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Expose the iNavigator import CA certs via an API

The newly released iNavigator allows the automatic import of the latest CA certs to the *SYSTEM store. I would like to see this possible via an API that can be called from a program.
8 months 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...
8 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

Omnifind Text Search management in New iNavigator or Access Client

The Omnifind Text Search Server management is missing in the Acces Client Database menu and the new iNavigator GUI. It would be very helpful for us to have a user friendly GUI to manage the Omnifind indexes.
9 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

New Nav - Work Management tables/panels need to retrieve ALL ASP objects NOT just SYSBAS

In New Nav, JOBQs, OUTQs, SBSD, JOBDs, MSGQs, need to search all ASPs, not just SYSBAS. Examples: Work Management SBSD, retrieving jobq entries that reside in an iASP library do not show up. On the green screen, it shows 58 jobq entries. In the Ne...
9 months ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Future consideration

include 5250 Web emulator into New IBM Web navigator

include 5250 Web emulator into New IBM Web navigator
9 months ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Not under 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...
10 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

IBM i service for TCPIP server status

Within the new Navigator for i for nearly everything there is the option to get the SQL statement behind what is being displayed. For IBM i Navigator for i => TCP/IP Servers the SQL button is greyed-out. So the SQL statement behind what you a...
10 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

SQL service to list hardware components, locations and adapter card firmware levels

Records of hardware assets and firmware levels is increasingly important. In the same way that the SQL services for PTF/system firmware has greatly simplified the management of PTFs, this enhancement would ensure that adapter cards are not overloo...
10 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 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 ...
10 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 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?
10 months ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Future consideration