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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 6 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 7 years ago in IBM i / Networking 8 Not under consideration

DSPSMTPLE command

Hi, There are commands to add to the SMTP list and remove from SMTP list but there is not a command to view the SMTP list. Adding https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/i/7.4?topic=ssw_ibm_i_74/cl/addsmtple.html Removing https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/i/7.4?top...
7 months ago in IBM i / Networking 2 Under review

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 2 years ago in IBM i / Networking 6 Not under consideration

SNDSMTPEMM Reply-To

I have read that IBM don't want to make it able to change the sender. But could IBM add a parameter for setting the Reply-To header in the command SNDSMTPEMM. Use Case: Sending with a dummy user with e-mail "don't reply " but provide a respond ema...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Networking 5 Not under consideration

Within the LDAP configuration we would like to deactivate the non-secure PORT 389 and only allow the PORT 636 to be active.

Our common practice is to inactivate non-secure PORTs. We have an Enterprise Information Security team that performs RAPID 7 scans across our systems looking for non-secure ports. Within the Tivoli Directory Server for IBM i we want to inactivate ...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 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 3 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...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Networking 3 Not under consideration

OS command WRKSMTPEMM to get read version (DSPSMTPEMM)

WRKSMTPEMM needs *ISYSCFG special authority - request a DSPSMTPEMM version that does not require the special authority Use Case: Many user now use SNDSMTOPEMM to send emails from Series i. The log from the command usage is found in WRKSMTPEMM. How...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Networking 2 Future 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...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Not under consideration