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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 15, 2019

Correct total disk space reported by NetServer for Windows mapped drive of IFS share

Windows mapped drive to IFS share on system with 24TB disk space shows total disk space of 7.99 TB with 14.5TB used. Usage bar is showing red. NetServer is not reporting correct disk space on large systems according to IBM support.

Use Case:

User created mapped drive to IFS share in Windows.
Share should show correct disk space used and available on IBM I system.

Idea priority Low
  • Guest
    Nov 3, 2021

    We have reviewed this RFE again. We feel it would be a beneficial enhancement to the product and it is therefore still being considered for implementation. We hope to be able to add it to our development plans soon.

  • Guest
    Apr 17, 2019

    Thank you for submitting this request. We expect this is currently limited because of the size of the field used internally and will investigate how we can more accurately report the sizes.



Is it possible to solve the size limit problem in ifs?The File Server (where the size NetServer returns is obtained) limits the maximum number of blocks to a 32 bit value. If there is more storage, the file server caps that value at 0x7FFFFFFF. Th...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 2 Future consideration