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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Networking
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 24, 2021

FTP Client Audit

Dear Sirs,

we would like to better audit the FTPs and particularly the Client-Side.
For example: a UserA may open a FTP connection and log onto the remote server under the credentials of UserB. This does not appear in the SK entries of the audit journal. (QAUDLVL contains *NETSCK ). We see that UserAJob has opened a FTP connection to a RemoteServer, but not under which credentials.
The UserB is typically a "Technical" user, whose credentials are known by serveral people.


Use Case:

We are in the process of reviewing/auditing the legacy connections, and removing the technical users.


Idea priority Low
  • Guest
    Feb 22, 2022

    IBM will use this request as input to planning but no commitment is made or implied. This request will be updated in the future if IBM implements it. IBM will use votes and comments from others in the community to help prioritize this request.

  • Guest
    Dec 17, 2021

    Thank you for taking the time to submit this request. IBM has received the requirement and is evaluating it. IBM will provide a response after evaluation is complete.

  • Guest
    Dec 16, 2021

    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
    Nov 30, 2021

    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 - Networking
    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 - Other
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None