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IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers

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whatever is cleared or reset during IPL that improves IFS backup be provided in a utility that can be run before IFS backup

when IPL is performed prior to backup, the IFS backup runs 5 hours quicker than normal. Data has been provided via PMR 32492,442,000. A utility to use that clears or resets whatever happens during the IPL would be a tremendous benefit to ensure th...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 3 Not under consideration

Create NetServer commands

The core O/S lacks decent command support for NetServer. There is an alternative solution in QUSRTOOLS (NETSRVCMD library) but I think this should be implemented in the core O/S. With the new ACS defining shares is not possible and in the old prod...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 5 Not under consideration

WRKLNK unusual F17 "Starting with"

The command WRKLNK works in one point different then other commands.When i use F17 i want to go to the start, when i use F18 i want to go to the end of the subfile.These function are hided behind F17.Could IBM change F17 to something else and put ...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 2 Not under consideration

SMBv2 support needed in IBM i 7.1

Customer scan and find a network risk for SMBv1. Refe to http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=101946 SMBv2 is supported on V7R2 .but V7R1 still notNow customer use R710 . for network security concern. custoemr s...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 3 Not under consideration

15 Character limit on Domain name in i5/OS NetServer Properties, need at least 30, but 256 is optimal

System: IBM i Actor: User needing updated functionality.The i5/OS NetServer properties allows a user to specify a domain name. In iNavigator when attempting to update the domain name in the i5/OS NetServer General Next Start screen the domain name...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 3 Not under consideration

Ability to disable updates to the file access times in IFS (noatime support)

Add the noatime attribute to the mount command for UDFS objects. Use Case: When accessing hundreds or thousands of unchanging files in IFS, for example when compiling a large application, it would be useful to stop updating the access time for eac...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 5 Not under consideration

Include TEXT for user profile in GO NETS/Option 12=Work with NetServer Users

Library NETSRVCMD contains several utilities, front-ended by GO NETS. A frequently used one is option 12=Work with NetServer Users, which lists which profiles have had their NetSvr access disabled. It includes the option to re-enable, too, but it ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 2 Not under consideration

CPYFRMSTMF needs SRCCHGDATE parameter as on CPYSRCF

CPYFRMSTMF needs a new parameter SRCCHGDATE(*FROMMBR) that works just like the SRCCHGDATE parameter on the CPYSRCF command. SRCCHGDATE(*NEW) can allow for compatibility with the existing behavior of the CPYFRMSTMF command. Note that this proposed ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 5 Not under consideration

CPYTOSTMF needs CHGDATE parameter like CPYSRCF ... SRCCHGDATE()

When using CPYTOSTMF, e.g. to copy source members from a source physical file to the IFS, for example, to populate git or some other source code version control repository, CPYTOSTMF always assigns the current date/time to the *STMF created. We wa...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 6 Not under consideration

IFS streamfiles need additional OIR-like attributes

IFS streamfiles have a number of attributes, many seem IBM i (OS/400) specific, visible via WRKLNK option 8=Display attributes, and can be specified or changed via the CHGATR command ATR parameter, such as: *CCSID, *ALWCKPWRT, *USECOUNT, *DISKSTGO...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 3 Not under consideration