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Status of AC power

Ability to determine remotely that AC power is PRESENT on the power supplies. Possible a command to display power supply status or indicators on the Virtual Control Panel from ACS. Use Case: We have approx. 30 power servers in remote locations. Wh...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 9 Future consideration

New Navigator for i - Shortcut to ACS 5250 emulation

It would be neat to have a shortcut to ACS 5250 emulation from the i Nav node list (or as an alternative in the menu list to the far left, when you have chosen a system in the node list/bubble view). Then you wouldn't have to start or switch to AC...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Future consideration

Make dashboard optional in Navigator for i - the dashboard requires specific authority that we cannot assign to every user of Navigator for i.

our audit journal is full of authority failures AF type QZDASOINIT K QDBSSUDF2 QSYS *SRVPGM. This is caused by the dashboard being operational by default in navigator for i and cannot be disabled. Some end users we cannot give the permissions need...
7 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

IBM Navigator for i - Add Shipped Bookmarks with SSL ports

Right now there are Shipped Bookmarks in the IBM Navigator for i that are set to connect to various services (such as IBM Web Administration for i, port 2001; IBM Digital Certificate Manager for i, port 2006; etc.) through non-SSL ports only. Aski...
6 months ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Future consideration

Navigator for i Warning icon explanation

The System Warning icon provides no information (on hover or via hyperlink) regarding the nature of the warning. I was forced to open a help desk ticket to inquire as to the reason for the warning. When hovering over the "Warning!" icon, it should...
10 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

Add autorefresh functionnality in new Navigator interface

Hello, As the new "IBM Navigator for i" seems much more usable than the older one, I was wondering if that would be possible to add an autorefresh functionnality in some area of the new web GUI. I'am thinking in particular here: work management -&...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Future consideration

Add a job monitor function to Navigator for i.

System i Navigator was able to choose a job by a monitor function of the central management.but Navigator for i does not have it.SO I want you to add it to Navigator for i . Use Case: IBM i V7R2M0/V7R3MO
about 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 6 Future consideration

Navigator for i - extend number op qsysopr message in one tab - now limited to 100 - also make refresh much faster

We use qsysopr message extensively - currently there are 100,000 messages in the message queue. To consult the recent messages it would be nice to be able to see more than the current 100 messages. now we have to use the tab sheets to look at the ...
7 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

EBCDIC to ASCII conversion in Navigator for i

The Navigator for i component of IBM Access Client Solutions (ACS) allows you to browse through the Integrated File System (IFS) of the IBM i. You can display/edit files in the IFS. When you select an individual file in the IFS, there is an option...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Future consideration

Provide tools for shared memory, mutexes, ...

In the original IBM i Access for Windows Navigator tools existed for managing shared memory, mutexes, ... Since the introduction of IBM i ACS and the web based Navigator these tools no longer exist wich makes development/troubleshooting much harde...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Future consideration