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My ideas: System Management

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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...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 9 Future consideration

Edit files in IFS using Navigator for i or ACS

After we installed the latest PTF's, the old Heritage IBM navigator for i has been disabled. Just about every week we EDIT a lot of files in the root file system and we used to be able to do this through the Heritage version. The only file system ...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Future consideration

Add ptf compare between multiple systems to New Navigator

The old fat client navigator with the compass from the deprecated windows product had the ability to compare PTF's between multiple systems and propagate them.Please add this to the New Navigator. Use Case: I want to know what PTF's are on my test...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 5 Future consideration

Include AFP Manager in New Navigator for i

The new Navigator for i does not include AFP Manager, which is most frequently used to import overlays and page segments that have been created using AFP Print Driver, now provided by Ricoh. The current AFP Manager also has functionality to import...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 12 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

IBM Navigator for i - optional second value returned for metrics

Metrics could be enhanced significantly by allowing the use of a second (optional) value returned from the SQL. Use Case: The new iNav opens a world of possibilities with customisation of charts, metrics, etc. One thing that crossed my mind was th...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 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...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Future consideration

System Monitor Scheduling

When using System Monitors in Navigator for I, it would be nice if we could use the operating systems job scheduler to turn on/off the monitors via a program call or API of some kind. Use Case: We have a situation where a customer of ours has an i...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / System Management 5 Future consideration

Job Monitors

Request to have JOB monitors added into monitoring using access client solutions navigator for i Use Case: job monitors work better to monitor the specific jobs that are running instead of message monitors
about 3 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Future consideration

Remove temporary files from data directory after creating AFP resource through AFP Manager in Navigator for i

When creating an AFP resource using AFP Manager in Navigator for i, the temporary file used to create the resource on the IBM i is stored in the/QIBM/UserData/OS400/Navigator/config/data directory. The temporary files are not cleared after the AFP...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Future consideration