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My ideas: System Management

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Preserve iNav column widths on sys oper message screen

iNav is a terrific tool for administering the IBM i.This request involves the Messages screen (example attached).It is handy to be able to select and sequence columns to display. When I first launch the screen I adjust the column widths to fit the...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 5 Delivered

Add Encrypt File Share option to Navigator for i

In 7.4 IBM added SMBv3 support and with it the option to encrypt a File Share (End to End Encryption from IBM i to client OS) SMBv3 is turned on by default, encryption is not. To enable encryption you either need to use the IBi NetServer APIs or i...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Delivered

High risk in IFS file system management

The Actions | Delete command within the Navigator for I web-based IFS interface allows the user to purge the entire contents of the folder they are viewing if no objects are selected. I've attached a PMR number under which we recovered from this v...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 5 Delivered

DCM - New Digital certificate manager

The current certificate manager has been a workhorse for any work with certificates over the years. However, it is not heterogeneous integrated into the current ACS (nor web administration). Also visual presentation of certificates, stores and cha...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 7 Delivered

Add option in Navigator for i Message Monitors

Requesting option to change permissions and ownership to modify existing message monitors. ACS monitors, once moved over from Client Access 7.1 Management Central, have no option to change the owner ship or modify permissions. The monitors are 're...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 5 Delivered

Ability to change FTP banner info

Showing the default FTP banner is a major security issue. It immediately identifies the platform by stating QTCP in the banner. Customization would hide what the platform is. Use Case: See description.
about 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Delivered

DB2 for i Service to retrieve subsystem information

Please add DB2 for i SQL service to retrieve subsystem configuration information (SBSD, subsystem description). Use Case: We could retrieve all necessary information about subsystem configurations via SQL.
about 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Delivered

5733-ARE PTF "Fix Action"

We want to use product 5733-ARE to distribute PTFs from an Central System to our production systems.Afer we created an report of PTF differences, it would be great if we could just upload savf of missing PTF without loading and applying them autom...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Delivered

ARE Delayed option

ARE addition of PTF installation *DLYALL option Use Case: ARE is a brilliant product for distributing PTFs and to keep LPARs in sync. The current design is that ARE wil try to install the PTFs when doing the sync and for PTFs which can not be appl...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Delivered

Display PTF group name in Summary Details of Application Runtime Expert for i PTF report

Application Runtime Expert for i (5733ARE) Add the PTF Group name in the summary details of a report. Use Case: As of current ARE level, the Summary Details displays "Group PTF SFXXXXX - Level does not meet minimum level...." Would rather know the...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Delivered