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

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

Ability to send notification if IDS is disabled

We recently enabled IDS on our Power 9 iSeries. Is there a way a notification could be added if a threat inside your network disabled IDS (as another layer of protection) so that those on the IDS notification alert list would be alerted to this ac...
5 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

Change default instance for LDAP tcp server

Hello, one of our lpars has the QUSRDIR2 instance working under the LDAP tcp/ip server, and due that, the LDAP server is in "stopped" status but that is not correct. May be there is a possibility to assign any instance as default for that tcp serv...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Networking 5 Future consideration

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...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 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

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...
over 5 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

Allow Service Tools Server Lan Adapter run commands on that port

Today we can save and restore from a 632B device using STS LAN Adapter and NFS built-in client.If you enable STS LAN Adapter to be used as an standard interface and use sockets or PASE during restricted state (different RFE) we will be able to bac...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Networking 2 Not under consideration