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IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers

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SMB 3 (SMBv3) support needed in IBM i 7.3

for better integration of our windows 2012 and 2016 servers and for security issues we need SMBv3 in IBM i V7R3. Use Case: for better integration of our windows 2012 and 2016 servers and for security issues we need SMBv3 in IBM i V7R3.
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 5 Delivered

SMB 2 (SMBv2) support needed in IBM i 7.1 and 7.2

Due to the recent release of the Server Message Block Version 1 (SMBv1) vulnerability (https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2017/01/16/SMB-Security-Best-Practices), we need SMB Version 2 (SMBv2) ported back to IBM i 7.1 and 7.2. Use Case:...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 8 Delivered

IBM i NetServer Does Not Currently Support NTLMv2 Session Security

IBM i NetServer Does Not Currently Support NTLMv2 Session Securityref: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=nas8N1010528 Mapping netserver share with other cridential when Kerberos is configure is not possible. Disabling NTLM V2 will have...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 9 Delivered

Increase NFS max Wsize and Rsize

Increase NFS max Wsize and Rsize to 512KB or maximum allowed via NFS v3. Iseries NFS client is currently using TCP to communicate with NFS server. Our NFS platform will allow much more than the current Power System maximum of 32,768 Bytes. Use Cas...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 5 Delivered

Netserver(QNTC) support of DFS Paths

The QNTC piece of IFS does not recognize Distributed File Systems (DFS) paths. Use Case: We have many QNTC references pointing to network file server shares and our Windows servers support team more shares around between different servers as part ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 7 Delivered

Allow Kerberos to be specified as primary authentication for QNTC

Users that have SSO/Kerberos/EIM are forced to choose between being enabled for file transfers to the QNTC (windows network) or having local password management. Users should be able to use the system locally and still have file transfer authentic...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 2 Delivered

OS400 NetBIOS protocol to be disabled while allowing CIFS to work

Netbios protocol has been deprecated for security reason and from internal security policy we need to disable it.This problem is already know to IBM : https://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=nas8N1020677Opening a RFE in order to restrict th...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 4 Delivered

IBM i NetServer access from Windows 10 with Credential Guard enabled

Window 10 client cannot access IBM i NetServer shared folder with Windows Virtualization Based Security - Credential guard enabled. More information is provided in PMR 19358,668,668 Use Case: Windows client access to shared folder on IFS
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 5 Delivered

Extend QNTC beyond the restrictions of NTBIOS.

Many of us today have to deal with systems in the cloud. I need to transfer data to AZURE from out IBMi. Microsoft's Azure has URL names that are longer than 60 characters which QNTC cannot use. QNTC needs to be SMB 3.0 compliant. User ID and pass...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 6 Delivered

Routing Work by User Profile results in two CPIAD09 Message in QHST, both sent from a job in QUSRWRK

When routing work by user profile, using the QSYS2.SET_SERVER_SBS_ROUTING() service, there are two CPIAD09 messages in QHST. The first one is sent from an intermediate job running in QUSRWRK, the second is sent for the job running in the configure...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 14 Delivered