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asking about the possibility of including information on retransmissions and "Connections Reset" by communications line

Request : Is it possible to add information to CS that shows the number of retransmissions and "Connections Reset" per communication line. Current situation :Banesco try to keep under control the amount of retransmissions and the restart of connec...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Delivered

Allow ephemeral port range to be defined for FTP server

Provide a means to define a limited range of ephemeral ports available for the FTP server to use for a passive data connection. Use Case: Currently a firewall must open all ports 1024 and above to allow for a passive FTP data connection from a cli...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Networking 2 Delivered

SNMPWALK should also return the IASP number in their result

SNMPWALK currently only return:HOST-RESOURCES-MIB::hrStorageDescr.2 = STRING: Independent ASPHOST-RESOURCES-MIB::hrStorageDescr.3 = STRING: Independent ASP When there are now more than one iASP on the system with the same size, it's hard to find o...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Delivered

Configure IBM i to return public IP on passive mode request

In passive mode request the IBM i is responding with an IP address on the system. We would like passive mode request to be configurable. For example, we would like to insert the network public address in IBM i passive mode responses. Use Case: We ...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Networking 5 Delivered

64-bit LDAP services for DTAMDL(*LLP64) STGMDL(*TERASPACE)

Our company is a software vendor. We have started a project to convert our product (written in C++) to 64-bit pointers. We compile and link our C++ programs using DTAMDL(*LLP64) STGMDL(*TERASPACE). Our product uses LDAP services extensively. LDAP ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Networking 3 Delivered

SNMP for large ASP/IASP

SNMP result for ASP/IASP size and allocation cannot go over 64 TB.The maximum disk unit size is 32768. Is possible increase this value to 65536 (max 128 TB) or more? Thanks Use Case: At the moment our iSeries has 45 TB IASP and we can monitor usin...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Networking 3 Delivered