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Status Delivered
Workspace IBM i
Categories System Management
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 10, 2022

Single Pane for QSYSOPR messages in New Navigator

The New Nav that was released in the fall of 2021 provides a single pane of glass for each of our managed partitions and seems quite promising. What would make this new navigator more promising and will allow us to abandon older versions is being able to view all SYSTEM OPERATOR messages from one location for each of our managed partitions. We are still using the old windows client version, System i Navigator, specifically because we can pop out a window of system operator messages from each managed partition and view all QSYSOPR message queues simultaneously, from one screen. The intermediate, web-based IBM Navigator for i did not meet our requirements of a one screen solution and therefore we did not implement it for standard use.


Use Case:

This is such a promising navigator to work with and we would most certainly be able to adopt it wholeheartedly if we could view all system messages in one location. Otherwise, we would still feel compelled to use the older version specifically for monitoring messages across our whole environment.


Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Dec 20, 2022
    This is delivered in the latest PTF updates - https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6520030.
    Thank you for submitting your idea.
    IBM Power Systems Development
  • Guest
    Feb 24, 2022

    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
    Feb 8, 2022

    The CAAC has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM view this as a “nice to have” low priority feature. A client can borrow the SQL that the new Navigator shows to tap the QSYSOPR message queue to display messages.

    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 www.common.org/caac

    Nancy Uthke-Schmucki - CAAC Program Manager

  • Guest
    Feb 3, 2022

    IBM understand this requirement