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System Management

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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 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 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 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Functionality already exists

Replacement option for Management Central Product Definitions

Under OS/400 version 7.1 and earlier , Management Central provided product definition functions with a GUI to support creating and managing ISV/In-house developed applications. This support also included creation and management of PTF against the ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Not under consideration

Navigator for i customize logon - welcome text

Add the ability to create a 'welcome text' or 'security display' when logging into the IBM Navigator for i web portal. IPaddress:2001/ibm/console/logon.jsp This would consist of text only. Use Case: Security policy/text for users needs to be displ...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Not under consideration

Add start mirroring function to new Navigator

The original Navigator and 'old' Navigator for i had an option to start disk pool mirroring on a newly created ASP or IASP, avoiding partition downtime to start mirroring in Dedicated Service Tools. That function is not available in new Navigator....
12 months ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Not under consideration

In CSI system monitor, add CL var for triggered metric

In monitors, the actual metric that was triggered is only available for metrics involving jobs. It's not available for system monitors. Please add &METRIC as a CL substitution variable for all monitor types.
about 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Not under 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...
over 4 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...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Future consideration

Add links to PTF Cover Letter

Make the PTFid a link to the PTF Cover Letter. Using Administration Runtime Expert to manage patches with a Central System, sending to multiple endpoints. When the report finishes and you drill down into which PTFs are missing it lists the Product...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 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 3 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Not under consideration