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My ideas: System Management

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Make the NEW IBM i Navigator the Default for Admin port 2001

IBM has now provided a NEW and VAAAASSTLY Improved Navigator for i. BUT It is NOT THE DEFAULT! This makes it the best kept secret of the current Update Cycle Use Case: It's Better and It MUST become the default for https:/<Server name>:2001 ...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / System Management 11 Delivered

Retrieve TCP/IP Servers Attributes

There is no option to retrieve or dump the current TCP servers configurations (Telnet & FTP), the only way to display the value is using the change server attributes commands interactively, which is not useful to be used in batch programs/scri...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / System Management 5 Delivered

Enhance SSO for Navigator for i to allow for redundant LDAP servers

In traditional EIM/SSO for 5250, it is possible to configure multiple KDCs for redundancy in the krb5.conf. However, when configuring SPNEGO for Navigator for i there is only one KDC able to be added to the configuration using the scr...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Delivered

Renew cert for Navigator for i

Presently, there's no way to renew the SSL certificate for IBM Navigator for i. Per IBM support, you must remove the certificate and go through the entire process to add the new certificate. Use Case: Our SSL certificate expires every 13 months an...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / System Management 5 Delivered

Service for Journal Receiver Attributes

Create a service that would allow us to easily see the Journal Receiver Attributes for all currently attached journal receivers. We are looking to determine if any are near the Last Sequence Number threshold. Use Case: A journal receiver reaches t...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Delivered

Nav4i Fingerprinting

Nav4i uses the fingerprinting functionality of a browser. In the link below is described what the impact of allowing fingerprinting in a browser does: Use Case: As Firefox o...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / System Management 5 Delivered

Add the ability to work with shares on iACS Integrated File System

Add the ability to manage shares when using the itegrated file system on iACS. Using GO NETS just does not give us the granularity needed. Use Case: With the ibm access for windows using navigator you could work with/create/manage shares. I have n...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 8 Delivered

We would like more detail included in the monitor messages in Navigator i, such as Job Name/owner and so on.

We currently have message monitors setup on our IBMi system to track and report when a job goes into MSGW state. The monitor works, but there is no detail in the report/eventlog, can more detail be added, such as Job Number/Owner and so on. Thank ...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Delivered

DCM- Support for Digital Certificate Manager on port 2010

HTTPAdmin server runs securely on port 2010 (unsecure 2001) New DCM interface is hard-coded to run on port 2001. When implementing secure connection to the HTTPAdmin server to 2010 it breaks the new DCM portal. I had case TS003633830 open with sup...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 5 Delivered

Ability to change the ownership of a message monitor set up through Navigator for i to my Group Profile or other USRPRF

Using IBM Navigator for i to set up message monitor on QSYSOPR message, when triggering a SNDDST command the command is issued as if the owner of the message monitor were sending it. I would like it to come from my group profile or another generic...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Delivered