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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...
7 months ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Future consideration

Change default page for the New Navigator GUI

When logging into the New Navigator gui @ https://yoursystem.com:2003/Navigator/mainframe, it defaults to https://yoursystem.com:2003/Navigator/mainframe/dashboard-card. The primary page being used is the 'mainframe' page. I have to go up and maua...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

IBM ARE (Application Runtime Expert) should flag the directory /QIBM/UserData/ARE/ibmare/logs with ATR(*ALWSAV) VALUE(*NO)

IBM traditionally flags log directories with ATR(*ALWSAV) VALUE(*NO) since save while active of IFS data is a sick joke. This helps to avoid messages like these CPFA09E/CPD384E messages: Object in use. Object is /QIBM/UserData/ARE/ibmare/logs/er...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

Adding multiple baseDN's to allow users for Single Sign on

IBM i allows only one baseDN for users to use Single Sign on . Requesting IBM development team to have enable multiple baseDN , so the users with different Organization unit (OU) can be added to baseDN to allow all users use Single sign on
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 5 Future consideration

Add 'Apply Immediate Only' option as a PTF Fix Action in Administrative Runtime Expert

Add 'Apply Immediate Only' option as a PTF Fix Action in Administrative Runtime Expert. With the latest update to ARE we got an option to apply PTFs delayed "Delayed apply" and send the SAVF file over. Lets do one more step and give the option to ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

New Nav for i - Group System endpoints.

It would be nice to have the ability to group systems in New Nav. I have 130+ systems mixed into prod, dev, and qa. Would be nice to separate them on the Dashboard page. I am using one central location to manage all of my endpoints which is great!...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / System Management 1 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 ...
9 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

SNMP Agent needs to be able to return LPAR level statistics for processors, memory, etc. rather than only at the server level

Using a 3rd party application to track and manage hardware resources of our many LPARs, it serves us no purpose to have the SNMP walk report server level information when the SNMP agent is specific to each LPAR. Ex: One server has 24 processor cor...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Future consideration

Omnifind Text Search management in New iNavigator or Access Client

The Omnifind Text Search Server management is missing in the Acces Client Database menu and the new iNavigator GUI. It would be very helpful for us to have a user friendly GUI to manage the Omnifind indexes.
about 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

ARE sync PTF Coverletters when available

Always sync PTF coverletters when doing a PTF sync with ARE Use Case: When doing a PTF sync from an image catalog with PTF iso images PTF coverletters are transferred to the target system from the CS. When instead of an image catalog PTF savefiles...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Future consideration