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IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers

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NetServer support of SMB2 not support Change Notify

After reading the document https://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=nas8N1021348 and that you would like to be implemented support for CHANGE_NOTIFY in the Iseries Use Case: Problems described in the document (https://www-01.ibm.com/support/...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 1 Not under consideration

NFS4.1 support on IBMi

Hi I am looking for an help that nfs4.1 is supported is supported on IBM i. Also any plans of adding nfs4.1 in new releases.Requesting for guidance on this. ThanksAteev Use Case: Presently i do not have any use case for the same.
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 4 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 ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 2 Not under consideration

QNTC + SMBv2

From iseries I create excel files and write to shared windows folder for ftp access from suppliers.From iSeries I create EDI transport documents to be transmitted to customers through the EDI proprietary application. Now use SMBv1 (SMBv2 not avaia...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 3 Not under consideration

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...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 2 Not under consideration

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...
almost 7 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...
almost 7 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