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Networking

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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 ...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Networking 3 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 6 years ago in IBM i / Networking 5 Not under consideration

Make the SYSCMD CALL function from an FTP script work the same as a CALL command in a batch job for a limited capability user

Make the SYSCMD CALL function from an FTP script work the same as a CALL command in a batch job for a limited capability user. Use Case: EDI - FTP to customers is causing issues with automotive releases and ASNs. Very Important this is fixed.
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Networking 3 Not under consideration

Add a WRKFCNUSG QIBM_QTMF_SERVER_REQ* option to restrict the system ftp subcommand.

Any ftp client can log into the server and use the ftp subcommand system to determine the name of the OS and what level it is running. IBM does try to obfuscate the information provided by using the name of an OS long discontinued (OS/400) instead...
4 months ago in IBM i / Networking 0 Submitted

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

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...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Networking 7 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...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Networking 7 Not under consideration

Please add nslookup, host, dig as part of the base os and not part of option 31, dns

I need to use nslookup (could maybe settle for dig or host) from IBM i. However only my lpars with option 31, dns, loaded have that command. I feel that option 31 dns is a 'host' feature while nslookup, etc are client features. I do not want to lo...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Networking 2 Not under consideration

SNDSMTPEMM RCP keyword reformats valid email address

We're in the process of replacing use of SNDDST with SNDSMTPEMM. Some of our group email addresses contain an embedded dash '-'. When an email address with a dash is passed to SNDSMTPEMM, the command processor reformats the address with a space ' ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 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.
7 months ago in IBM i / Networking 3 Under review