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The idea would be to create a json datatype as happens in other dbms. This allows you to create fields in json type files (and not blobs as suggested in some documentation) while also verifying their actual validity.
Make the AES algorithm compatible with AES calculated by different software platforms. The ENCRYPT_AES sql function can encrypt a DB column. Unfortunately the algorithm is IBM proprietary [The internal encryption algorithm used is from the CLiC To...
EDRSQL server requires QUSER *RWX authority to ROOT
We recently secured our ROOT directory in the IFS; however, when the EDRSQL server job (QXDAEDRSQL) starts up; MSG CPE3401 is shown in the joblog and the job ends. (see attached joblog) The Security Audit Journal records an Authority Failure (AF) ...
Add something like IF EXIST for a table, view, procedures, etc.
In SQL, I often need to check if a table exists and either delete or create it. I opened a case and was told the functionality does not exist. If a file exists, I need to delete/DROP it. Sometimes, I need to create the table.
We provide Webservices on IBM. The webservice consumers do an authentication with different types of tokens, e.g. RS256 (azure) or keycloak. It is very difficult, to verify such tokens in RPGLE. Yes, there are APIs like qc3verifysignature. But it ...
Enhnance XMLROW by adding an OPTION of "OPTION EXCLUDE XMLDECLARATION" to this function
When using the XMLROW function, it addes the XML header tag to each returned row. So you end up with <?xml version="1.0" ENCODING="IBM037"?> prefixing each and every row. IBM ACS and other interfaces strip off that header tag internally. But...
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