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ARE PTF Sync progress indicator

When we are syncing PTF's against a CS system we are unaware of the progress. When using the Administration Runtime Expert we are unaware of the progress when using the GUI. We are in the dark regarding what to expect and when the syncing is done....
over 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

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

Add functionality to iNav - the ability to review entries in any Journal Receiver

In the same way you can view entries in the System Audit Journal - add the functionality to view entries in any journal on the server. This is a nice to have feature that would allow using the same modern interface to research data related transa...
6 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

Remove temporary files from data directory after creating AFP resource through AFP Manager in Navigator for i

When creating an AFP resource using AFP Manager in Navigator for i, the temporary file used to create the resource on the IBM i is stored in the/QIBM/UserData/OS400/Navigator/config/data directory. The temporary files are not cleared after the AFP...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Future consideration

HTTP server not running in QHTTPSVR can not be managed by HTTP ADMIN

With the announcement of IBM i 7.1 TR 9 and IBM i 7.2 TR 1 it is now possible to let an HTTP server run in it's own subsystem. When looking at the following link "http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=nas8N1020061" it appears that this new...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Future consideration

provide V7.3 PTF for new OBJC(object connect) over tcpip

new PTF released to allow SAVRST OBJC (object connect) over tcp/ip connectionfor V7.4 (SI73828 add native TCP support to ObjectConnect) Use Case: SNA is runset <sic> and need to be able to provide the save funcallity over a TCP/IP network.
about 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Not under consideration

Omnifind Text Search management in New iNavigator or Access Client

The Omnifind Text Search Server management is missing in the Acces Client Database menu and the new iNavigator GUI. It would be very helpful for us to have a user friendly GUI to manage the Omnifind indexes.
7 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 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 ...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Future consideration

Enable running "normal" CL commands in Run SQL Scripts, like VRYCFG.

With every new release of IBM i, every new Technology Refresh, the number of Db2 for i Services is growing and enhanced. As a result of this the work of system administrators is moving from using 5250 emulation to running SQL statements in RSS. A...
8 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

Add System Name to replaceable parameters for Message Monitors in Navigator

Please add system name to the replaceable parameters for the Message monitors. Use Case: This is useful when you are setting up monitors in multiple systems and are sending a message to yourself. You need to know which system send the message. The...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Future consideration