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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 3 years ago in IBM i / Networking 3 Not under consideration

SNDSMTPEMM command must support SMTP Route field

The SNDSMTPEMM command currently disallows the Directory Entry SMTP Route field, and therefore resorts to using the SMTP user ID and domain fields for the e-mail sender information. This in turn causes the characters for the Domain to be converted...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Networking 8 Not under consideration

autoreconnect 5250 sessions are causing a denial of service attack

Support cases: TS002923825 and TS002828742When a 5250 session (ROBS1 for example) is minimized sometimes a user will start it again from a desktop icon. Now you have 2 identical 5250 sessions fighting over the same device. The first one keeps cont...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Networking 7 Not under consideration

Please change the timeout settings on the CONNECT() API.

This request is to provide a change to the SYN process when connecting to a remote host. I have a situation where we have a number of devices like IOT devices. I wrote a program to send data to a non IBM I device and the program works as designed ...
almost 4 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

need interface similar to DSPSSTUSR for SST IP addresses

Need to provide an easy interface to the view the TCP/IP addresses and resource names that are used in SST for LAN console and network image catalog setup.The interface would be similar to the DSPSSTUSR command. Use Case: there are TCP/IP addresse...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Networking 7 Not under 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...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Not under consideration

Decrease name resolution performance when losing a DNS

On our Power System, we have 3 DNS in the option 12 of cfgtcp. The problem is when I lose a DNS (maintenance, crash, ...) the resolution performance decrease. We have an application (Wish) that do a name resolution of the computer from where the s...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Networking 5 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

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 5 years ago in IBM i / Networking 5 Not under consideration