Talk to PowerTech. Ask if you can use their captured transaction feature to allow the DSTPGMCALL transactions you want to let through and not audit them.

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From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Sam_L
Sent: Monday, February 24, 2014 5:18 PM
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Subject: Re: *RMTSRV - What does this server do?

Yes, but I think that is the license server that would be called. (And Powertech strongly suggest that you do not block the license server...)

I understand about 5250 access other than IBM i Access, which is partly why I'm currently logging the events. Seems like for each signon I get
4 calls to the DSTPGMCALL function of *RMTSRV, which is what I expect, from programs QGY/QGYSETG (can't find out what it does) and QSYS/QSYRTUFI (seems to be an API to get info about the user profile).

I'm wondering if I ignore *RMTSRV DSTPGMCALL, am I opening myself up for other unauthorized usage by clever folk trying for some other nefarious connection.


On 2/24/2014 5:21 PM, rob@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
This might be related to STRHOSTSVR.

You do not have to have IBM i Access for windows to get a 5250 screen.
You can telnet from another lpar, or from a PC dos prompt. But if you
do use IBM i Access for Windows it will use a host server program to
ensure that you are licensed.

Rob Berendt

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