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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

Allow RTVSYSINF and UPDSYSINF to/from library in IASP

We would like to have the possibility to run RTVSYSINF and store this information in a library which is in an independent ASP.Currently this fails with MCH5601. Use Case: We have many customers using independent ASPs doing backups on their HA site...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 6 Is a defect

Navigator for i - IFS analysis tool like TreeSize

I submitted this earlier (ID 133748) as a request for ACS, but it was declined and suggested that I resubmit it for Navigator for i. I can't seem to find a good and intuitive tool to get an overview of the IFS. It would be nice to able to look at ...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 5 Future consideration

ACS Printing Support

At the moment the Basis Operation, like work with printer is included at navigator for i. My proposition is, that this have to find place one step back like work with outq.I need to allow a customer for navigator for i although he has to work only...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Not under 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.
over 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Not under consideration

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

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

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

Ability to change the ownership of a message monitor set up through Navigator for i to my Group Profile or other USRPRF

Using IBM Navigator for i to set up message monitor on QSYSOPR message, when triggering a SNDDST command the command is issued as if the owner of the message monitor were sending it. I would like it to come from my group profile or another generic...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Future consideration

FortiSIEM for IBM i 7.3

We are planning to use SIEM to monitor our system and they need to connect to our IBM i Operating system. Use Case: FortiSIEM will be used to monitor all servers on our network.
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Not under consideration