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improve FTP Server Exit Point QIBM_QTMF_SERVER_REQ

Please consider updating this exit point to provide more information / events like* LOGOUT* end of SEND / RECEIVE operation (maybe including transfer rate)* LOGON > logon failure due to password error Use Case: extended logging using this exit ...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Networking 5 Future consideration

Provide DKIM signing to the SMTP server/client on IBM i

DomainKeys Identified Mail, or DKIM, is an authentication protocol that links a domain name to a message. The protocol allows you to sign your email with your domain name. The purpose of the DKIM protocol is not only to prove that the domain name ...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Networking 3 Future consideration

Need command to start a specific TCP/IP Server and all its Server Applications with AUTOSTART = YES

It seems there is no way to start only a single TCP/IP server while only starting its server applications which are set to AUTOSTART = YES. For example, To start HTTP we have:STRTCPSVR SERVER(*HTTP) But that will start up ALL HTTP instances regard...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Not under consideration

Send EMAIL even when SNDSMTPEMM detects Lock on IFS Attachment

When Sending an EMAIL using the SNDSMTPEMM CL command and specifying the ATTACH parameter, the Command will fail if the file identified on the ATTACH parameter is open for READ-only in a User job somewhere on the system, or even if it is the same ...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Networking 2 Is a defect

Send email with SNDSMTPEMM command with variables for the email addresses not all filled

Change this command to accept an email address with all *blanks, not as an error but as *none Example :SNDSMTPEMM RCP((&P1) (&P2) (&C1 *CC) (&C2 *CC)) SUBJECT(Email test) + NOTE(TEST) With &P2 = *blanks  TCP5300 error and the ...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Future consideration

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...
about 3 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...
over 4 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...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Networking 8 Not under consideration

FTP Client Audit

Dear Sirs, we would like to better audit the FTPs and particularly the Client-Side.For example: a UserA may open a FTP connection and log onto the remote server under the credentials of UserB. This does not appear in the SK entries of the audit jo...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Future 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...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Networking 3 Not under consideration