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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories System Management
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 15, 2020

ARE Single signon

Having the option to use ARE to lighten the burden of having to add the password for ever system you have enrolled in ARE GUI, would increase the usability of the scheduler present in ARE and also improve the usability of the console.


Use Case:

Administration Runtime Expert is an excellent product for checking IBM i health regarding the applications running on it.
The build in scheduler is able to kick of tasks at the time they are planned to run. In order to do this all you need to do is enrol the system/endpoint the user name and password. The password is stored in memory, meaning that after a restart of ARE they have to be added again. This is fine from a security point of view, when taking usability into account is far from user friendly.


Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Aug 24, 2020

    The CEAC has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM view this as a MEDIUM priority requirement that should be addressed.

    Background: The COMMON Europe Advisory Council (CEAC) members have a broad range of experience in working with small and medium-sized IBM i customers. CEAC has a crucial 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.

    To find out how CEAC help to shape the future of IBM i, see CEAC @ ibm.biz/BdYSYj and the article "The Five Hottest IBM i RFEs Of The Quarter" at ibm.biz/BdYSZT

    Therese Eaton – CEAC Program Manager, IBM

  • Guest
    Jun 25, 2020

    IBM understand this request and will consider this in a future release.