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System Management

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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 ...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 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.
about 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Not under consideration

Add 'Apply Immediate Only' option as a PTF Fix Action in Administrative Runtime Expert

Add 'Apply Immediate Only' option as a PTF Fix Action in Administrative Runtime Expert. With the latest update to ARE we got an option to apply PTFs delayed "Delayed apply" and send the SAVF file over. Lets do one more step and give the option to ...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

allow SST function to reset Hardware Service Manager (HSM) use count if it is abandoned by someone else

allow SST function to reset Hardware Service Manager (HSM) use count ifit is abandoned by someone else. Currently the only method to reset is a reIPL of LPAR whichis recommended by IBM Rochester Support. This method to only be used under IBM Suppo...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Not under consideration

QIBM_QPWFS_FILE_SERV - be able to filter for move on directories

We would like to be able to filter for move operations for directories in QIBM_QPWFS_FILE_SERV. Today we can only filter for move (it can be a file or a directory). Use Case: We have issues with users moving folders they should not do but we canno...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Not under 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...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 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...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Functionality already exists

Enable Navigator for i for Multifactor Authentication

Since 2017 IBM Security Standard ITSS requires for privileged users log-in to enable Multifactor Authentication. Actually this is not possible if the Navigator for i is used. This interface is mainly for administrator purpose, which are privileged...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 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 ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 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...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration