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New Navigator: Customize browser for mobile clients

With IBM i 7.5 IBM i Access for Web is no longer supported. This includes the web interface for mobile clients. Have you tried using http://myibmi:2002/Navigator/ from a browser on a mobile client? UGLY!
2 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

ACS - RunSQL scripts - Add function usage feature to block Run SQL Scripts

We would like to use WRKFCNUSG entries to limit this access by specific user ID's at the partition level. The existing controls to disable 'Run SQL Scripts' in the ACS emulator and Base product option does not work at the partition level. Ideally ...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Not under consideration

Retrieve TCP/IP Servers Attributes

There is no option to retrieve or dump the current TCP servers configurations (Telnet & FTP), the only way to display the value is using the change server attributes commands interactively, which is not useful to be used in batch programs/scri...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Future consideration

Add start mirroring function to new Navigator

The original Navigator and 'old' Navigator for i had an option to start disk pool mirroring on a newly created ASP or IASP, avoiding partition downtime to start mirroring in Dedicated Service Tools. That function is not available in new Navigator....
about 2 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

IBM ARE (Application Runtime Expert) should flag the directory /QIBM/UserData/ARE/ibmare/logs with ATR(*ALWSAV) VALUE(*NO)

IBM traditionally flags log directories with ATR(*ALWSAV) VALUE(*NO) since save while active of IFS data is a sick joke. This helps to avoid messages like these CPFA09E/CPD384E messages: Object in use. Object is /QIBM/UserData/ARE/ibmare/logs/er...
3 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

Add properties to New Navigator > TCP/IP Servers

Under the old nav, if you right clicked on a TCP/IP server you got the option to start/stop, server jobs and view the properties for that particular server. Today we have those options but no properties. We will need that moved over before the old...
6 months ago in IBM i / System Management 7 Future consideration

Nav4i Node Display name

In today's world IP address are frequently used for accessing nodes instead of the FQDN. For this the New Navigator for i is no exception to that rule, but when working with nodes an mane can be helpful in order to keep nodes apart. Use Case: In t...
11 months ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Future consideration

Adding multiple baseDN's to allow users for Single Sign on

IBM i allows only one baseDN for users to use Single Sign on . Requesting IBM development team to have enable multiple baseDN , so the users with different Organization unit (OU) can be added to baseDN to allow all users use Single sign on
4 months ago in IBM i / System Management 5 Future consideration

Add autorefresh functionnality in new Navigator interface

Hello, As the new "IBM Navigator for i" seems much more usable than the older one, I was wondering if that would be possible to add an autorefresh functionnality in some area of the new web GUI. I'am thinking in particular here: work management -&...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Future consideration

INavigator Security Doesn't Work

iNavigator security not working.Restricted user still shows access to all of iNavigator options. Use Case: Have need to put monitors in iNavigator on web enabled TV in our office to display system performance monitors. Objective is to give user ON...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Is a defect