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Transfer IP addresses seamlessly in IBM i from one Ethernet Line description to another line description without interruption

It is currently not possible in IBM i to transfer an IP address from one Ethernet line description to another without interruption. The IP address must be stopped, deleted and recreated with the reference to the new Ethernet line description. If t...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Networking 5 Not under consideration

FTP Client Connect timeout parameter

create a timeout parameter for FTP client when creating a session(like INZWAIT on TELNET c lient). In some situations when a host does not answer or a wrong IP is used, the FTP client waits 3+ minutes before exiting. Use Case: speed up CL scripted...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Not under consideration

IDN Domain in SNDSMTPEMM

Support for IDN domains in SNDSMTPEMM command is needed Use Case: IDN Domains allow special character s in domain name. f.e.: www.grün.at. to send e-mails from IBM i with SNDSMTPEMM to e-mail adr.: büro@grün.at currently not supported.
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Not under consideration

Change ENDTCPSVR from *ALL to *NONE

The default for the ENDTCPSVR command is *ALL, this means if type the command and press enter, it will effectively take an IBM i LPAR offline without any further action.
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Networking 6 Future consideration

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 2 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Future consideration

SNDSMTPEMM command must support SMTP Route field

The SNDSMTPEMM command currently disallows the Directory Entry SMTP Route field, and therefore resorts to using the SMTP user ID and domain fields for the e-mail sender information. This in turn causes the characters for the Domain to be converted...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Networking 8 Not under consideration

Work with IP connections > show current user

When using WRKTCPSTS OPTION(*CNN) the system offers filtering options using F15. There is a lack of filtering by user name (which is possible using Navigator for i - column filtering) to find a specific user connection.By the way - the user name s...
almost 4 years 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 ...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Networking 2 Is a defect

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 ...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / Networking 6 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 2 years ago in IBM i / Networking 8 Not under consideration