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New feature on i Navigator to double confirm after click OK

Dear team, We found when accessing 'file shares' from i navigator, after clicked browse and OK, it will save the new folder directly. Is that possibile to modify or create a feature which would pop to confirm 'whether save the change' after click ...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

IBM i LAN CONSOLE IP obtain via DHCP or allow to be set form command line.

IBM i LAN CONSOLE IP obtain via DHCP or allow to be set form command line. The dafault IP for the lan console works great when essentially connecting direclty to the plaltform ethernet lan card through an open personal switch and a non-managed lap...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

Add functionality to iNav - the ability to review entries in any Journal Receiver

In the same way you can view entries in the System Audit Journal - add the functionality to view entries in any journal on the server. This is a nice to have feature that would allow using the same modern interface to research data related transa...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

Enable running "normal" CL commands in Run SQL Scripts, like VRYCFG.

With every new release of IBM i, every new Technology Refresh, the number of Db2 for i Services is growing and enhanced. As a result of this the work of system administrators is moving from using 5250 emulation to running SQL statements in RSS. A...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

System list navigator

In a scenario of a company managing a significant amount of IBM i partitions it would be really important to have the ability to manage all those partitions via navigator. At the moment when a new system is defined one has to either manually enter...
about 2 months ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Future consideration

Ability to add a user defined SQL query to new iNav, in the multisystem section.

Being able to get all inquiry messages across all defined systems was recently added. I would like to be able to define my own sql to be run on all configured(or checkbox selected) systems.
9 months ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Future consideration

Search all spool files in a output queue

We have a output queue which contains a spool file for each customer order we receive. We occasionally need to search those spool files for a customer number to see the order at the time it was originally sent. I currently go through each spool fi...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Future consideration

AJS: Add capability to SNDDSTJS to treat list of email addresses as a Recipient List

Advanced Job Scheduler: In SNDDSTJS, if a Recipient List is specified in the RCP parm, then one email is sent to all the recipients in that Recipient List as a group. If a list of email addresses is specified in the TOINTNET parm, a separate email...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Future consideration

Add ability to run custom SQL statements in New Navigator for i

A lot of admins have written their own custom SQL querys to handle various things on the systems. since the new Navigator for i is SQL based, could we have the ability to run those queries from the new navigator?
over 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Future consideration

job and File monitors missing after 7.1 OS

In the IBM Navigator for 7.3 OS version, we can see only 2 job monitors which are 1) System monitor 2) message monitor however in the 7.1 version there were addition monitors existing- Job monitor, file Monitor and B2B Activity. For more info of ...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration