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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Networking
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 9, 2022

Allow Service Tools Server Lan Adapter run commands on that port

Today we can save and restore from a 632B device using STS LAN Adapter and NFS built-in client.
If you enable STS LAN Adapter to be used as an standard interface and use sockets or PASE during restricted state (different RFE) we will be able to backup our system to the network with QANESAVA, SSH or interact with the system while activity is down remotely.


Use Case:

We could use QANESAVA to perform a cold backup to the network, send alerts during a backup process, use SSH client to send files to a remote location, etc


Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Feb 17, 2022

    IBM does not plan to provide a solution for this request. Due to the requirements of restricted state, it is not possible to run QANESAVA, SSH, or other TCP/IP servers. Restricted state is a condition where all the subsystems on the IBM i have ended and only a single user job remains active in the controlling subsystem. For more information specific to restricted state, see https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/i/7.4?topic=reports-restricted-state.

  • Guest
    Feb 15, 2022

    Hello,
    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.