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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

Navigator for i - Add functionality to File Systems -> for File Shares to be hidden by placing a $ at the end of the share name.

Improve security and the implementation of security by offering a function within Navigator for i --> File Systems --> File Shares that would RENAME file shares to have a $ on the end of the Share Name to prevent file shares from being disco...
4 months ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Not under consideration

Dir for HTTP instance remains in www when deleting the HTTP instance via iNav

When deleting an HTTP instance using IBM Nav for I, the dir and sub directories and all there contents remain in www directory. Why is this? They should be deleted. Example.HTTP instance guijalk was deleted.Below remain. guijwalk DIRconf DIRhtdocs...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Future consideration

SSL/TLS support for SET_SERVER_SBS_ROUTING

We have a number of customers within our Managed Service offering, all of which are using ODBC/JDBC connectivity. To enable us to manage these connections we are adopting the use of SET_SERVER_SBS_ROUTING to route users into different subsystems. ...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Not under consideration

Enable Navigator for i for Multifactor Authentication

Since 2017 IBM Security Standard ITSS requires for privileged users log-in to enable Multifactor Authentication. Actually this is not possible if the Navigator for i is used. This interface is mainly for administrator purpose, which are privileged...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Future consideration

Navigator for i, directory subtree option when changing permissions.

Navigator for i does not have a 'Directory subtree' parameter when changing authority or permissions on IFS objects. Green screen has this parameter which will propagate the change to everything in the directory and below. Use Case: Need to grant ...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Future consideration

New Nav - Work Management tables/panels need to retrieve ALL ASP objects NOT just SYSBAS

In New Nav, JOBQs, OUTQs, SBSD, JOBDs, MSGQs, need to search all ASPs, not just SYSBAS. Examples: Work Management SBSD, retrieving jobq entries that reside in an iASP library do not show up. On the green screen, it shows 58 jobq entries. In the Ne...
7 months ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Future consideration

ARE Single signon

Having the option to use ARE to lighten the burden of having to add the password for ever system you have enrolled in ARE GUI, would increase the usability of the scheduler present in ARE and also improve the usability of the console. Use Case: Ad...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Future consideration

SQL service to list hardware components, locations and adapter card firmware levels

Records of hardware assets and firmware levels is increasingly important. In the same way that the SQL services for PTF/system firmware has greatly simplified the management of PTFs, this enhancement would ensure that adapter cards are not overloo...
8 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

Viewing and using groups in Console of Administration Runtime Expert

I would like my team to have the ability to view and verify groups I have created in Administration Runtime Expert. Currently, they can't even see them. But we can see and change the Deployment Templates.
3 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration