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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 ...
5 months ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Delivered

In Access Client Solutions "Run SQL Scripts" please make a shortcut for "Recent files" under "File"

Make it possible to access Recent files without using a lot of "Arrow down" on the keyboard or without using the mouse. Everyone trying to use shortcuts will enjoy it.
5 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Delivered

Add the ability to edit existing Intrusion Detection Policy Propertys

It doesn't appear like the ability is present to alter an existing Intrusion Detection Policy once it is created. In our case, we were looking to add to the list under "Specify a list of remote ip addresses to exclude for this policy" (which is fo...
6 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Delivered

Add date/timestamp to ACS Status History Log

I have spent several hours trying to cross reference ACS Status History Log entries to the QTVDEVICE joblog looking for meaningful connection failure information
7 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

ACS Automatic Copy function should not require the trim rectangle to remain

In ACS, turning on "Automatic Copy" from the Edit --> Preferences --> Edit --> Cut/Copy tab also forces "Trim Rectangle remains after edit function" in the Trim tab to be turned on. I submitted a support case and I was told this i...
8 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

Prevent unknown RPGLE language features from breaking validation/outline view

Working for a financial company, users are extremely limited in their ability to download and install updated versions of developer tools. It can be years between updates to Rational Developer, as getting a new version requires a lengthy verificat...
8 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Delivered

RDi 9.8 IBM i Search Member filter

In RDi 9.8, the IBM i Search (CTRL-H => IBM i Search) doesn't retain the prior Member filter. Prior versions (e.g. 9.6) did so. This means that the vaule must be suppplied every time. Previously, I set it to "*" once and never had to change it ...
9 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Delivered

AIX LKU - general performance improvement during attach/detach, currently too slow.

Improving AIX Live Kernel Update, with PowerVC, general performance would benefit many clients, but is particularly needed here due to the scale of the environment and the challenges of keeping up with code rollout schedules. Currently LKU is taki...
9 months ago in AIX 1 Delivered

update WRKSMTPEMM to display full SMTP log with option 8

in case sending SMTP mails fails, hunting down the problem can be a mess if SMTP log is not available
9 months ago in IBM i / Networking 3 Delivered

The QSYS2.SYSDISKSTAT view should return "FAILED" instead of null value for disk paths that are in a FAILED state

When viewing disk path statuses from SST, a failed path will show a status of FAILED. When queried through QSYS2.SYSDISKSTAT these paths currently have a null "Resource Status". It would make more sense for the view to return information that is c...
9 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Delivered