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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 11, 2019

Get dates for NetServer API's

None of the existing NetServer API's return: 1. Creation date of a share 2. Date last changed of a share. 3. Date last used of a share

Use Case:

Automate cleanup of existing shares based on these dates (and others). But in general it would be good to be able to see when a share was created and last used.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Jan 18, 2022

    I'd also like to know WHO created the share. For example, if someone creates a share on the root directory (/) that is an exposure to ransomware and we're going to have a serious discussion.
    See also:

  • Guest
    Jul 30, 2019

    Thank you for submitting this request.

    The development team will consider possible ways to allow retrieval of the noted timestamps (create, modify, and access).

  • Guest
    Jul 24, 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 - IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - Other

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - Core OS
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - Other