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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...
over 6 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...
about 1 year 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...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 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 ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Networking 2 Not under 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

Enhancing Maximum storage for trace of TRCTCPAPP command

This RFE is now created based on the feedback from case #TS005034124 where we are not able to run the trance commands due to insufficient storage to keep the trace output/logs. Running the Trace commands trctcpapp *smtpclt *on and trctcpapp *msf *...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Future 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...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Future 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...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Networking 3 Not under consideration

Allow for "Per user support" for the LISTFMT() parm on CHGFTPA

in the CHGFTPA command setting the LISTFMT() parm affects *ALL usersWe need an option not in a FTP exit program that provides for more granular support Use Case: with new open source technologies defaulting the LISTFMT(*UNIX) can have detrimental ...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Networking 8 Not under consideration

IBM i - Improve NFS performance on 632B device and allow Jumbo Frames

When reading or saving data to/from NFS server on any NFS server performance is slow if we use MOUNT command, but we can use Jumbo Frames to mitigate. When using STRNETINS or trying to backup to a virtual optical 632B device connected to NFS serve...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Networking 6 Not under consideration