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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

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...
11 months ago in IBM i / Networking 4 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

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 ...
10 months ago in IBM i / Networking 3 Future consideration

Provide DKIM signing to the SMTP server/client on IBM i

DomainKeys Identified Mail, or DKIM, is an authentication protocol that links a domain name to a message. The protocol allows you to sign your email with your domain name. The purpose of the DKIM protocol is not only to prove that the domain name ...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Networking 3 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...
9 months ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Future 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

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...
11 months ago in IBM i / Networking 8 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...
8 months ago in IBM i / Networking 5 Not under consideration

Send EMAIL even when SNDSMTPEMM detects Lock on IFS Attachment

When Sending an EMAIL using the SNDSMTPEMM CL command and specifying the ATTACH parameter, the Command will fail if the file identified on the ATTACH parameter is open for READ-only in a User job somewhere on the system, or even if it is the same ...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Networking 2 Is a defect