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Add/Remove Ethernet Ports to AGG LIND without varying off LIND

Description & Background: We are using Ethernet Link Aggregation in IBM i, each with two Ethernet ports aggregated. Due to some #EMX0 expansion drawer issues one of those Ethernet ports lost its link. For reliability reasons we tried to add a ...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Not under consideration

TFTP server, please allow modern TFTP options allowing more than 32MB files

Please implement rolling to 0, allowing client interopatibility. Thus I think the options here basically are: IBM strives for full adherence to what it is prescribed by the RFC standard so refuses to interoperate with basically common TFTP clients...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Networking 7 Is a defect

Lock CMNxx from having multiple IPs assigned

We have a customer system that we will be hosting at our data center and we would like to be able to block the CMN03 port which is used as the a LAN Console port from being changed to allow anything else to use it.
10 months ago in IBM i / Networking 3 Future consideration

Proxy connections support (FTP, sFTP, etc.)

We need an easy way to handle Proxy connections for essential functions today such as information transfers with suppliers and customers. The use of Proxy is complex and not supported, requiring the use of external utilities, imported from AIX, fo...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 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...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Networking 7 Not under consideration

Provide virtual FTP directory

Allow a user to be locked in a specific FTP directory... this directory should be his virtual root. Use Case: It is now possible to set an initial FTP directory via an exit program, however once logged on the user can still perform a cd /someother...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / Networking 22 Not under consideration

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

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...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Networking 6 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...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Not under consideration