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Please add nslookup, host, dig as part of the base os or TC1

I need to use nslookup (could maybe settle for dig or host) from IBM i. However you only get these tools if you have option 31 of SS1 loaded. Option 31 will no longer be supported as per https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/announcements/end-marketing-en...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Networking 3 Functionality already exists

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

Add option to append notes like confidentiality to an outgoing email

I need a confidentiality notice appended to emails going out from the IBMi to cover legal requirements. There are no user exits in the system that I can use. I also need to embed other information into any outgoing email to identify which LPAR an ...
3 months ago in IBM i / Networking 2 Under review

Allow the same SMTP alias to be used for different domains when SMTP attribute are configured as DIRTYPE(*SMTP)

With SMTP attribute (CHGSMTPA) configured as DIRTYPE(*SDD) you could use the same SMTP alias for different domains, e.g noreply@mycompany.com noreply@mycompany.eu noreply@mycompanysubsidiary.com This could be accomplished by using the WRKNAMS...
9 months ago in IBM i / Networking 1 Under review

Change Auto start of FTP service from *YES to *NO for default IBM i installation

By default the FTP service on IBM starts and accepts unencrypted connections. Best practice is to limit, encrypt or disable FTP access. So, starting at the next version of IBM i I would suggest we disable the FTP service by default. Users can then...
5 months ago in IBM i / Networking 1 Under review

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 3 years ago in IBM i / Networking 6 Future consideration

DSPSMTPLE command

Hi, There are commands to add to the SMTP list and remove from SMTP list but there is not a command to view the SMTP list. Adding https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/i/7.4?topic=ssw_ibm_i_74/cl/addsmtple.html Removing https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/i/7.4?top...
12 months ago in IBM i / Networking 2 Under review

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 3 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Future consideration

Add a WRKFCNUSG QIBM_QTMF_SERVER_REQ* option to restrict the system ftp subcommand.

Any ftp client can log into the server and use the ftp subcommand system to determine the name of the OS and what level it is running. IBM does try to obfuscate the information provided by using the name of an OS long discontinued (OS/400) instead...
7 months ago in IBM i / Networking 1 Under review

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