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System Management

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Nav4i JVM's

On the systems we manage JVM's plays an important part in running applications. Overall one could say that there roll is getting more and more importance.Keeping track with the command WRKJVMJOB or the DB2 for i Service "QSYS2.JVM_INFO" are alread...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Delivered

Nav4i viewing logs/msgq

We use Nav4i al the time, when viewing the system logs/message queues the time zone of the PC running the browser is taken into account. This is misleading to say the least. Use Case: When trying to analyse a problem we were running Nav4i in a PC ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 5 Delivered

Manage Job Scheduled Entries via GUI

It is not possible to manage standard Job Scheduled Entries via a GUI Use Case: Enabled management in (iNav) the Navigator for i browser client
over 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Delivered

Allow user defined options in Navigator for i

Add the ability for users / ISVs to add options to the Navigator for i Interface Use Case: An ISV as an application management module that they wish to add to the Navigator for i Interface so that systems management for the OS and the ISV applicat...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Delivered

Add Operating System Command to System Monitor Summary Panel

When creating a system monitor, there is a final summary display. You can also review this summary via Properties for the Monitor. It shows the Trigger and Reset values for the thresholds. Add the operating system command information to this summa...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Delivered

IBM Navigator for i (Application Administration)

In application administration to remove access to several or applications you have to modify each and add the profile to the exclude list. And that is after the profile list is generated which takes a while on a system with a lot of profiles. Need...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Delivered

We would like more detail included in the monitor messages in Navigator i, such as Job Name/owner and so on.

We currently have message monitors setup on our IBMi system to track and report when a job goes into MSGW state. The monitor works, but there is no detail in the report/eventlog, can more detail be added, such as Job Number/Owner and so on. Thank ...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Delivered

Navigator for i

Th UI in Navigator for i is not consistent. As different components have different developers, the way they design their applications is different. Selecting a date in a calendar is not working the same, which makes it annoying to use. Use Case: A...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Delivered

Open NetServer in IBM Navigator for i

IBM Navigator for i doesn't have the option to open the NetServer. System i Navigator (iNav) has this, but end of life has been announced for that tool. In iNav, the right-click popup menu for NetServer has an option for "Open i5/OS NetServer", bu...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Delivered

New Nav - Graphs for disk need to graph all asps on a system in one graph

I have an a set of lpars with DB2 mirror. So I have a SYSBAS and two iASPs. This db2 sql will retreive the storage status for all ASPs: select ASP_NUMBER, DEVD_NAME, DISK_UNITS, PRESENT, TOTAL_CAPACITY_AVAILABLE, TOTAL_CAPACITY, DEC(DEC(TOTAL_...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Delivered