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This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM Power Systems products, including IBM i. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Navigator for i - Add functionality to File Systems -> for File Shares to be hidden by placing a $ at the end of the share name.

Improve security and the implementation of security by offering a function within Navigator for i --> File Systems --> File Shares that would RENAME file shares to have a $ on the end of the Share Name to prevent file shares from being disco...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Not under consideration

Direct to System License Program Download

The ability to download License Programs directly to the iSeries without having to log into a PC to do so. Eg. 5770-JV1 Option 14 & 15. Use Case: I have multiple end users that have upgrade from V6R1 to V7R2 and no longer have the Virtual Imag...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 6 Not under consideration

Stronger encryption in IBM Navigator for I Series

Base-64 encoding is not a sufficient method to ensure password confidentiality. The application continues to store password data in a dangerous manner and allows its reading through the HTTP GET request.The desired solution would be, for example, ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Not under consideration

AJS: Add capability to SNDDSTJS to treat list of email addresses as a Recipient List

Advanced Job Scheduler: In SNDDSTJS, if a Recipient List is specified in the RCP parm, then one email is sent to all the recipients in that Recipient List as a group. If a list of email addresses is specified in the TOINTNET parm, a separate email...
9 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

How to restrict IBM navigator for i access

PGMR-Class users can manage options while being restricted which makes management unsafe from the IBM navigator for i Use Case: PGMR-Class users can manage options while being restricted which makes management unsafe from the IBM navigator for i
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 6 Not under consideration

IBM i Command Defaults Validation

5733ARE- Administration Runtime Expert validation of IBM i Command Defaults. Please provide an IBM supplied plugin that would allow ARE to capture Command Defaults for the system. Use Case: For example in our company we have multiple environments ...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Future consideration

Ability to change the ownership of a message monitor set up through Navigator for i to my Group Profile or other USRPRF

Using IBM Navigator for i to set up message monitor on QSYSOPR message, when triggering a SNDDST command the command is issued as if the owner of the message monitor were sending it. I would like it to come from my group profile or another generic...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Future consideration

Add functionality to iNav - the ability to review entries in any Journal Receiver

In the same way you can view entries in the System Audit Journal - add the functionality to view entries in any journal on the server. This is a nice to have feature that would allow using the same modern interface to research data related transa...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

Enable running "normal" CL commands in Run SQL Scripts, like VRYCFG.

With every new release of IBM i, every new Technology Refresh, the number of Db2 for i Services is growing and enhanced. As a result of this the work of system administrators is moving from using 5250 emulation to running SQL statements in RSS. A...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

Search Help Navigator for i

ACS Navigator for i Help items display but there is always the Loading in the top left corner. Ability to search the help never shows up which is available in other products. 5770XW1 V7R3M0 5101 IBM i Access Enablement Support Use Case: The help s...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Is a defect