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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories IBM i Access Family
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 7, 2018

IBM ACS - IFS - Send

With the new version you can send file to other systems. This feature is really nice!
But it would be easier when i could see the name behind the IP address.
Thank you.

Use Case:

see description

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Mar 13, 2018

    This does not sound like a Request For Enhancement. You are reporting issues with the existing support. You will be better served if you open a PMR and work with our Service team.

  • Guest
    Mar 13, 2018

    you should reopen this RFE, because:

    your solution don't work.
    When i change the Systemname to "Testing" and the IP at performance to then sending a file with send... don't work.
    The Systemname have to be lookable.

    and one other problem:
    when the systemname is an ip adress, the IP address looukup and the IP address field isn't inputable...
    You first have to change the Systemname to a name.

    please just expand the list with the systemdescription...

  • Guest
    Mar 8, 2018

    When selecting the Send... option for IFS, the send panel provides a list of Systems. The text being display for Host Name comes directly from the Systems Configurations "System Name" column. The "System Name" column can either be the name of a system which can be resolved via a DNS lookup, or it can be an IP address. The one you choose will be displayed in the IFS send panel.

    If you must specify an IP address for the System Configuration, another option you have is to enter the IP address on the Connection tab in the Performance section. Specify an "IP address lookup frequency" of "Never - Specify IP Address". Now in the System Name column you can put whatever text you want because it will not be used for a DNS lookup. That same text will be displayed on the IFS send panel under the Host Name column.