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Work Management and Messaging

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Add option to journal message content in a message queue

Add an option to journal a message queue, so that any and every messages is journaled, including the date and time and the content of the message.
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 1 Not under consideration

Add details to subsystem changed messages (CPC1602 and CPC1604) as to what was changed

CPC1602 - Subsystem changed, and CPC1604, Active subsystem changed are logged to QSYSOPR and QHST and simply state that the specified subsystem was changed. There is no additional message information that tells the user WHAT was changed. In tryi...
about 2 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 1 Not under consideration

Command / SQL service to retrieve specific IPL attributes

Increased use of flash copy requires changes to IPL attributes before the copy has been made, to control the behaviour of the cloned partition. These changes need to be reverted on the parent partition to avoid unwanted behaviour at IPL. Althoug...
2 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 1 Under review

Wrkactjob - Filter by user

Would help if the wrkactjob command could also filter for a specific user as well. Now you can only subset by subsystem. Usefull if you need to see wrkactjob per user as well. Now you have to press F16 on the wrkactjob screen and press F16. Work w...
3 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 1 Under review

Send Scheduled Job Completion/Failure Messages to QHST like you do for the SUBMITTED messages

Please add submitted, scheduled jobs completion messages to QHST even when that job schedule entry does not have MSGQ(QSYSOPR)
5 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 1 Not under consideration

Add (submit as) USER parameter to filter jobs on WRKJOBSCDE CL Command

Sometimes User leave a company and they have job's on the Job Scheduler under their USER profile. The USER parameter of ADD/CHG JOBSCDE should be added to the WRKJOBSCE so that we can refine the list to only those job scheduler entries that are go...
5 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 2 Not under consideration

Support Subsystem names and multiple Job SubType Enhanced for all API format choices for calls to QGYOLOBJ

All other selection (filter) criteria work when calling QGYOLOBJ except "Active Subsystem" and multiple "Job Type - Enhanced". The issue with Job Type may be a bug, but the Active Subsystem should not be limited to only format OLJB0300
6 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 3 Not under consideration

Change QMHRCVM, QGYOLMSG and MESSAGE_QUEUE_INFO to return the same severity for immediate messages

Today the QMHRCVM API returns 0 (zero) for messages send by the SNDMSG command, whereas DSPMSG, the QGYOLMSG API and the MESSAGE_QUEUE_INFO SQL table function return 80. That is confusing, for example when using both APIs. From the documentation o...
7 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 2 Not under consideration

Provide a means to easily ascertain if a Subsystem (*SBSD) is currently registered to Exit Point "QIBM_QWT_JOBNOTIFY"

Our software relies heavily on the Job Notification Exit Point notifications but struggles when a job runs in a subsystem that is yet to be restarted since the exit point entries were added/changed. Currently, the only way to determine if jobs ent...
8 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 2 Future consideration

Change HOLDS LARGE NUMBER OF LOCKS (CPI1466) when using SAVxxx Commands

Change the message issued when running IBM SAVOBJ/SAVLIB/SAVCHGOBJ from CPI1466 (Job Holds Large number of locks) to a new message that is less scary to Users. MSGID(CPI1466) is fine for all other interfaces, however for SAV/RST is isn't necessary...
9 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 2 Future consideration