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System Management

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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

iseries managementpak for SCOM

provide a managementpak for integration in microsoft systemcenter operation manager (SCOM).it would be a great benefit for iseries to provide a basic functionality for SCOM integration. Use Case: provide a managementpak for integration in microsof...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Not under consideration

QALWJOBITP system value enhancement

The QALWJOBITP system value currently allows three values which define the following system conditions a) Whether jobs are allowed to be interruptible at all.b) Whether jobs by default are interruptible or uninterruptible. Given the condition that...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Not under 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?
about 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Future consideration

Determining the current version of the Qradar installation via UCMDB.

System: Qradar SIEMActor: The Technological Reliability teamDescription: The Technological Reliability team needs to detect the current version of the Qradar SIEM installation in order to correctly verify that the reliability risks are closed. Use...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Not under 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 ...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration