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System Management

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Add option in Navigator for i Message Monitors

Requesting option to change permissions and ownership to modify existing message monitors. ACS monitors, once moved over from Client Access 7.1 Management Central, have no option to change the owner ship or modify permissions. The monitors are 're...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 5 Delivered

All User Designed Plugins for Navigator for i Dashboard

The Navigator for i Dashboard comes with six pre-defined monitors. CPU Utilization, Page Faults, Disk Utilization, Disk Pool Usage, Jobs & Operator Messages. I would like to allow ISV's / End Users to create their own monitors to in this view....
over 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Delivered

Ability to change FTP banner info

Showing the default FTP banner is a major security issue. It immediately identifies the platform by stating QTCP in the banner. Customization would hide what the platform is. Use Case: See description.
about 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Delivered

High risk in IFS file system management

The Actions | Delete command within the Navigator for I web-based IFS interface allows the user to purge the entire contents of the folder they are viewing if no objects are selected. I've attached a PMR number under which we recovered from this v...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 5 Delivered

I Navigator not seeing User IP address under Server port 2002

The older version of Navigator which uses port 2005 has the ability to access a user's session IP address. When you right-click on the user under the QINTER subsystem, then select Properties, you will have a list of items to select from. 'Server' ...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Delivered

Add the ability to work with shares on iACS Integrated File System

Add the ability to manage shares when using the itegrated file system on iACS. Using GO NETS just does not give us the granularity needed. Use Case: With the ibm access for windows using navigator you could work with/create/manage shares. I have n...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 8 Delivered

Navigator should allow 'Clean up PTFs' for all Products.

System: IBM iRelease: 730Product: Navigator for iDescription: Customer uses Navigator for PTF management, they would like to 'Clean up PTFs' for all products. Currently they have to select each product one at a time, would like the function to do ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 6 Delivered

Subsystem rotuing by IP address for QZDASSINIT (SSL/TLS) connections

In Navigator Heritage there were the chance to manage rotuing for incoming connection in SSL/TLS to a specific server QZDASSINIT in any subsystem, custom too. This was the link:
about 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Delivered

DB2 for i Service to retrieve subsystem information

Please add DB2 for i SQL service to retrieve subsystem configuration information (SBSD, subsystem description). Use Case: We could retrieve all necessary information about subsystem configurations via SQL.
about 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Delivered

Bug in Printers management in New Navigator

In new Navigator > Printers > Actions for drop-down menu. Printers that are "Waiting..." status have "Hold..." grayed out and unavailable. "Release..." is available but printer is not held. "Start..." is available but print writer is started...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Delivered