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System Management

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File Monitors for IBM Navigator for i

Management Central, through System i Navigator, has File Monitors that monitor file activity and can executes commands based on various conditions. That functionality does not exist in IBM Navigator for i, which is positioned as the replacement pr...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / System Management 6 Not under 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...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 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

New Navigator for i - textured chart support like the heritage Navigator

In the Heritage Navigator - Investigate Data charts, I used textured bar graph a lot and I find this useful feature missing from the New Navigator. Please deliver it soon. Thanks.
about 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Not under consideration

Tracking of client connections to Navigator for i

Need a way of tracking the client connections via Navigator for I. Use Case: A user profile was disabled, and we need to answer to management what ip address the traffic came from.
about 7 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Not under consideration

AJS Resource Dependencies lack the function of notification

AJS Resource Dependencies lack the function of notification Use Case: A scheduled task within AJS has the option to send a notification if the task fails, completes normally, does not start within a certain time limit or based upon an error messag...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Not under 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 1 Future consideration

FortiSIEM for IBM i 7.3

We are planning to use SIEM to monitor our system and they need to connect to our IBM i Operating system. Use Case: FortiSIEM will be used to monitor all servers on our network.
over 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Not under consideration

Add AFP Manager function to Navigator for i web User interface

Currently, IBM i Access for Windows i Navigator has "AFP Manager" function". This allows customer to import AFP resources from other platforms/tools in BINARY format. However, There is not equivalent function on Navigator for i web User interface....
over 7 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Not under consideration