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IBM i

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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...
1 day ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 0 Submitted

Enable Websphere http-server to serve bearer authorization with wizard assist

Add an wizard to configure the authorization to use bearer instead of basic
2 days ago in IBM i / Web Serving 0 Submitted

New ASSERT op-code

Assertions are good programming style and widely in use in C, C++ and other languages. The idea is to have an ASSERT op-code like that: assert sqlcode in %list(0:100) 'Unexpected SQLCODE = '+%char(sqlcode); assert sqlcode = *zero %msg(...) %target...
3 days ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 0 Submitted

New op-code RCV-MSG or enhancement of ON-EXCP/ON-EXIT

When sending an escape message with SND-MSG it is easy to catch that exception with MONITOR and ON-EXCP. But to receive the message (especially the message data), remove the message from the job log or re-send the message up the call stack, we sti...
3 days ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 0 Submitted

Shorten the time in RSS before the message "communication link failure. (Operation timed out)" is shown.

When using IBM i Access Client Solutions - Run SQL Scripts (RSS), I think nearly all of us did try to run an SQL request while the connection was lost due to the fact that the connection was lost with the system due to the operation time out.I hav...
7 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 0 Submitted

New API to return a Pointer to Associated Space of User-Objects

Today, some objects on the IBM i system do not have a DSPxxx command that supports either OUTFILE or in some rare cases, no DSPxxx command at all. In addition there is no API to get some of these object's properties. This request is to provide an ...
7 days ago in IBM i / Application Development 0 Submitted

avoid Event 3066 with signed IBMiAccess WindowsAP

Event 3066 is reported for IBMiAccess_v1r1_WindowsAP_English_1.1.0.27 Event 3066: This event records that a code integrity check determined that a process (usually lsass.exe) attempted to load a particular driver that did not meet the Microsoft si...
7 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 0 Submitted

Make copy possible from RSS joblog

When working in IBM i Access Client Solutions Run SQL Scripts you have a button to view the joblog. We use SYSTOOLS.LPRINTF a lot to add additional information to the joblog. We use it to facilitate the checking to building a string of data. As a ...
8 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 0 Submitted

Include DDM File based-on object information in the QDBRTVFD API

Today, when using QDBRTVFD to retrieve information about a DDMF (DDM File) the based on information returns only the Record Format name, not the file or library (or member) over which the DDMF is pointing. This occurs even when the DDMF is pointin...
9 days ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 0 Submitted

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.
9 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Submitted