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System Management

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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, ...
about 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
over 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 6 Not under consideration

Add start mirroring function to new Navigator

The original Navigator and 'old' Navigator for i had an option to start disk pool mirroring on a newly created ASP or IASP, avoiding partition downtime to start mirroring in Dedicated Service Tools. That function is not available in new Navigator....
over 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 2 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...
almost 2 years 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...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Not under 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...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Is a defect

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

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

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 ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration