iSeries Navigator tasks on the Web
Perform a subset of iSeries™ Navigator tasks through an Internet Web browser. The interface may look slightly different, but the tasks you can perform are the same.
The following iSeries Navigator functions are available to work with on the Web:
- Basic Operations (Messages, User Jobs, Printers, Printer Output*, and more.)
- Work Management (Active Jobs, Server Jobs, Output Queues, Subsystems, and more.)
- Network (TCP/IP Servers)
- Configuration and Service (System Values, Time Management, Disk Status, History Log, and Change Password)
- Database (Database objects)
To view printer output contents on the web, you will need to download the IBM® AFP™ Viewer browser plug-in to your PC. The AFP Viewer plug-in lets you view AFP and SCS output from your web browser. You can download this plug-in by going to the following web site: http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=203&q=afp+plugin&uid=psd1P4000233
See the following topic, iSeries Navigator Tasks Available on the Web, to jump to a list of tasks you can perform on the Web.
After you start the HTTP server Administration instance on your system, all you need is a Web browser that can connect to your System i™ model, and you can begin working with iSeries Navigator tasks on the Web. You can gain access to iSeries Navigator tasks on the Web from the System i Tasks page by visiting the following URL from a Web browser where hostA is your System i name:
After you connect to iSeries Navigator tasks on the Web, you can add the Web address of any available iSeries Navigator function you want to regularly view and work with to your Web browser's list of favorite Web pages. Then, you can access these iSeries Navigator tasks like you access any of your favorite or bookmarked Web pages.
This information is intended to help you start using iSeries Navigator tasks on the Web by providing tips on how to set up and configure your system to run securely, and by giving you an overview of the functions available.
- What's new for V5R4
iSeries Navigator tasks on the Web allow you to work with iSeries Navigator functions from an Internet Web browser.
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- Setting up iSeries Navigator tasks on the Web
To work with iSeries Navigator tasks on the Web, first make sure your HTTP Server Administration instance is running and that you have properly configured security to meet your needs. Also, you can grant and limit access to iSeries Navigator with Application Administration.
- Working with iSeries Navigator tasks on the Web
Working with iSeries Navigator Tasks from a Web browser helps you access a subset of iSeries Navigator functions available on the Web. The functions are the same as available on the installed PC client, but have some differences in navigating and performing actions on the Web.
- iSeries Navigator tasks on the Web concepts
While the tasks you can work with from the web are the same, the Web interface is different. This topic provides information about how the predefined URL parameters and URL abbreviations can help you use the iSeries Navigator tasks on the Web interface more efficiently, and how you can perform actions on iSeries Navigator functions from the Web.