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System Management

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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

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...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / System Management 6 Is a defect

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...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Future consideration

Add properties to New Navigator > TCP/IP Servers

Under the old nav, if you right clicked on a TCP/IP server you got the option to start/stop, server jobs and view the properties for that particular server. Today we have those options but no properties. We will need that moved over before the old...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 7 Future consideration

Time Based Monitoring

We have several Monitors which are timing based and trigger on Certain days/date and time. Currently Instana doesn’t handle these requests.
4 months ago in IBM i / System Management 0 Submitted

Static Monitors against a policy on IBMi

Instana is not able to handle static monitoring. Some monitors are static in nature like which are contractually setup on each LPAR based on application and ITSS security requirements. We have some policies setup on the IBMi system and we monitor ...
4 months ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Submitted

IBM Navigator for i - optional second value returned for metrics

Metrics could be enhanced significantly by allowing the use of a second (optional) value returned from the SQL. Use Case: The new iNav opens a world of possibilities with customisation of charts, metrics, etc. One thing that crossed my mind was th...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Future 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
about 3 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 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...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 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