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Recipient Email Notification of AJS jobs when job time limit exceeded

We need Advanced Job Scheduler (AJS) have the ability to send an email notification (not message to the message queue of the user running the scheduled job) to be sent after a specified scheduled job exceeds the time limit threshold specified in t...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 1 Not under consideration

Retrieve data area description

Develop a CL command or API to retrieve the description of a data area (i.e., retrieve the type and length of the data area). Use Case: When ready to promote development work to production which includes any new data areas. Retrieve the data area ...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 5 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...
over 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...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 4 Not under consideration

Evitar que un abrazo mortal paralice la maquina

Cuando se presenta una situación de LCKW masivos, mientras se encuentran los trabajos que están en abrazo mortal, la maquina deja de responder.La búsqueda es bastante dispendiosa, cuando encontramos los trabajos causantes del LCKW masivo, lo que h...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 1 Not under consideration

Add a new code for journal record delete's from R/DL to a new code example R/DX.

We use the RGZPFM command regularly as our software is old. We run RGZPFM on all file members on Sundays when we do not have locks on the files. I have a program that goes through all physical files in the user libraries and does a RGZPFM. Due to ...
18 days ago in IBM i / Core OS 0 Submitted

CHGASPACT *SUSPEND / if it fails, need info about blocking processes / jobs

Hi in order to do a flashcopy while active we use to to a chgaspact aspdev(*sysbas) option(*suspend) ssptimo(60) ssptimoacn(*END) On some customer systems this fails even with a second try with 90 seconds. The problem is, there is no information w...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 1 Functionality already exists

IBM Connections 5.0/5.5: Make threads in the forums sortable by date

I have not found any "IBM Connections 5.0/5.5" in the product selection. Therefore, I have classified this as "ibm i". Threads in the application forums should be sortable by date. It should be selectable by the user whether the newest posts shoul...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 2 Not under consideration