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System Management

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Provide capability to run ssh service when in restricted state

ssh is required to support automation of the system via Ansible. If the system is ended to a restricted state to perform certain operations (e.g. system save) automation cannot be used to control or manage the operation. Similarly, if the system i...
7 months ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Submitted

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...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Not under consideration

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
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Future 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...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Future consideration

Nav4i Target Systems does not support SSO

In Nav4i there is the option "Target Systems and Groups". If I try to setup a target system it asks for system name, user name and password. We run SSO so user profiles have password(*NONE). This application requires a password. Please enable SSO ...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Future consideration

ARE Administration runtime expert: improve scheduling

Product: 5733ARE Administration Runtime ExpertWhen the HTTP instance is ended, the user's password for scheduled verification is lost.When restart the HTTP instance you need to input passwords again for the target systems.Suggestion: it would be v...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

Navigator for I Documentation - PDI

We needs a description for the functions of the Navigator for i. We are looking for informations about the analysis of the perfomance data.Someone have done a good job and create all the charts und overviews.But we need a little bit more informati...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Future consideration

Ability to start and stop monitors in Navigator

I would like to have the ability so specify a start and stop date/time for monitors in i Access Client Solutions. Currently the only options are start and stop. Use Case: Customers running monitors may only be concerned about daytime process, not ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Future consideration

SSO integration with Active Directory - Save and restore option

A lot of companys are asking for SSO integration with Active Directory. Adding identifiers with Navigator for I is not easy when you have 600 users... The option "new identifiers based from" could be usefull if we could add the kerberos regystry i...
3 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Submitted

include 5250 Web emulator into New IBM Web navigator

include 5250 Web emulator into New IBM Web navigator
about 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Not under consideration