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IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers

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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...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 3 Not under consideration

Problem to detect infected files or AR attack if mount from Unix is used

Dear center /support 1.The usage capabilities of NFS are similar to those of shared folders. Nevertheless, the QIBM_QPWFS_FILE_SERV exit point is not alerted by operations made in NFS. This opens a security gap as our Anti-Ransomware is based on t...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 3 Future consideration

NFS v4 support for WRKIMGCLGE *DEV

Currently, on V7Rx, it is not possible to mount an NFS remote directory (.iso or.img) on an remote NFS optical drive, if the NFS server is in v4. Only previous versions of this protocol are supported. The main disadvantage of these versions is tha...
5 months 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

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

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 2 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 9 Not under consideration

Error state if unix function write() writes into a deleted file

1. A Programm writes a large IFS-File. 2. An automated FTP-Job copies this file and the file is deleted.3. The Programm writes und the unix-Api write() returns only the bufferlen of the bytes writen. The missing file is ignored. A state -1 should ...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 2 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 ...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 2 Not under consideration

Extend WRKJOB (or new SQL service) to show open descriptors of a job

When analyzing issues some times I must also check how many descriptors a job has in use. In case of f_type VNODE I will also check the IFS path. To get these information I must execute the following statement: CALL PGM(QP0FPTOS) PARM('*DUMPLFS' &...
4 months ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 3 Future consideration

Add the ability to support multiple domains in i NetServer, QNTC

Many customers are utilizing additional domains as they move forward with implementing cloud solutions. In some implementations, the cloud domain will need to peacefully coexist with existing corporate domains and resources. With the current offer...
7 months ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 3 Not under consideration