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Need to see "Willing to communicate in English" field on Pipeline screen

Since our teams cover many different languages it would be very helpful to see what language the customer wishes to communicate in on the main pipeline case screen. Use Case: It would save time so we don't have to select each case to determine if ...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 1 Not under consideration

The limit of 9999 records in a subfile is more than 30 years old. Time to increase

There is some justifcation about the limit of 9999 for a subfile. It is more than 500 pages. To roll so many pages does not make sense. But many have desinged programs that search subfiles, sort the subfile, print the subfile, see also request htt...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 2 Not under consideration

Let the system Print Key function Print the entire subfile

Currently when doing a print key it prints only what is o the screen. If there is a subfile, a custom program needs to be done to print the subfile. A subfile where the roll-up/down is controled by the system, the system knows already what is in t...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 5 Not under consideration

Advanced Job Scheduler Output Queue Monitor and Distribution

We would like to have more parameters in the output queue monitor that allows for wildcard file name such as QP1A* and a delay that allows time for multiple spooled files to develop. Then bundle the spooled file into a common .PDF and follow the e...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 4 Not under consideration

Create an "Get Current Library Name" API in the spirit of Qp0wGetJobID

The current API named QWCRTVCA works okay, but in those times when you only need the current library (*CURLIB) for something, setting up the parameters and calling QWCRTVCA is far too verbose and complex. Please create a new simplified API to retu...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Core OS 1 Not under consideration

QGYOLOBJ does not return Information_Status = 'L' value and it should

The QGYOLOBJ has key 201 as well as a base header that includes the same information as key 201. However, that field, "Information_Status" or Key 201 never includes the 'L' flag (locked). Instead it returns blanks when an object is locked. So eith...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Core OS 3 Under review

Change QUSRUSAT to work with LOCKED User Space Objects

When using the QUSRUSAT (Retrieve user space attributes) API, the API hangs/waits when the *USRSPC is *EXCL or *EXCLRD locked by another process. However since this is a read-only API, it should NOT wait. Other APIs, like DSPOBJD, QUSROBJD, etc. d...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Core OS 2 Under review

Change the SIZE Object in WRKOBJ from Byte to MB

Better to check the size of objects in WRKOBJ command
5 months ago in IBM i / Core OS 1 Not under consideration

CHGASPACT: new functionality (*BCD) i.e. best can do. Stay in SUSPEND state even if not everything could be suspended.

Hello IBM, I recently discussed options of CHGASPACT with IBM support (CASE TS014216210). We normally use chgaspact aspdev(*sysbas) option(*suspend) ssptimo(60) ssptimoacn(*END) In case, this is not successful, *CONT is not an option for us. We ne...
5 months ago in IBM i / Core OS 3 Functionality already exists

The QMHQRDQD API should not update the Object Last Used Date.

Currently if you call QMHQRDQD in an RPG or whatever program, that API updates the *DTAQ object's Last-Used Date with the current date. What if QUSROBJD updated the last used date? It doesn't because it should not. The QMHQRDQD API should not upda...
9 months ago in IBM i / Core OS 3 Not under consideration