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Add System Name to replaceable parameters for Message Monitors in Navigator

Please add system name to the replaceable parameters for the Message monitors. Use Case: This is useful when you are setting up monitors in multiple systems and are sending a message to yourself. You need to know which system send the message. The...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Functionality already exists

OBJECT_STATISTICS table function should return source information for CRTBNDxxx compiled objects.

OBJECT_STATISTICS currently returns NULL for the source info for programs compiled with CRTBNDxxx commands. That info it is available in DSPPGM for the object if you drill into the QTEMP module of the program. This would be helpful for users wanti...
almost 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Functionality already exists

Add SQL Object Type to QDBRTVFD and QUSROBJD APIs

Today the SQL object type is available only via the QUSRMBRD (Retrieve Member Description) API. However when a file has NO MEMBERS, the QUSRMBRD API cannot be used to retrieve the needed SQL Object Type. Ironically, the QDBRTVFD (Retrieve File Des...
3 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Functionality already exists

Change JOURNALED_OBJECTS to only scan requested libraries/objects

select * from JOURNALED_OBJECTS WHERE OBJECT_LIBRARY = 'SYSIBM' and OBJECT_NAME = 'SYSDUMMY1'; When this SQL is run against the Journaled_Objects view, it scans all objects in all libraries. If there are objects locked that cannot be scanned, the ...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Functionality already exists

Trace usage of External SQL functions (linked to an external program) in OBJECT_STATISTICS or somewhere else

There is no IBMi object for External SQL Functions (linked to an external program). These functions are only knows and identified in DataBase level. It is impossible to know the last usage date for these functions. You can get the last usage date ...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Functionality already exists

Allow optional input parameters in IWS / Websphere Service

Allowing optional input parameters on IWS / Websphere services would prevent requiring consumers of the APIs to pass in variables that are not being used. This would make the request look better and reduce bandwidth.
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Functionality already exists

Remember the last pad the user was on when the popup keypad was last closed

I categorize my macros on the popup keypad by pad. It would be handy to be able to set an option to retain the last used pad. So, the next time I open the popup keypad and the previous time I had it open I ran a macro on pad 2 for instance, it wou...
28 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Functionality already exists

Please add a prompt to run the setup functions again.

Today, we needed to add the IFS option onto a users screen. I could not find an option to allow me to do so. When we ran the install option, it simply ran the install with no prompts. Administrators on the IBM i are not always authorized to access...
3 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Functionality already exists

Include the port in the ssh connection configuraction for the ACS Opensource packages Manager

The ACS Opensource packages Manager does not work if the sshd in the ibm i is configured to use a different port than 22.
4 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Functionality already exists

AIA Thailand got the problem Thai language on Data transfer on IBM iAccess Client solution.

Got the problem about the data transfer for Thai language - CCSID which cannot support non-Thai CCSID in database file so I ask you to offer the selection CCSID in IBM iAccess Client Solution. Refer to case no. TS014645564 and many customers in Th...
5 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Functionality already exists