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IBM i

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253 VOTE

Add BRMS & AJS to the new Navigator for i

The New Navigator for i is brilliant. Today we are forced to use the heritage Navigator for i if we want to maintain BRMS and the Advanced Job Scheduler. BRMS and AJS need to be part of the New Navigator for i as soon as possible, removing the nee...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 19 Delivered
339 VOTE

RDi Lite, RDi Premium

RDi Lite, RDi Pro, RDi Premium versions needed Use Case: Right now the RDi pricing makes management hesistant in allocating budget as they can't see the ROI on it. To make them see it, we need the Lite version. It should be free and should basic f...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 49 Delivered

Make the NEW IBM i Navigator the Default for Admin port 2001

IBM has now provided a NEW and VAAAASSTLY Improved Navigator for i. BUT It is NOT THE DEFAULT! This makes it the best kept secret of the current Update Cycle Use Case: It's Better and It MUST become the default for https:/<Server name>:2001 ...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 11 Delivered
222 VOTE

Request about Printing forms with ruled line on ACS.

■Description & BackgroundOn IBM i Access for Windows or Pcomm,it is possible to output forms to the printer by a GDI printing capability of a windows printer session.But that is not possible on ACS. On ACS, for printing forms with ruled line,i...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Delivered

Implement qsys2.Http_get for blob file

I think then the new sql function for http_get are really interesting, fast and above all there isn't java! I started use it instead of systools funcion, but I need an http_get that allow me download binary files like .zip . Please implement it! M...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 10 Delivered

%split() should return an empty element where a separator character follows another separator character

In %split() if a separator character follows another separator character, it is ignored. For example, %SPLIT('abc..def' : '.') returns an array with two elements: ('abc','def'). It would be nice if it was possible that an empty element could be re...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 4 Delivered
148 VOTE

SQL prompting in ACS

The new SQL tool in ACS make so much more sense than the old STRSQL - however, the prompt feature from the STRSQL where schemas, tables, columns can be selected from drop-down to construct SQL statements is really missing in the new ACS. Use Case:...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Delivered

Allow IWS to ignore extra/missing fields in the input JSON

Ignoring extra fields is helpful so that the RPG program doesn't have to account for every field that is being sent in the request (i.e. 25+ fields and multiple nested data structure arrays, when only 2 values are actually required). Allowing for ...
3 months ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Delivered
121 VOTE

Allow use of RPG constants in embedded SQL

When a constant is defined in RPG, allow that constant to be used in embedded SQL statements so that the value of the constant does not have to be hard coded in the SQL statement. Allow the constant to be referenced as if it were a program variabl...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 7 Delivered

Allow a BIF that checks to see if a parameter is passed

Please introduce a new BIF that will indicate if a parameter has been passed with actual data, as opposed to not passed or passed with *OMIT. Use Case: To check to see if a parameter defined as OPTIONS(*NOPASS) or ...*OMIT) was passed with data, I...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 11 Delivered