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System Management

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ACS Printing Support

At the moment the Basis Operation, like work with printer is included at navigator for i. My proposition is, that this have to find place one step back like work with outq.I need to allow a customer for navigator for i although he has to work only...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Not under consideration

Ability to start and stop monitors in Navigator

I would like to have the ability so specify a start and stop date/time for monitors in i Access Client Solutions. Currently the only options are start and stop. Use Case: Customers running monitors may only be concerned about daytime process, not ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 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...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Not under consideration

IBM i - IBM Systems Director Navigator Web server/ IBM i IBM HTTP Management Server bind to specific IP interfaces

Allow the IBM i IBM Systems Director Navigator Web server/ IBM i IBM HTTP Management Server to bind only to specific IP interfaces on a partition. Use Case: Customer is requesting that if possible we limit the : IBM Systems Director Navigator Web ...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Not under consideration

New feature on i Navigator to double confirm after click OK

Dear team, We found when accessing 'file shares' from i navigator, after clicked browse and OK, it will save the new folder directly. Is that possibile to modify or create a feature which would pop to confirm 'whether save the change' after click ...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

Ability to add a user defined SQL query to new iNav, in the multisystem section.

Being able to get all inquiry messages across all defined systems was recently added. I would like to be able to define my own sql to be run on all configured(or checkbox selected) systems.
9 months ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Future consideration

Improve ARE PTF Fix Actions

Improve Administration Runtime Expert for i (ARE) to fix missing PTF errors without requiring a save file be present on any system. Create a process to extract a PTF(s) or Group of PTFs to be sent to an endpoint system that does not require the PT...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 0 Future consideration

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 ...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Not under consideration

Omnifind Text Search management in New iNavigator or Access Client

The Omnifind Text Search Server management is missing in the Acces Client Database menu and the new iNavigator GUI. It would be very helpful for us to have a user friendly GUI to manage the Omnifind indexes.
about 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future 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...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 6 Not under consideration