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IBM i

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New API to return a Pointer to Associated Space of User-Objects

Today, some objects on the IBM i system do not have a DSPxxx command that supports either OUTFILE or in some rare cases, no DSPxxx command at all. In addition there is no API to get some of these object's properties. This request is to provide an ...
4 months ago in IBM i / Application Development 0 Submitted

Would like to see the NMAP commands be made available for the operating system.

Would like to see the NMAP commands be made available for the operating system. Because the tools are good to have if someone asks you to probe a remote server to see what ports are available. This is especially needed if someone put in firewall r...
7 months ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 0 Submitted

Restore useful links to IBM i Planning and remove worthless generic site.

The planning site underneath https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/i/7.5?topic=irs-related-information-installing-upgrading-deleting-i-related-software called "IBM Planning" could not possibly be any more useless. It should go to the good site. The good sit...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Documentation 0 Submitted

Make XML Toolkit (5733XT2) OpenSource

As IBM plans to end support for 57533XT2, please consider making the source code for it open for everyone. This could lead to the community to create and further develop the product. As the product is heavily based on the existing opensource proje...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 0 Submitted

Train a ChatGPT style AI on IBM i documentation and other public sources

The training should include specific documented knowledge including such sites as MidrangeL, StackOverflow, and IBM Tech Support knowledge base. IBM i is a very large product with manuals numbering in the hundreds, and many manuals follow a specif...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Documentation 1 Submitted

Time Based Monitoring

We have several Monitors which are timing based and trigger on Certain days/date and time. Currently Instana doesn’t handle these requests.
3 months ago in IBM i / System Management 0 Submitted

Static Monitors against a policy on IBMi

Instana is not able to handle static monitoring. Some monitors are static in nature like which are contractually setup on each LPAR based on application and ITSS security requirements. We have some policies setup on the IBMi system and we monitor ...
3 months ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Submitted

Telnet Server Attributes for V7R4

Currently there is no API to get telnet server attributes or SQL services in V7R4.The use case for this is for system parmeters docummentation. https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/1119123
7 months ago in IBM i / Other 0 Submitted

Anpassung SMTP Server

im Parameter ALIASDMN können leider nur 10 Aliasnamen eingetragen werden, wir würden für unsere Niederlassungen aber ca. 30 ALIAS benötigen.
3 months ago in IBM i / Networking 2 Submitted

WRKSMTPUSR - Same alias may be used for more than one user when unique for each domain.

In CHGSMTPA we have 3 different domain. We have these users: FAKTURA1 e-mail: post@bladetmotgift.no FAKTURA5 e-mail: post@bladetfokus.no FAKTURA6 e-mail: post@bladetbevis.no In WRKDIRE there is no problem, but in WRKSMTPUSR it's not possible. TCP5...
3 months ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Submitted