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IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers

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SMB 2 (SMBv2) support needed in IBM i 7.1 and 7.2

Due to the recent release of the Server Message Block Version 1 (SMBv1) vulnerability (https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2017/01/16/SMB-Security-Best-Practices), we need SMB Version 2 (SMBv2) ported back to IBM i 7.1 and 7.2. Use Case:...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 8 Delivered

IBM i NetServer access from Windows 10 with Credential Guard enabled

Window 10 client cannot access IBM i NetServer shared folder with Windows Virtualization Based Security - Credential guard enabled. More information is provided in PMR 19358,668,668 Use Case: Windows client access to shared folder on IFS
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 5 Delivered

Fix problems with 7.3 SMB2 support

I am having issues with IFS from Windows.IBM says it's a Windows issue and points me to multiple documents such as: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=nas8N1021348 - NetServer support of SMB2 at V7R3 and support for Change Notify http:/...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 5 Delivered

IBM i NetServer Does Not Currently Support NTLMv2 Session Security

IBM i NetServer Does Not Currently Support NTLMv2 Session Securityref: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=nas8N1010528 Mapping netserver share with other cridential when Kerberos is configure is not possible. Disabling NTLM V2 will have...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 9 Delivered

Apple Mac Os Support in Netserver

At the moment it ist not possible to access a IFS Share correctly via Netserver from Apple Mac OS X.There are only shown 34 Objects(directories, files) per directory in Mac OS Finder. Switching between smb, smb1,smb2,smb3 or cifs in Finder has no ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 4 Delivered

Host server jobs

Qualys vulnerability scan is run against iseries environment on a weekly basis. the purpose of running this scan is to fix any issues in the iseries.When these scans are run on a weekly basis it causes elevated CPU utilization and since these scan...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 6 Delivered

Allow share names to exceed 12 characters in QNTC

IBM does not support a server having any share longer than 12 characters when I try to access that via QNTC.For example if I useWRKLNK '/QNTC/MyPCServer/myshare/*'it may fail if there so much as exists another share with a long name. In Windows I ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 4 Delivered

IFS files description

be able to put a descriptive text in files IFS Use Case: When we create a stmf in IFS, if we can make a description of the object ... this will be -i think - more easy to identify
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 2 Delivered

Increase speed of QFileSvr.400 and NFS connections

SAP transports (STMS) on IBM i are running very slow compared to other platforms, regardless if using QFileSvr.400 or NFS. Use Case: We are using SAP Transports, which depend on the performance of QFileSvr.400, which is NOT the fastest interface. ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 2 Delivered