dynamically allocated TS memory seems to ta...
7 months ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 2 Future consideration

Prevent the ability to share the root

The root is a big reason why the IBM i can be compromised. Can we stop the sharing of the root and if someone must share the root then they need to use an override. if the root is shared already then remove that share and if someone needs to use i...
7 months ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 3 Not under consideration

Add Authorization list to IFS Security

If we could add authorization list to IFS security then we could tighten security down by the list and not have to specify a list of users to that object/directory. This is extremely helpful when you have a file share available to everyone (no not...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 4 Functionality already exists

Would like greater visibility for vNode Pool stress and IFS seize/contention

Worked with IBM to troubleshoot an IFS performance issue that grew slowly but then caused production issues for a couple of weeks. The problem was ultimately found to be use of an old API SYSTOOLS.httpGetClob() that spawns a Java JVM for every cal...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 1 Not under consideration

Command or tool to find objects inside the IFS

It would be very helpful and useful to have a command or tool to search for objects in the IFS directory structure, by name, by date, by extension, and other criteria.Something like WRKOBJ OBJ(*ALL/P*) for example.
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 3 Not under consideration

Problem to detect infected files or AR attack if mount from Unix is used

Dear center /support 1.The usage capabilities of NFS are similar to those of shared folders. Nevertheless, the QIBM_QPWFS_FILE_SERV exit point is not alerted by operations made in NFS. This opens a security gap as our Anti-Ransomware is based on t...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 3 Future consideration

Extend WRKJOB (or new SQL service) to show open descriptors of a job

When analyzing issues some times I must also check how many descriptors a job has in use. In case of f_type VNODE I will also check the IFS path. To get these information I must execute the following statement: CALL PGM(QP0FPTOS) PARM('*DUMPLFS' &...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 3 Future consideration

NFS v4 support for WRKIMGCLGE *DEV

Currently, on V7Rx, it is not possible to mount an NFS remote directory (.iso or.img) on an remote NFS optical drive, if the NFS server is in v4. Only previous versions of this protocol are supported. The main disadvantage of these versions is tha...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 2 Not under consideration

Qshell df command is "slow" on detect disk space changes

df command under qshell shows a NOT updated percentage of used disk space if the disk space grows fast of get lower . It looks that the df commands "reads" a value that is updated every xx minutes ( maybe 20-30 mins) and it's NOT the current used ...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 1 Future consideration