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add rule to manage 'at' scheduling like 'crontab' in AIXPERT

we are using aixpert to setup our secuirty baseline for AIX estate. it works good, but we realized it missing some rule set, for example we have rule set to control crontab scheduling, but we did not find one for 'at' scheduling. the rule set we u...
9 days ago in AIX 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...
about 2 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 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...
about 1 month 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.
2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Functionality already exists

IBM i Access Client Solutions(ACS) Data Transfer Download to Excel Spreadsheet change from .xls to .xlsx

The Data Transfer to Excel is still using the old .xls(1997-2003)(65554 limit) instead of .xlsx. You have to download it as a .cvs and then load it to a spread sheet. This would bring ACS to using a current format with out the limit of the old .xl...
about 1 month 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...
3 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 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...
11 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Functionality already exists

AIX Installer should look for automation instructions

AIX has the ability to look for customer bosinst.data files on media during the install process, but the functionality is inadequate and antiquated. The case where a customer only uses USB media to install a fresh system is not accounted for, howe...
about 3 years ago in AIX 0 Functionality already exists

Allow to disable NFS client delegation on NFS server

When an NFSv4 client mounts a share from an NFS server and has nfso client_delegation set to 1, it causes the rtcmd daemon on NFS server to establish a callback connection to the n4bg daemon on the NFS client on a random high port. These connectio...
over 3 years ago in AIX 3 Functionality already exists

Fixed 5250 emulation copy and paste input buffer behavior

When a long string is copied and pasted from ACS, it does not correctly occupy the input field proposed by the system but resumes from the next line in the same column as the initial input. See attached example
8 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Functionality already exists