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System Management

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Add ptf compare between multiple systems to New Navigator

The old fat client navigator with the compass from the deprecated windows product had the ability to compare PTF's between multiple systems and propagate them.Please add this to the New Navigator. Use Case: I want to know what PTF's are on my test...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 5 Future consideration

Navigator for i - IFS analysis tool like TreeSize

I submitted this earlier (ID 133748) as a request for ACS, but it was declined and suggested that I resubmit it for Navigator for i. I can't seem to find a good and intuitive tool to get an overview of the IFS. It would be nice to able to look at ...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / System Management 5 Future consideration

Status of AC power

Ability to determine remotely that AC power is PRESENT on the power supplies. Possible a command to display power supply status or indicators on the Virtual Control Panel from ACS. Use Case: We have approx. 30 power servers in remote locations. Wh...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 9 Future consideration

Monitor System Temperature and Fan Speed

I would like IBM to add the ability to check the current temperature inside the server (CEC) as well as reporting the current fan speeds. This could be an IBM i command and or IBM i Service, in either case it would like it to address the following...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 5 Not under consideration

IBM Navigator for i - Add Shipped Bookmarks with SSL ports

Right now there are Shipped Bookmarks in the IBM Navigator for i that are set to connect to various services (such as IBM Web Administration for i, port 2001; IBM Digital Certificate Manager for i, port 2006; etc.) through non-SSL ports only. Aski...
4 months ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Future consideration

Support 132 Columns on most WRKxxx Screens

Using WRKSPLF, WRKOUTQ, WRKJOB WRKACTJOB, DSPJOBLOG and others is frustrating due to 80-column screen output used in those interfaces. Only DSPSPLF had the foresight to incorporate so called wide screen mode. We need 132 column support in Work Man...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Not under consideration

Make dashboard optional in Navigator for i - the dashboard requires specific authority that we cannot assign to every user of Navigator for i.

our audit journal is full of authority failures AF type QZDASOINIT K QDBSSUDF2 QSYS *SRVPGM. This is caused by the dashboard being operational by default in navigator for i and cannot be disabled. Some end users we cannot give the permissions need...
6 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

New Navigator for i - Shortcut to ACS 5250 emulation

It would be neat to have a shortcut to ACS 5250 emulation from the i Nav node list (or as an alternative in the menu list to the far left, when you have chosen a system in the node list/bubble view). Then you wouldn't have to start or switch to AC...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Future consideration

Navigator for i Warning icon explanation

The System Warning icon provides no information (on hover or via hyperlink) regarding the nature of the warning. I was forced to open a help desk ticket to inquire as to the reason for the warning. When hovering over the "Warning!" icon, it should...
8 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

Create in new Navigator for i same functionality that Heritage Navigator for i with DNS configuration.

Heritage Navigator for i has a lot of options of DNS configuration. But new Navigator for i has not DNS configurations options.
5 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Not under consideration