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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...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Future 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 ...
almost 3 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

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...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Networking 5 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...
9 months 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...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Networking 2 Not under consideration

Local Internet Address Selection on EE SNA/IP APPC Controller Options

on CRTCTLAPPC or CHGCTLAPPC, Link type*HPRIP; have need to be able to specify parameter LCLINTNETA in a more dynamic/transparent method. Large Environments with hundreds of LPARs; dozens of controllers and multiple IP addresses on each system; are...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Networking 3 Not under consideration

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 ...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Networking 2 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 4 years ago in IBM i / Networking 3 Not under consideration

Add ability to "bind specific" most TCP/IP servers and clients

When I serve up multiple TCP/IP interfaces (IBM i itself and the numerous Domino, WAS, etc it also supports) I would like the ability to "bind specific" many of the servers and clients such as telnet, ftp, CIMOM, etc.Numerous security issues:- Net...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / Networking 11 Not under consideration