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System Management

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IBM i service for TCPIP server status

Within the new Navigator for i for nearly everything there is the option to get the SQL statement behind what is being displayed. For IBM i Navigator for i => TCP/IP Servers the SQL button is greyed-out. So the SQL statement behind what you a...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

New IBM i Service for NetServer

I would like an IBM i service to see all the IBM i NetServer configuration
11 months ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Submitted

SNMP Agent needs to be able to return LPAR level statistics for processors, memory, etc. rather than only at the server level

Using a 3rd party application to track and manage hardware resources of our many LPARs, it serves us no purpose to have the SNMP walk report server level information when the SNMP agent is specific to each LPAR. Ex: One server has 24 processor cor...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 3 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 ...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 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.
over 3 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Not under 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...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Functionality already exists

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

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 ...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Not under consideration

New Navigator: Customize browser for mobile clients

With IBM i 7.5 IBM i Access for Web is no longer supported. This includes the web interface for mobile clients. Have you tried using http://myibmi:2002/Navigator/ from a browser on a mobile client? UGLY!
over 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Not under consideration

IBM ARE (Application Runtime Expert) should flag the directory /QIBM/UserData/ARE/ibmare/logs with ATR(*ALWSAV) VALUE(*NO)

IBM traditionally flags log directories with ATR(*ALWSAV) VALUE(*NO) since save while active of IFS data is a sick joke. This helps to avoid messages like these CPFA09E/CPD384E messages: Object in use. Object is /QIBM/UserData/ARE/ibmare/logs/er...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration