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IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers

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Add SSHFS support to ADDMFS

Adding SSHFS support to ADDMFS command can help mitigate NFS performance issues, avoid using UDP ports, allows to connect using a secure connection on Internet and compress data for better performance. Use Case: We could connect to IBM Cloud from ...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 3 Not under consideration

Additional Audit entries for Netserver authentication and access

Would like to have additional Netserver authentication, connection and IFS file access events posted to QAUDJRN. Use Case: Our company uses several IFS shares and would like a reliable way of capturing Netserver authentication, connection and IFS ...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 6 Future consideration

IBM i - Retrieving the Client IP from an Exit Point program for QIBM_QPWFS_FILE_SERV

The File Server exit point is used to identify the source of requests, and to be able to block them. Current situation is that the only the User profile is reported. According to IBM answer for Case TS005529571 there is no way to get the correct I...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 11 Future consideration

Change STRPCCMD to NOT pop up the STRPCO window

As part of modernization, I have convert reports (spool files) to PDF documents. I then run the NETSERVER command STRPCCMD to display the PDF document. The request:Change the process to either suppress the pop up window or run it minimized. There ...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 7 Not under consideration

Long response time on IFS shares opening ex. Word & Excel

We are using the IBM NetServer for sharing Office files like WORD and EXCEL. Opening a Word for example over a VPN connection is very slow compared to Windows file server located in the same subnet.After looking at the traces by IBM the time diffe...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 5 Future consideration

NetServer delegation of personnel authorized to enabled disabled profiles

I would like to delegate re-enabling users disabled for NetServer access to general help desk people. They know how to drill down to it using IBM Navigator for i at http://myibmi:2001 . "Enable" is grayed out. Documentation at https://www.ibm.com/...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 4 Not under consideration

NETSERVER PRINT SHARES WILL NOT WORK WITH SMB2

We use the IBM i system as a print server and have many NetServer print shares. The IBM i 7.3 Memo to Users (MTU) (https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/ssw_ibm_i_73/rzaq9/rzaq9osNetSrvPrt.html) documents additional steps required to allo...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 4 Future consideration

set owner of files created in ifs to group profile (IFS security)

(i know this is old and might interfere with POSIX APis but it still is important) when a user profile has grpprf(someprf) owner(*grpprf) and creates an object in IFS (e.g. with CPYTOIMPF), the IFS file has owner (theprofile) and primary group (th...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 3 Not under consideration

Disallow read-write shares of the root of the IFS

All read-write shares of the ROOT of the IFS on IBM i should be prevented and disallowed via NetServer and SAMBA etc. Use Case: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 4 Not under consideration

Windows Network Neighborhood access disabled for user - enabled automatically after some time.

One of the most annoying things is when the Windows Network Neighborhood access is disabled because there is a difference in the credentials for the user on the as/400 and the windows server the user is trying to access. Often it is because they h...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 9 Not under consideration