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Networking

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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...
about 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 3 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 ' ...
almost 8 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.
10 months ago in IBM i / Networking 3 Future 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

SMTP via Google relay

Google recently issued this: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/6010255?hl=en#zippy= And I am wondering what effect, if any, this will have on being able to email from the IBM i via google email relay using IBM's SMTP. We send hundreds of ...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Networking 3 Not under consideration

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...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Not under consideration

Extend field in SSL trace output that includes cipher information

When analyzing output of SSL trace data, this may involve dumping the output to a spreadsheet for further analysis and comparison against cipher lists from QSSLCSL and/or SST (TLSCONFIG). The challenge when comparing data is that since many cipher...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Networking 1 Under review

Make managing ciphers in QSSLCSL easier using 2-digit cipher codes and use these codes everywhere

It would be easier to manage ciphers in the system value using the 2-digit codes simply because ciphers also have to be managed in SST (SSLCONFIG/TLSCONFIG) where the 2-digit code in required when adding/removing ciphers to the eligible list. Give...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Networking 1 Under review

Provide ability to control SSL counters (in SST) from OS command line using an API

We are running v7r4 and find the SSL counters that are available within SST very useful. A challenge we face is that due to our a weekly system interruption for full system save and IPL, these counters are disabled and get reset. It would desirabl...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Networking 1 Under review