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System Management

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Two-way communication framework

Currently, Instana is only able to collect information from IBMi but not able to feed requests back to IBMi. This is an important piece which our team used to reply and acknowledge events directly from user interface instead of logging into each L...
2 months ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Delivered

Add the ability to edit existing Intrusion Detection Policy Propertys

It doesn't appear like the ability is present to alter an existing Intrusion Detection Policy once it is created. In our case, we were looking to add to the list under "Specify a list of remote ip addresses to exclude for this policy" (which is fo...
7 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Delivered

Re-instate Add Printer function in IBM Navigator for I

Navigator for I was once said to have the ability to add printers to an IBMi. See https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/i/7.4?topic=printing-adding-printer-navigator-i It was removed, along with the whole Basic Operations task group. Because of its web pres...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Delivered

Add NetServer Disabled column to the default view of Disabled Users for IBM i NetServer in Navigator for i

The current default view for Disabled Users for IBM i NetServer in Navigator for i shows the status of the IBM i User Profile, this is often Enabled even thought the user is Disabled for NetServer Access. This is confusing for users that are new t...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Delivered

IBM Navigator for i: customize help/selections based on the OS version.

http://myibmi:2002/Navigator/mainframe/cfg/system-values System value in question is QSSLPCL. It says the default when using *OPSYS is TLS 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, and 1.3. However the defaults for *OPSYS varies by OS release as shown at: https://www.ibm.co...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Delivered

Viewing and using groups in Console of Administration Runtime Expert

I would like my team to have the ability to view and verify groups I have created in Administration Runtime Expert. Currently, they can't even see them. But we can see and change the Deployment Templates.
over 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Delivered

ACS Should look for New Navigator on the correct HTTPS Port

When a system is configured for TLS, ACS attempts to open (and validate) the Navigator for i connection using HTTPS, but it does so on port 2002. By default, the server listens for HTTPS connections on port 2003, not port 2002. This means that, un...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Delivered

Keep unanswered inquiry messages for qsysopr on top with different color in the new navigator for i

In IBM i Access for Windows unanswered inquiry messages were kept on top in a different color. This functionality is missing in the new navigator for i. This is very unpractical for us as we now have to filter on inquiry type and we don't see a di...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Delivered

Enable IBM Navigator for i to access servers running older OS releases

Using the latest IBM Navigator for i and adding a node to our V7R2 server no information on CPU usage etc. was returned. Clicking on the "View SQL" and then running that SQL via ACS returned the expected information. Turns out the actual SQL exe...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Delivered

New Nav - Graphs for disk need to graph all asps on a system in one graph

I have an a set of lpars with DB2 mirror. So I have a SYSBAS and two iASPs. This db2 sql will retreive the storage status for all ASPs: select ASP_NUMBER, DEVD_NAME, DISK_UNITS, PRESENT, TOTAL_CAPACITY_AVAILABLE, TOTAL_CAPACITY, DEC(DEC(TOTAL_...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Delivered