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My ideas: System Management

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Add a job monitor function to Navigator for i.

System i Navigator was able to choose a job by a monitor function of the central management.but Navigator for i does not have it.SO I want you to add it to Navigator for i . Use Case: IBM i V7R2M0/V7R3MO
over 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 6 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

Improve ARE PTF Fix Actions

Improve Administration Runtime Expert for i (ARE) to fix missing PTF errors without requiring a save file be present on any system. Create a process to extract a PTF(s) or Group of PTFs to be sent to an endpoint system that does not require the PT...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 0 Future consideration

Ability to start and stop monitors in Navigator

I would like to have the ability so specify a start and stop date/time for monitors in i Access Client Solutions. Currently the only options are start and stop. Use Case: Customers running monitors may only be concerned about daytime process, not ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Future consideration

IBM i Command Defaults Validation

5733ARE- Administration Runtime Expert validation of IBM i Command Defaults. Please provide an IBM supplied plugin that would allow ARE to capture Command Defaults for the system. Use Case: For example in our company we have multiple environments ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Future consideration

HTTP server not running in QHTTPSVR can not be managed by HTTP ADMIN

With the announcement of IBM i 7.1 TR 9 and IBM i 7.2 TR 1 it is now possible to let an HTTP server run in it's own subsystem. When looking at the following link "" it appears that this new...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Future consideration

EBCDIC to ASCII conversion in Navigator for i

The Navigator for i component of IBM Access Client Solutions (ACS) allows you to browse through the Integrated File System (IFS) of the IBM i. You can display/edit files in the IFS. When you select an individual file in the IFS, there is an option...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Future consideration

allow key based ssh connection for Administration Runtime Expert remote systems verify

Within Application Runtime Expert systems groups, we have to provide a user id/password for the tool to connect from the ARE server to each remote system we want our template to run on.This requires either to have the same user profile/password, b...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Future consideration

Multi-select in IBM Navigator for I - Specially job logs for active jobs

Allow multi-select in the IBM Navigator for i web client. Use Case: I need to identify which service job (QZDASOINIT running for particular user) is running a particular process. In the deprecated System i Navigator client, I multi-select all the ...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Future consideration