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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 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Future consideration

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.
7 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

IBM Navigator for i - Increase maximum number of Custom Charts

Currently, the new IBM Navigator for i only allows:1. A maximum of 14 Custom Charts.. and ...2. A maximum of 14 systems or metrics within a single chart It would be very beneficial if this number could be increased greatly to allow for the monitor...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Not under 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...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 5 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

Add a job monitor function to Navigator for i.

System i Navigator was able to choose a job by a monitor function of the central management.but Navigator for i does not have it.SO I want you to add it to Navigator for i . Use Case: IBM i V7R2M0/V7R3MO
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 6 Future consideration

IBM Navigator for i - optional second value returned for metrics

Metrics could be enhanced significantly by allowing the use of a second (optional) value returned from the SQL. Use Case: The new iNav opens a world of possibilities with customisation of charts, metrics, etc. One thing that crossed my mind was th...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Future consideration

EBCDIC to ASCII conversion in Navigator for i

The Navigator for i component of IBM Access Client Solutions (ACS) allows you to browse through the Integrated File System (IFS) of the IBM i. You can display/edit files in the IFS. When you select an individual file in the IFS, there is an option...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Future 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...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 6 Is a defect

Job Monitors

Request to have JOB monitors added into monitoring using access client solutions navigator for i Use Case: job monitors work better to monitor the specific jobs that are running instead of message monitors
over 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Future consideration