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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 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 6 Not under consideration

Message Monitor - Allow creator to specify USER

When creating a new message monitor or modifying an existing message monitor, allow the entry of a user ID. Similar to submitting a job (SBMJOB), adding a job schedule entry (ADDJOBSCDE), or changing a job schedule entry (CHGJOBSCDE). Use Case: I ...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

In CSI system monitor, add CL var for triggered metric

In monitors, the actual metric that was triggered is only available for metrics involving jobs. It's not available for system monitors. Please add &METRIC as a CL substitution variable for all monitor types. https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Not under consideration

allow key based ssh connection for Administration Runtime Expert remote systems verify

Within Application Runtime Expert systems groups, we have to provide a user id/password for the tool to connect from the ARE server to each remote system we want our template to run on.This requires either to have the same user profile/password, b...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Future consideration

Multi-select in IBM Navigator for I - Specially job logs for active jobs

Allow multi-select in the IBM Navigator for i web client. Use Case: I need to identify which service job (QZDASOINIT running for particular user) is running a particular process. In the deprecated System i Navigator client, I multi-select all the ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Future consideration

Tracking of client connections to Navigator for i

Need a way of tracking the client connections via Navigator for I. Use Case: A user profile was disabled, and we need to answer to management what ip address the traffic came from.
over 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Not under consideration

Advanced Job Scheduler Copy/Paste to multiple servers via ACS

We would like to be able to use Access Client Solutions to essentially copy/paste anything we create/configure in the Advanced Job Scheduler on one system to one or more other IBMi servers, much like we can do using iNAV for copying BRMS control g...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 6 Not under consideration

iseries managementpak for SCOM

provide a managementpak for integration in microsoft systemcenter operation manager (SCOM).it would be a great benefit for iseries to provide a basic functionality for SCOM integration. Use Case: provide a managementpak for integration in microsof...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Not under consideration

Add AFP Manager function to Navigator for i web User interface

Currently, IBM i Access for Windows i Navigator has "AFP Manager" function". This allows customer to import AFP resources from other platforms/tools in BINARY format. However, There is not equivalent function on Navigator for i web User interface....
about 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Not under consideration

SSL/TLS support for SET_SERVER_SBS_ROUTING

We have a number of customers within our Managed Service offering, all of which are using ODBC/JDBC connectivity. To enable us to manage these connections we are adopting the use of SET_SERVER_SBS_ROUTING to route users into different subsystems. ...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Not under consideration