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SQL scalar functions SETENV and GETENV

SQL has many ways to store and retrieve configuration parameters. Tables, global variables etc. However when SQL is not the only part of the loop environment variables is mostly used else where for common configuration. So where SQL interact with ...
5 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Delivered

Include non externally described files info in the SYSPARTITIONSTAT sql view

I'm using the qsy2.syspartitionstat function to analyze physical files info, like sizing, number of members, info change dates, and others. I find it really easy to use and has a great functionality. But I was surprised that it doesn't consider th...
5 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Delivered

improvement to SEND_EMAIL, multiple recipents and attachments

Make it possible to use multiple e-mail adresses in TO_EMAIL, also add CC_EMAIL and BCC_EMAIL. Make it possible to send multiple attachments in the ATTACHMENT field.
6 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Delivered

set coulmn width for SYSTOOLS.GENERATE_SPREADSHEET when export to excel

It would be useful to be able to set column width for each column or *auto to make width fit data when creating excelfiles from SYSTOOLS.GENERATE_SPREADSHEET. Then the result looks better when creating and sending reports from the machine.
6 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Delivered

Trigger administration

This set up rights on the ADDPFRTG command identical to those set up on the SQL CREATE TRIGGER statements
6 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Delivered

Support TLS between IBM i Enterprise Server and Db2 for IBM i database via QXDA

Here is the API doc https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/i/7.4?topic=ssw_ibm_i_74/apis/qxdaconn.html Connect to EDRS Server (QxdaConnectEDRS) API: QxdaConnectEDRS (conn_info, _Z(“CDBI0100”), &dbr->dbc->qxda_conn_info, &qxda_conn_info_size,_Z(...
8 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Delivered

Allow multiple Recipients in the send email function

Absolutely love that we now have send email, however the usability would grow if we could email multiple recipients. suggestion would be to have recipients septerated with a semi colon or comma.
8 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Delivered

The QSYS2.SYSDISKSTAT view should return "FAILED" instead of null value for disk paths that are in a FAILED state

When viewing disk path statuses from SST, a failed path will show a status of FAILED. When queried through QSYS2.SYSDISKSTAT these paths currently have a null "Resource Status". It would make more sense for the view to return information that is c...
11 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Delivered

add SQL query with print instead of display option or generate spool file then PDF ACS

In DB2 for z/OS there are utilities to generate a print/hard copy report instead of displaying the SQL query on screen, I find in DB2 for i OUTPUT(*PRINT) is not available or valid, and don't know of DB2 for i utility to do so. Printing high volum...
12 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 5 Delivered

Additional Information from QSYS2.PTF_INFO

For those PTFs that have special instructions it would be useful to include this information via a NULL capable column of type CLOB, for example call PTF_SPECIAL_INSTRUCTIONS, so that it can be queried via the QSYS2.PTF_INFO view. Currently there ...
12 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Delivered