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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 2 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 2 years ago in IBM i / Networking 3 Future 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

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...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Networking 5 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...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Not under 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...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Networking 8 Not under consideration

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

TFTP server, please allow modern TFTP options allowing more than 32MB files

Please implement rolling to 0, allowing client interopatibility. Thus I think the options here basically are: IBM strives for full adherence to what it is prescribed by the RFC standard so refuses to interoperate with basically common TFTP clients...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Networking 7 Is a defect

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

Access Client Solutions - Signoff session when user closes ACS

When a user closes Access Client Solutions (ACS) by hitting the X in the upper right corner or otherwise closes it, it would be nice if the session is signed off immediately instead of being disconnected. This should be possible to set op as an op...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Networking 3 Not under consideration