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Report CPPEA69 on QSYSMSG

Please report message CPPEA69 to QSYSMSG so we can monitor for it there along with our other critical hardware monitoring. Use Case: We recently had a link aggregation drop. Scouring QHSTLOG we found that one of the two lines reported it was down ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Networking 2 Not under consideration

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 ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 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.
over 5 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 6 years ago in IBM i / Networking 8 Not under consideration

Access Client Solutions - Signoff session when user closes ACS

When a user closes Access Client Solutions (ACS) by hitting the X in the upper right corner or otherwise closes it, it would be nice if the session is signed off immediately instead of being disconnected. This should be possible to set op as an op...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Networking 3 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...
about 6 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 6 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Is a defect

Need to prevent port hijacking

TCP/IP Ports Required for Access for Windows and Related Functions as specified in IBM technical document N1019667 should be reserved for those functions and never assigned to other functions by any IBM program. I do not consider this to be an enh...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Not under consideration

Allow prioritisation of DNS MX record over A record for SMTP server.

Product - SMTP server, presumably part of 5770TC1. We have a situation where a destination DNS resolves to loopback and it causes QMSF to crash. It turns out that the A record has 127.0.0.1 as it's address and the MX record has the correct address...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Networking 5 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...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Networking 22 Not under consideration