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System Management

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Utilize Windows 'msg' command to send detailed messages to user

Utilize Windows MSG function to pass through useful messages to users such as "Password will expire in XX days" , Disabled, User does not exist,. Anything is more useful than the "access if denied" message users get when mapping a NetServer drive ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 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...
almost 6 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, ...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Not under 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
about 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 ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Future consideration

IBM i LAN CONSOLE IP obtain via DHCP or allow to be set form command line.

IBM i LAN CONSOLE IP obtain via DHCP or allow to be set form command line. The dafault IP for the lan console works great when essentially connecting direclty to the plaltform ethernet lan card through an open personal switch and a non-managed lap...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

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

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

New Navigator for i - textured chart support like the heritage Navigator

In the Heritage Navigator - Investigate Data charts, I used textured bar graph a lot and I find this useful feature missing from the New Navigator. Please deliver it soon. Thanks.
11 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Not under consideration

Search all spool files in a output queue

We have a output queue which contains a spool file for each customer order we receive. We occasionally need to search those spool files for a customer number to see the order at the time it was originally sent. I currently go through each spool fi...
12 months ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Future consideration