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IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers

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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

QZBSSL exit program, there is no support for setting "client authentication required" for the host servers, in Digital Certif

We are receiving the following error while on DCM while changing the Client authentication required to Yes for Database server application. Error Code 4022. An Error occurred while processing applications Application type - ServerApplication ID- Q...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 3 Future 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 ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 2 Not under consideration

Kerberos for Samba server

The IBMi NetServer does not support versions of Windows newer than XP/2003 (, which means current PC's aren't supported to connect to the NetServer. We now have the option to run ...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 3 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.
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 4 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...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 5 Not under consideration

Creating a document from an iSeries optical file

I wanted to create a hard copy document from an optical file located in the IFS. I can locate the file that I need, but need to recover the file into a document that can be printed. Would need a function on the iSeries that I can use to generate t...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 3 Not under consideration