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My votes: System Management

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Add BRMS & AJS to the new Navigator for i

The New Navigator for i is brilliant. Today we are forced to use the heritage Navigator for i if we want to maintain BRMS and the Advanced Job Scheduler. BRMS and AJS need to be part of the New Navigator for i as soon as possible, removing the nee...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 22 Delivered

Make the NEW IBM i Navigator the Default for Admin port 2001

IBM has now provided a NEW and VAAAASSTLY Improved Navigator for i. BUT It is NOT THE DEFAULT! This makes it the best kept secret of the current Update Cycle Use Case: It's Better and It MUST become the default for https:/<Server name>:2001 ...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / System Management 11 Delivered

DCM - New Digital certificate manager

The current certificate manager has been a workhorse for any work with certificates over the years. However, it is not heterogeneous integrated into the current ACS (nor web administration). Also visual presentation of certificates, stores and cha...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 7 Delivered

Allow Navigator for i to use SSL/TLS Host Server ports

Closing/Restricting the Host Server ports to be SSL/TLS only breaks the Navigator for i login page. I was able to point the sign-on server port(8476) to service "as-signon-s" to force it over, but I would like a supported method of doing this to b...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 6 Delivered

Add Encrypt File Share option to Navigator for i

In 7.4 IBM added SMBv3 support and with it the option to encrypt a File Share (End to End Encryption from IBM i to client OS) SMBv3 is turned on by default, encryption is not. To enable encryption you either need to use the IBi NetServer APIs or i...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Delivered

Modernize Application Administration Interface in Navigator for i

The Application Administration interface i Navigator for i is old and klunky. It is also slow and unusable. The biggest problem is selecting a user profile - there is no search/find box and the list displays all user profiles on the system, which ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Delivered

Navigator for i, directory subtree option when changing permissions.

Navigator for i does not have a 'Directory subtree' parameter when changing authority or permissions on IFS objects. Green screen has this parameter which will propagate the change to everything in the directory and below. Use Case: Need to grant ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Delivered

DCM- Support for Digital Certificate Manager on port 2010

HTTPAdmin server runs securely on port 2010 (unsecure 2001) New DCM interface is hard-coded to run on port 2001. When implementing secure connection to the HTTPAdmin server to 2010 it breaks the new DCM portal. I had case TS003633830 open with sup...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 5 Delivered

Add option in Navigator for i Message Monitors

Requesting option to change permissions and ownership to modify existing message monitors. ACS monitors, once moved over from Client Access 7.1 Management Central, have no option to change the owner ship or modify permissions. The monitors are 're...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 5 Delivered

Retrieve TCP/IP Servers Attributes

There is no option to retrieve or dump the current TCP servers configurations (Telnet & FTP), the only way to display the value is using the change server attributes commands interactively, which is not useful to be used in batch programs/scri...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / System Management 5 Delivered