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We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

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New IBM i Service for SMTP

I would like an IBM i Service to view and manage the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) on IBM i. Ideally this service would not only allow a user to view and or modify the configuration of SMTP but also to view the Email History stored within t...
4 months ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Future consideration

Access Client Solutions - Signoff session when user closes ACS

When a user closes Access Client Solutions (ACS) by hitting the X in the upper right corner or otherwise closes it, it would be nice if the session is signed off immediately instead of being disconnected. This should be possible to set op as an op...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Networking 3 Not under consideration

OS400 Unsecure Ports

Different OS400 OS functionality depends on using non-secure ports (i.e. 446 and 8470 to 8476). If the different services (HTTP *ADMIN or CONSOLE) are configured to use secure ports (SSL) they still have dependencies on the backend for those unsec...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Networking 5 Future consideration

SNDSMTPEMM command must support SMTP Route field

The SNDSMTPEMM command currently disallows the Directory Entry SMTP Route field, and therefore resorts to using the SMTP user ID and domain fields for the e-mail sender information. This in turn causes the characters for the Domain to be converted...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Networking 8 Not under consideration

Add/Remove Ethernet Ports to AGG LIND without varying off LIND

Description & Background: We are using Ethernet Link Aggregation in IBM i, each with two Ethernet ports aggregated. Due to some #EMX0 expansion drawer issues one of those Ethernet ports lost its link. For reliability reasons we tried to add a ...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Not under consideration

Provide virtual FTP directory

Allow a user to be locked in a specific FTP directory... this directory should be his virtual root. Use Case: It is now possible to set an initial FTP directory via an exit program, however once logged on the user can still perform a cd /someother...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Networking 22 Not under consideration

Work with IP connections > show current user

When using WRKTCPSTS OPTION(*CNN) the system offers filtering options using F15. There is a lack of filtering by user name (which is possible using Navigator for i - column filtering) to find a specific user connection.By the way - the user name s...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 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 1 year ago in IBM i / Networking 5 Not under consideration

FTP Client Connect timeout parameter

create a timeout parameter for FTP client when creating a session(like INZWAIT on TELNET c lient). In some situations when a host does not answer or a wrong IP is used, the FTP client waits 3+ minutes before exiting. Use Case: speed up CL scripted...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Networking 3 Not under consideration

IDN Domain in SNDSMTPEMM

Support for IDN domains in SNDSMTPEMM command is needed Use Case: IDN Domains allow special character s in domain name. f.e.: www.grün.at. to send e-mails from IBM i with SNDSMTPEMM to e-mail adr.: büro@grün.at currently not supported.
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Networking 3 Future consideration