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Status Delivered
Workspace IBM i
Categories System Management
Created by Guest
Created on Dec 21, 2017

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 would like our message monitors to be running under a specific user without having to sign on as that specific user to create it, e.g. QSECOFR, QSYSOPR, etc.

Having a message monitor owned by a specific person instead of a generic user makes me wonder what happens if the employee leaves the company and his/her user profile is deleted.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Jun 15, 2023
    With the latest PTFs for IBM Navigator for i, this function has been delivered. Read here for more details:
    Thank you for submitting your idea,
    IBM Power Systems Development
  • Guest
    Dec 22, 2017

    Hello Glenn,

    Yes I agree, also the fact that only the user who created the Monitor can modify it is not you do not want. Compared with Monitors iNav is seems as if the tab "Sharing" is missing in the Nav4i Monitors.

    Greetings Rudi