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System Management

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Set KBDTYPE for Console with CCSID1148

We had a long case TS014934868 because after IPL our Console had the wrong KBDTYPE set. We have CCSID 1148 on the System and SGI Keyboards. After the IPL the Console Keyboard was set to "USB". This case went through many instances and at the end t...
2 days ago in IBM i / System Management 0 Submitted

For AJS, the notification message setting item cannot be set for double-byte characters.

This is an event when adding a job in AJS on the 5250 screen.The Notification Message item is set to type A, and double-byte characters cannot be set.Double-byte character input is important in Japanese environment. Please let us know how to solve...
16 days ago in IBM i / System Management 0 Submitted

When using Navigator for i (Nav4i) add the function used in the tab name in use by Nav4i in that tab.

Navigator for i is a great tool to manage your IBM i environment. It allows you to use several tabs, but all those tabs have the same name IBM Navigator for i. When having a tab open for: Inquiry messages Custom Charts ARE Console Active Jobs Perf...
17 days ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

New Nav for i - Group System endpoints.

It would be nice to have the ability to group systems in New Nav. I have 130+ systems mixed into prod, dev, and qa. Would be nice to separate them on the Dashboard page. I am using one central location to manage all of my endpoints which is great!...
22 days ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

Improve ARE (Administration Runtime Expert) Scheduler to allow a SysAdmin to Manage the ARE Tasks

We find ARE (Administration Runtime Expert) to be a fantastically useful Tool for monitoring and fixing IBM i Systems. Currently IBM ARE has it's own job scheduler to allow you to run templates automatically, which is ideal However, the ARE schedu...
24 days ago in IBM i / System Management 0 Submitted

System list navigator

In a scenario of a company managing a significant amount of IBM i partitions it would be really important to have the ability to manage all those partitions via navigator. At the moment when a new system is defined one has to either manually enter...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Future consideration

Allow "Save As" when creating a console session through ACS System Configuration

When creating a console session through ACS System Configuration, the options are "Save" or "Save as multiple sessions." We would like these sessions to be saved with the other HOD files when 5250 Session Manager is opened, aand a "Save As" functi...
about 2 months ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Not under consideration

Make the system number static for multiple systems connected to HMCs

We have many LPARs which our many operators need to start console sessions on (monitoring backups, etc.). As such, we use macros to connect to these LPARs. When an HMC is rebooted, the number of the systems often change so the existing macros eith...
about 2 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Submitted

Migrate Web Administration TLS Wizards to Navigator for i

According to document 7130983, Web Administration for i GUI is migrating to Navigator for i. One important function of the current GUI is not mentioned though- the Wizards to enable and disable TLS for both the HTTPS ADMIN server and the IAS ADMIN...
4 months ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Future consideration

SSO integration with Active Directory - Save and restore option

A lot of companys are asking for SSO integration with Active Directory. Adding identifiers with Navigator for I is not easy when you have 600 users... The option "new identifiers based from" could be usefull if we could add the kerberos regystry i...
4 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Submitted