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autoreconnect 5250 sessions are causing a denial of service attack

Support cases: TS002923825 and TS002828742When a 5250 session (ROBS1 for example) is minimized sometimes a user will start it again from a desktop icon. Now you have 2 identical 5250 sessions fighting over the same device. The first one keeps cont...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Networking 7 Not under consideration

Cannot set security for NTP protocol on IBM i

IBM i is connected to the network core switch as a client getting the time using NTP protocol. It is also a server for the rest of the application servers providing the time for them.An audit finding was found that NTP on the IBM i is not using an...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Not under consideration

SSL enable give/takedescriptor API's

The give/takedescriptor API's allow one to exchange the socket between a listener (main) program and a submitted client job. This however only works for non-SSL connections which makes it impossible to use the concept for accepting multiple simult...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Networking 8 Not under consideration

Eliminate an IPL when changing system name

Changing the system name via the CHGNETA command requires an IPL for the system name change to take affect. I would like to see this requirement removed and have the change either become active immediately, or after restarting TCP/IP services. Use...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Networking 3 Not under consideration

Add ability to "bind specific" most TCP/IP servers and clients

When I serve up multiple TCP/IP interfaces (IBM i itself and the numerous Domino, WAS, etc it also supports) I would like the ability to "bind specific" many of the servers and clients such as telnet, ftp, CIMOM, etc.Numerous security issues:- Net...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / Networking 11 Not under consideration

Support Modern Authentication with Office365 - Configuration help

Hi Team, Please guide/assist with potential mail server setting on their cloud iSeries to accommodate potential O365 authorization settings changes? Use Case: This is the situation and info i have received:This enhancement is needed because most o...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Networking 5 Not under consideration

Proxy connections support (FTP, sFTP, etc.)

We need an easy way to handle Proxy connections for essential functions today such as information transfers with suppliers and customers. The use of Proxy is complex and not supported, requiring the use of external utilities, imported from AIX, fo...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Not under consideration

Add Support for SIZE Subcommand in IBM i FTP Server

Third-Party software (https://sqlbackupandftp.com/) automates the backups of SQL Server Databases, and the remote storage site can be designated as an FTP server. When attempting to upload the file, the software validates the upload by using the S...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Networking 5 Not under consideration

Report CPPEA69 on QSYSMSG

Please report message CPPEA69 to QSYSMSG so we can monitor for it there along with our other critical hardware monitoring. Use Case: We recently had a link aggregation drop. Scouring QHSTLOG we found that one of the two lines reported it was down ...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Networking 2 Not under consideration

Request an alternate SMTP Banner for native mail server

When using native SMTP services to send mail from our ERP application, we have SMTP bound to a it's own IP address. That IP address and name resides in the local host table. However, when using DNS tools to validate the server on the Internet, a w...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Networking 3 Not under consideration