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Ability to send notification if IDS is disabled

We recently enabled IDS on our Power 9 iSeries. Is there a way a notification could be added if a threat inside your network disabled IDS (as another layer of protection) so that those on the IDS notification alert list would be alerted to this ac...
8 months ago in IBM i / Networking 2 Future consideration

Lock CMNxx from having multiple IPs assigned

We have a customer system that we will be hosting at our data center and we would like to be able to block the CMN03 port which is used as the a LAN Console port from being changed to allow anything else to use it.
10 months ago in IBM i / Networking 3 Future consideration

Add SMTP attribute to limit number of outbound emails per minute.

Many 3rd party relay services have limits on the number of inbound emails allowed in a specified time frame from a mail server. We use SendLayer to relay emails from our IBM i server. SendLayer has a 250 email limit per minute. Would be a nice enh...
11 months ago in IBM i / Networking 3 Future consideration

Change default instance for LDAP tcp server

Hello, one of our lpars has the QUSRDIR2 instance working under the LDAP tcp/ip server, and due that, the LDAP server is in "stopped" status but that is not correct. May be there is a possibility to assign any instance as default for that tcp serv...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Networking 5 Future consideration

Bind FTP server to only one IP address instead of all available addresses

Bind FTP server to only one IP address instead of all available addresses. With this feature, FTP usage could be restricted to dedicated network.
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Networking 3 Future consideration

Change ENDTCPSVR from *ALL to *NONE

The default for the ENDTCPSVR command is *ALL, this means if type the command and press enter, it will effectively take an IBM i LPAR offline without any further action.
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Networking 6 Future consideration

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...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Networking 7 Future consideration

FTP Client Audit

Dear Sirs, we would like to better audit the FTPs and particularly the Client-Side.For example: a UserA may open a FTP connection and log onto the remote server under the credentials of UserB. This does not appear in the SK entries of the audit jo...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Networking 5 Future consideration

Send email with SNDSMTPEMM command with variables for the email addresses not all filled

Change this command to accept an email address with all *blanks, not as an error but as *none Example :SNDSMTPEMM RCP((&P1) (&P2) (&C1 *CC) (&C2 *CC)) SUBJECT(Email test) + NOTE(TEST) With &P2 = *blanks  TCP5300 error and the ...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Future consideration

OS command WRKSMTPEMM to get read version (DSPSMTPEMM)

WRKSMTPEMM needs *ISYSCFG special authority - request a DSPSMTPEMM version that does not require the special authority Use Case: Many user now use SNDSMTOPEMM to send emails from Series i. The log from the command usage is found in WRKSMTPEMM. How...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Future consideration