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Implementation of restore function that does not change the state of the access path
We would like you to implement the restore function that does not change the state of the access path by implicitly shared access paths. Our customers are having trouble getting their program to do something unexpected by save and restore.
I think then the new sql function for http_get are really interesting, fast and above all there isn't java! I started use it instead of systools funcion, but I need an http_get that allow me download binary files like .zip . Please implement it! M...
An IBM i Service for retrieving device status similar to WRKCFGSTS
A device's status is currently not available via SQL. This would be useful for tracking the status of devices such as virtual display/printer devices. It would be useful for System Admins. It could be partnered with QSYS2.OBJECT_STATISTICS to find...
New IBM i SQL Service to Retrieve Certificate Usage Information
Need a DB2 SQL Service equivalent to API : Retrieve Certificate Usage Information (QYCDRCUI, QycdRetrieveCertUsageInfo) Use Case: We already have the CERTIFICATE_INFO table function, this would allow to know the certificates used (by DCM applicati...
System-period temporal tables are great, but "system-time" is not appropriate in many applications. Quoting from an article by Philip Nelson on DB2 Temporal Support - A Practical Introduction: Temporal support consists of two key concepts : system...
Valid JSON for passing options to SQL HTTP Function
The documentation for the SQL HTTP GET function states the following:
> Sets an HTTP header in the HTTP request with the specified headername and headervalue.
> This option can be specified multiple times to set multiple headers.
Provide an SQL service, view, or other way to report out information about services deployed via Integrated Web Services.
The ability to run reporting of information about deployed services, such as what services are deployed, what servers those are on, whether or not those are applying TLS and basic authentication, etc., would be a help to easily determine and audit...
IBM Db2 11.1 introduced a new scalar function FIRST_DAY to return the first day of the month. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/db2/11.5?topic=functions-first-day Please port this function to IBM Db2 for i. Use Case: Make SQL more readable. Make SQL mor...
Support USER as Default for VARCHAR(10) Columns in Db2 SQL Tables
Currently if I have a table with a varchar(10) field in it, I cannot specify DEFAULT USER or any of the other user registers because they are 18 bytes or longer.However on IBM i, user Profiles are 10.It would save me having to write a Trigger for ...
An IBM i Service for retrieving Netserver session details
The QSYS2.SERVER_SHARE_INFO service shows various details about the existing shares including the share name, IFS path, read/write status, and current number of users that are connected. However it does not give a view of who those users are. This...
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