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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...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Is a defect

AJS within iASP without iASP in JOBD in Navigator for i

We'd like an option to set the iASP for the Advanced JobScheduler (AJS) within the Navigator for i without having the iASP in the jobdescription. Use Case: We're running the AJS library within the iASP but as administrators we don't get the iASP t...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 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...
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 ...
about 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 ...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future 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...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

File Monitors for IBM Navigator for i

Management Central, through System i Navigator, has File Monitors that monitor file activity and can executes commands based on various conditions. That functionality does not exist in IBM Navigator for i, which is positioned as the replacement pr...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / System Management 6 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 6 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.
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Not under consideration

AJS Resource Dependencies lack the function of notification

AJS Resource Dependencies lack the function of notification Use Case: A scheduled task within AJS has the option to send a notification if the task fails, completes normally, does not start within a certain time limit or based upon an error messag...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Not under consideration