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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Core OS
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 24, 2022

Change Command Default for Create Network Server Desc (CRTNWSD) to *GUEST

As IBM i hosting IBM i has become ever more popular,  when creating a Network Server Description  (CRTNWSD) it is much more likely you would want to specify IBM i parameters rather than the default Windows based ones.   I think that changing these command defaults would save a SysAdmin time and also promote i hosting i

The defaults today are:
Network server type:                           
 Server connection  . . . . . .   *IXSVR      
 Server operating system  . . .   *WIN32      


I am proposing they the command default be changed to
Network server type:                       
 Server connection  . . . . . . > *GUEST  
 Server operating system  . . . > *OPSYS  

Idea priority Low
  • Guest
    Feb 24, 2023
    Thank you for submitting this request.

    We decided not to implement the changes. Changing a parameter default can impact existing customers.

    You could use the Change Command Default (CHGCMDDFT) command to change the default value of a parameter on the CRTNWSD command.

    IBM Power Systems Development
  • Guest
    Jan 6, 2023
    IBM has received your Idea and is evaluating it. IBM will provide a response after the evaluation is complete.

    IBM Power Systems Development