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System Management

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SSL/TLS support for SET_SERVER_SBS_ROUTING

We have a number of customers within our Managed Service offering, all of which are using ODBC/JDBC connectivity. To enable us to manage these connections we are adopting the use of SET_SERVER_SBS_ROUTING to route users into different subsystems. ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Not under consideration

Support 132 Columns on most WRKxxx Screens

Using WRKSPLF, WRKOUTQ, WRKJOB WRKACTJOB, DSPJOBLOG and others is frustrating due to 80-column screen output used in those interfaces. Only DSPSPLF had the foresight to incorporate so called wide screen mode. We need 132 column support in Work Man...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Not under consideration

Monitor System Temperature and Fan Speed

I would like IBM to add the ability to check the current temperature inside the server (CEC) as well as reporting the current fan speeds. This could be an IBM i command and or IBM i Service, in either case it would like it to address the following...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 5 Not under consideration

ACS - RunSQL scripts - Add function usage feature to block Run SQL Scripts

We would like to use WRKFCNUSG entries to limit this access by specific user ID's at the partition level. The existing controls to disable 'Run SQL Scripts' in the ACS emulator and Base product option does not work at the partition level. Ideally ...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Not under consideration

In CSI system monitor, add CL var for triggered metric

In monitors, the actual metric that was triggered is only available for metrics involving jobs. It's not available for system monitors. Please add &METRIC as a CL substitution variable for all monitor types. https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Not under consideration

Replacement option for Management Central Product Definitions

Under OS/400 version 7.1 and earlier , Management Central provided product definition functions with a GUI to support creating and managing ISV/In-house developed applications. This support also included creation and management of PTF against the ...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Not under consideration

Navigator for i customize logon - welcome text

Add the ability to create a 'welcome text' or 'security display' when logging into the IBM Navigator for i web portal. IPaddress:2001/ibm/console/logon.jsp This would consist of text only. Use Case: Security policy/text for users needs to be displ...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Not under consideration

IBM Navigator for i - Increase maximum number of Custom Charts

Currently, the new IBM Navigator for i only allows:1. A maximum of 14 Custom Charts.. and ...2. A maximum of 14 systems or metrics within a single chart It would be very beneficial if this number could be increased greatly to allow for the monitor...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Not under consideration

include 5250 Web emulator into New IBM Web navigator

include 5250 Web emulator into New IBM Web navigator
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Not under consideration

provide V7.3 PTF for new OBJC(object connect) over tcpip

new PTF released to allow SAVRST OBJC (object connect) over tcp/ip connectionfor V7.4 (SI73828 add native TCP support to ObjectConnect) Use Case: SNA is runset <sic> and need to be able to provide the save funcallity over a TCP/IP network.
over 3 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Not under consideration