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IBM Commands and DS4

the IBM have a lot of commands.The screen output of the the commands are in DS3 24*80.It would be really great when the DSPF of commands would be changed to output the commands in DS4 when it's available. Use Case: See more directly.
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 1 Not under consideration

PTP - Precision TIME Protocol

A new request from a financial market require to us the PTP: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Precision_Time_Protocol Could you add it on IBM I? Use Case: The financial market require to us for the new release this standard.
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 4 Not under consideration

Advanced Job Scheduler Calendar Date Entry

Add ability to input more than one calendar date at a time. Could be as simple as adding a + sign for More dates. Could be presenting a scrollable date calendar dropdown or popup in the green screen that one could point and click multiple dates ov...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 3 Not under consideration

Add IBM i to a supported platform for Verse On Prem (VOP)

Please add IBM i as a supported platform for Verse On Premises, aka Verse On Prem, aka VOP. Use Case: Currently they only support Linux and Windows. These are good operating systems for proof of concept and development however we would like a more...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 4 Not under consideration

CRTDUPOBJ command update a status file or periodically send a message to the job log that indicates the percent complete

There isn't an interface to the CRTDUPOBJ command that allows us to monitor the status, nothing found in Advanced analysis too, So have the CRTDUPOBJ command update a status file or periodically send a message to the job log that indicates the per...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 4 Not under consideration

Option to have full usage history log of an object

Currently there are only 2 attributes of usage info for an object: Last used date Days used count 1. Last used date gives only the date used, not the time used.2. "Days used count" does not give us which days it was used.3. We do not know which us...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 2 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 6 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 6 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...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 5 Not under consideration

WRKACTJOB - add a filter by Status

On our system, we frequently have thousands of jobs running. While we can sort by status, it would be very nice to be able to filter by status so we do not have to scroll across dozens of pages to get to the status we want to isolate, and also wou...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 4 Not under consideration

Add more user defined attributes/object information to an object

At the moment the user can only add one additional information to an object, f. e. via the system API QLICOBJD. But as different applications/tools need to add their own information to the object the previously set information will be overridden. ...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 9 Not under consideration