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Cannot set security for NTP protocol on IBM i

IBM i is connected to the network core switch as a client getting the time using NTP protocol. It is also a server for the rest of the application servers providing the time for them.An audit finding was found that NTP on the IBM i is not using an...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Not under consideration

Add the possibility for routing encrypted QZDASSINIT Jobs in 7.4

Hello, the Cordes & Graefe KG asks for the possibility for routing encrypted QZDASSINIT Jobs in 7.4. As of now this feature is only announced / possible in 7.5, and we are only able to upgrade to 7.4 in the near future but would like to encr...
5 months ago in IBM i / Networking 1 Not under consideration

Eliminate an IPL when changing system name

Changing the system name via the CHGNETA command requires an IPL for the system name change to take affect. I would like to see this requirement removed and have the change either become active immediately, or after restarting TCP/IP services. Use...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / Networking 3 Not under consideration

Local Internet Address Selection on EE SNA/IP APPC Controller Options

on CRTCTLAPPC or CHGCTLAPPC, Link type*HPRIP; have need to be able to specify parameter LCLINTNETA in a more dynamic/transparent method. Large Environments with hundreds of LPARs; dozens of controllers and multiple IP addresses on each system; are...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Networking 3 Not under consideration

Eliminate an IPL when changing system name

Changing the system name via the CHGNETA command requires an IPL for the system name change to take affect. I would like to see this requirement removed and have the change either become active immediately, or after restarting TCP/IP services. Use...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Networking 3 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

OID to obtain the iSeries System Model

Hello.The bank's auditing system is asking us for the OID of the Iseries Machine Model. We looked for it in the file member IBMCLTM of the file QANMMIB but just the description is shown, the OID is not shown. Then we looked at the OID IBM page and...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Not under consideration

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

Add a exit point option to be executed at the end of a FTP or SFTP process

With increasing demands on security, FTP has exit points when starting a FTP process but not when it ends. We have a need to monitor all FTP processes when they have completed. This includes inbound and outbound processes. Providing access control...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Networking 7 Not under 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