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System Management

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provide V7.3 PTF for new OBJC(object connect) over tcpip

new PTF released to allow SAVRST OBJC (object connect) over tcp/ip connectionfor V7.4 (SI73828 add native TCP support to ObjectConnect) Use Case: SNA is runset <sic> and need to be able to provide the save funcallity over a TCP/IP network.
over 3 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Not under consideration

Replacement option for Management Central Product Definitions

Under OS/400 version 7.1 and earlier , Management Central provided product definition functions with a GUI to support creating and managing ISV/In-house developed applications. This support also included creation and management of PTF against the ...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Not under consideration

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!
over 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Not under consideration

Navigator for i customize logon - welcome text

Add the ability to create a 'welcome text' or 'security display' when logging into the IBM Navigator for i web portal. IPaddress:2001/ibm/console/logon.jsp This would consist of text only. Use Case: Security policy/text for users needs to be displ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Not under consideration

In CSI system monitor, add CL var for triggered metric

In monitors, the actual metric that was triggered is only available for metrics involving jobs. It's not available for system monitors. Please add &METRIC as a CL substitution variable for all monitor types. https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Not under consideration

ACS Printing Support

At the moment the Basis Operation, like work with printer is included at navigator for i. My proposition is, that this have to find place one step back like work with outq.I need to allow a customer for navigator for i although he has to work only...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Not under consideration

allow SST function to reset Hardware Service Manager (HSM) use count if it is abandoned by someone else

allow SST function to reset Hardware Service Manager (HSM) use count ifit is abandoned by someone else. Currently the only method to reset is a reIPL of LPAR whichis recommended by IBM Rochester Support. This method to only be used under IBM Suppo...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Not under consideration

IBM i - IBM Systems Director Navigator Web server/ IBM i IBM HTTP Management Server bind to specific IP interfaces

Allow the IBM i IBM Systems Director Navigator Web server/ IBM i IBM HTTP Management Server to bind only to specific IP interfaces on a partition. Use Case: Customer is requesting that if possible we limit the : IBM Systems Director Navigator Web ...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Not under consideration

Utilize Windows 'msg' command to send detailed messages to user

Utilize Windows MSG function to pass through useful messages to users such as "Password will expire in XX days" , Disabled, User does not exist,. Anything is more useful than the "access if denied" message users get when mapping a NetServer drive ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Not under consideration

Direct to System License Program Download

The ability to download License Programs directly to the iSeries without having to log into a PC to do so. Eg. 5770-JV1 Option 14 & 15. Use Case: I have multiple end users that have upgrade from V6R1 to V7R2 and no longer have the Virtual Imag...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 6 Not under consideration