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IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers

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IFS: Add attribute that objects created in that directory use the authority of the parent.

In the QSYS.LIB file system I can runCHGLIB LIB(MYLIB) CRTAUT(MYAUTL)and now any new object created in that library will have the authority as per the authorization list MYAUTL.I am looking for something similar for the IFS.For example, if I creat...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 2 Not under consideration

Save timestamp captured for stream files

I would like to understand what IFS objects are NOT backed up on a regular basis. I can tell that easily with QSYS objects because the save timestamp has always been captured at the object level. For stream files, no save timestamp exists. Not eve...
9 months ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 3 Future consideration

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 ...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 3 Not under 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 1 year ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 7 Not under 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...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 3 Not under consideration

WRKLNK failure in delete files 4GB+

having an IFS directory /test with two subdirectories /test/test1 and /test/test2 - both containing 10 files, for example DVD images of PTF Groups. Some files <4GB, some >4GBusing WRKLNK / then enter 9 (recursive delete) on entry /test resul...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 5 Is a defect

Enable an equivalent for QAUDCTL(*NOQTEMP) for IFS

Activities such as create, delete, grant authority of files in QTEMP ale eliminated from QAUDJRN if system value QAUDCTL has the value *NOQTEMP. There is no equivalent possibility when working in the IFS.This is even emphasized as it is common in ...
12 months ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 3 Not under consideration

Exit Point QIBM_QPWFS_FILE_SERV more object type info

File Server Exit Point QIBM_QPWFS_FILE_SERV Format PWFS0200The File Server Exit Point since V7R3 has a format PWFS0200. This format brings a parameter “Object type” that can be either *STMF for file or *DIR for directory. Unfortunately the only fu...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 3 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 2 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 4 Future consideration

IFS performance on large files deletion

when deleting big files in IFS, cleanup creates huge amounts of read/write I/O in background jobs P0FBAIT00N etc. This I/O blocks further processing if IBM i is used as FTP server and FTP processing first CDs into a directory, deletes existing fil...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 4 Not under consideration