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System Management

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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...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Is a defect

Provide tools for shared memory, mutexes, ...

In the original IBM i Access for Windows Navigator tools existed for managing shared memory, mutexes, ... Since the introduction of IBM i ACS and the web based Navigator these tools no longer exist wich makes development/troubleshooting much harde...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Future consideration

System Monitor Scheduling

When using System Monitors in Navigator for I, it would be nice if we could use the operating systems job scheduler to turn on/off the monitors via a program call or API of some kind. Use Case: We have a situation where a customer of ours has an i...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / System Management 5 Future 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

Allow RTVSYSINF and UPDSYSINF to/from library in IASP

We would like to have the possibility to run RTVSYSINF and store this information in a library which is in an independent ASP.Currently this fails with MCH5601. Use Case: We have many customers using independent ASPs doing backups on their HA site...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / System Management 6 Is a defect

ARE PTF Sync progress indicator

When we are syncing PTF's against a CS system we are unaware of the progress. When using the Administration Runtime Expert we are unaware of the progress when using the GUI. We are in the dark regarding what to expect and when the syncing is done....
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

Multi-select in IBM Navigator for I - Specially job logs for active jobs

Allow multi-select in the IBM Navigator for i web client. Use Case: I need to identify which service job (QZDASOINIT running for particular user) is running a particular process. In the deprecated System i Navigator client, I multi-select all the ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Future consideration

Add new Column on Alternative SBS Routing main display for Number of Configured IPs in Navigator for i

We want to add a new Column on Alternative SBS Routing main display for the Number of Configured IPs in Navigator for i, just like the column Number of configured Users! The reason is that we want to have a first quick display of configured IPs pe...
8 months ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Future consideration

Add System Name to replaceable parameters for Message Monitors in Navigator

Please add system name to the replaceable parameters for the Message monitors. Use Case: This is useful when you are setting up monitors in multiple systems and are sending a message to yourself. You need to know which system send the message. The...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Functionality already exists

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