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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Security
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 19, 2019

EIM. request for having a command to save EIM

I want to be able to save the configuration and the users of the EIM and be able to restore to another partition. would it be possible to develop an order in this spirit?
thank you

Use Case:

this would allow security in the case of DRP

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    May 8, 2020

    IBM does not intend to provide an additional solution to this request at this time, so it is being closed.

  • Guest
    May 3, 2020

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - Security
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - Availability, Recovery
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None

  • Guest
    Nov 12, 2019

    The CAAC has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM not implement this request. As described in previous Comments below, a solution already exists.

    Background: The COMMON Americas Advisory Council (CAAC) members have a broad range of experience in working with small and medium-sized IBM i customers. CAAC has a key role in working with IBM i development to help assess the value and impact of individual RFEs on the broader IBM i community, and has therefore reviewed your RFE.

    For more information about CAAC, see

    For more details about CAAC's role with RFEs, see

    Nancy Uthke-Schmucki - CAAC Program Manager

  • Guest
    Jul 3, 2019

    Hello Eric,

    The EIM configuration is stored in the LDAP server. There are options to Importing and Exporting LDIF data from the LDAP server. When using LDAP on IBM i these functions can be accessed through: Navigator for i => Network =>TCP/IP server => select IBM Tivoli Directory Server for IBM i => right click on it => Tools => there you find the options Export/Import file.

    Greetings Rudi

  • Guest
    Jun 20, 2019

    EIM information is stored in your LDAP server... so if you replicate this, your EIM information is also replicated (but there's more for a full working SSO solution).