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System Management

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API to set custom SRC codes

Create an API which allows the user to set a custom SRC reference code. Use Case: When the LPAR is in batch restricted state (like for backups) the SRC is set to A9003C70. It would be helpful to have the ability to set the SRC from within the IBM ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Not under consideration

allow key based ssh connection for Administration Runtime Expert remote systems verify

Within Application Runtime Expert systems groups, we have to provide a user id/password for the tool to connect from the ARE server to each remote system we want our template to run on.This requires either to have the same user profile/password, b...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Future consideration

Tracking of client connections to Navigator for i

Need a way of tracking the client connections via Navigator for I. Use Case: A user profile was disabled, and we need to answer to management what ip address the traffic came from.
about 7 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Not under consideration

Improve ARE (Administration Runtime Expert) Scheduler to allow a SysAdmin to Manage the ARE Tasks

We find ARE (Administration Runtime Expert) to be a fantastically useful Tool for monitoring and fixing IBM i Systems. Currently IBM ARE has it's own job scheduler to allow you to run templates automatically, which is ideal However, the ARE schedu...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / System Management 0 Submitted

Make dashboard optional in Navigator for i - the dashboard requires specific authority that we cannot assign to every user of Navigator for i.

our audit journal is full of authority failures AF type QZDASOINIT K QDBSSUDF2 QSYS *SRVPGM. This is caused by the dashboard being operational by default in navigator for i and cannot be disabled. Some end users we cannot give the permissions need...
9 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

Expose the iNavigator import CA certs via an API

The newly released iNavigator allows the automatic import of the latest CA certs to the *SYSTEM store. I would like to see this possible via an API that can be called from a program.
about 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

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...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

AJS Resource Dependencies lack the function of notification

AJS Resource Dependencies lack the function of notification Use Case: A scheduled task within AJS has the option to send a notification if the task fails, completes normally, does not start within a certain time limit or based upon an error messag...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Not under consideration

Add AFP Manager function to Navigator for i web User interface

Currently, IBM i Access for Windows i Navigator has "AFP Manager" function". This allows customer to import AFP resources from other platforms/tools in BINARY format. However, There is not equivalent function on Navigator for i web User interface....
over 7 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Not under consideration

Enable Application Runtime Expert to write status messages to a message queue

To help the uptake of Application Runtime Expert, I feel it would be very useful for it to be able to write verification checks (success/failures) to a user-definable message queue. This will help teams integrate ARE into their monitoring tool(s) ...
5 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration