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Add a WRKFCNUSG QIBM_QTMF_SERVER_REQ* option to restrict the system ftp subcommand.

Any ftp client can log into the server and use the ftp subcommand system to determine the name of the OS and what level it is running. IBM does try to obfuscate the information provided by using the name of an OS long discontinued (OS/400) instead...
6 months ago in IBM i / Networking 1 Under review

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 ...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Future consideration

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...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Networking 5 Not under 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...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Not under consideration

Bind FTP server to only one IP address instead of all available addresses

Bind FTP server to only one IP address instead of all available addresses. With this feature, FTP usage could be restricted to dedicated network.
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Networking 3 Future 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.
almost 4 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...
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...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Not under 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 ...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Future consideration