My Environment: Power 7 hardware - 720, running 7.1 TR7 - Running thejobs.
web browser version in FireFox/Mozilla
I am seeing several articles touting the benefits of Navigator for i
browser based management over the windows based System i Navigator.
I have tried several times to use the browser based version, and I am
seeing VERY long response times.
For example in the work management section: Browser - I click on the
active jobs. This opens a tab for active jobs. It spins and the
elapsed time shows 15 minutes, but has yet to give me a display of active
Try the same thing in windows based version and I get almost instant
response list of active jobs.
Same thing with almost all of the work management stuff. Job Queues,
Output Queues, detail in QINTER or another subsystem.
Same thing with sub options of Basic Operations. Long wait times to
get no response.
Try the same thing in MS Internet Explorer:
I finally get some response, so something is broken with FF. I don't
know about Chrome, but last time I tried to use it I got the same thing as
This seems to me to be a lot less reliable than the windows client, as
IBM can't control when a browser entity breaks functionality.
Response time still not great but might be acceptable. Windows client
is better, green screen is best response.
Any thoughts on how to get better browser response time?
Can we make FF work or must we wait on IBM and/or Mozilla?
With FF I can set an exception for the site security. How can we make
that fix permanent so any browser will not balk at the connection?
How is the 7.2 version of the same thing? Is it better? I know that
monitoring has been delivered there. That piece has in part, kept me
from going to the browser.
I am not yet sold on the browser as a management tool for i.
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Boise ID 83619
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