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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories System Management
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 18, 2019

Add System Name to replaceable parameters for Message Monitors in Navigator

Please add system name to the replaceable parameters for the Message monitors.


Use Case:

This is useful when you are setting up monitors in multiple systems and are sending a message to yourself. You need to know which system send the message. There is a work around but, it would be nice if there is a replaceable parameter so, when you copy the monitor from system to system you do not have to go in and change the name in the message.
For example, in one of my monitors, I have the command to execute as
SNDSMTPEMM RCP((MSCHWENK@EVERBRITE.COM) SUBJECT('Lurch Serious Storage Condition') NOTE('Serious storage condition in QSYSOPR. Address now!')

It would be nice if I could set it as
SNDSMTPEMM RCP((MSCHWENK@EVERBRITE.COM) SUBJECT('&Sys Serious Storage Condition') NOTE('Serious storage condition in QSYSOPR. Address now!')


Idea priority Low
  • Guest
    Dec 1, 2020

    IBM understands this request and will consider it for a future code update, though no commitment is made or implied.

  • Guest
    Oct 25, 2019

    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 - System Management
    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 - IBM i Access Family
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None

  • Guest
    Sep 19, 2019

    Hello Marina,

    Please have a look at the link below, I do believe that what you are asking for is already available:

    https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/wikis/home?lang=en#!/wiki/IBM%20i%20Technology%20Updates/page/Message%20Monitor%20Replacement%20Variables

    Greetings Rudi