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Capture MAC address in QAUDJRN with QAUDLVL *NETSCK

The *NETSCK audit level already provide information about socket connections made to the IBM i server, which includes from-and-to-IP-addresses. However, it does not capture the MAC address from where the socket request comes from. The reason why t...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Networking 1 Not under consideration

Add the possibility for routing encrypted QZDASSINIT Jobs in 7.4

Hello, the Cordes & Graefe KG asks for the possibility for routing encrypted QZDASSINIT Jobs in 7.4. As of now this feature is only announced / possible in 7.5, and we are only able to upgrade to 7.4 in the near future but would like to encr...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Networking 1 Not under consideration

SMTP via Google relay

Google recently issued this: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/6010255?hl=en#zippy= And I am wondering what effect, if any, this will have on being able to email from the IBM i via google email relay using IBM's SMTP. We send hundreds of ...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Networking 3 Not under consideration

Allow Service Tools Server Lan Adapter run commands on that port

Today we can save and restore from a 632B device using STS LAN Adapter and NFS built-in client.If you enable STS LAN Adapter to be used as an standard interface and use sockets or PASE during restricted state (different RFE) we will be able to bac...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Networking 2 Not under consideration

Support Modern Authentication with Office365 - Configuration help

Hi Team, Please guide/assist with potential mail server setting on their cloud iSeries to accommodate potential O365 authorization settings changes? Use Case: This is the situation and info i have received:This enhancement is needed because most o...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Networking 5 Not under consideration

Need command to start a specific TCP/IP Server and all its Server Applications with AUTOSTART = YES

It seems there is no way to start only a single TCP/IP server while only starting its server applications which are set to AUTOSTART = YES. For example, To start HTTP we have:STRTCPSVR SERVER(*HTTP) But that will start up ALL HTTP instances regard...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Not under consideration

SSL enable give/takedescriptor API's

The give/takedescriptor API's allow one to exchange the socket between a listener (main) program and a submitted client job. This however only works for non-SSL connections which makes it impossible to use the concept for accepting multiple simult...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Networking 8 Not under consideration

Within the LDAP configuration we would like to deactivate the non-secure PORT 389 and only allow the PORT 636 to be active.

Our common practice is to inactivate non-secure PORTs. We have an Enterprise Information Security team that performs RAPID 7 scans across our systems looking for non-secure ports. Within the Tivoli Directory Server for IBM i we want to inactivate ...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Not under consideration

IBM i - Improve NFS performance on 632B device and allow Jumbo Frames

When reading or saving data to/from NFS server on any NFS server performance is slow if we use MOUNT command, but we can use Jumbo Frames to mitigate. When using STRNETINS or trying to backup to a virtual optical 632B device connected to NFS serve...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Networking 6 Not under consideration

Transfer IP addresses seamlessly in IBM i from one Ethernet Line description to another line description without interruption

It is currently not possible in IBM i to transfer an IP address from one Ethernet line description to another without interruption. The IP address must be stopped, deleted and recreated with the reference to the new Ethernet line description. If t...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Networking 5 Not under consideration