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improve STRCPYSCN and ENDCPYSCN

We would like to request the following: a) Eliminate the message following the STRCPYSCN that breaks to the customer a second after he got a break message to confirm the copy. b) Eliminate the 2 messages that appear following ENDCPYSCN on the user...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 2 Not under consideration

AS/400 Advanced Job Scheduler functionality-57xxJS1

I have two requests for enhancing the Advanced Job Scheduler on As/400. They are closely related together.Initial issue has been found during PMR 46407,668,6681. Update remote system definition in AJD (file: QUSRIJS/QAIJSRMT) allow use FQDN. Curre...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 6 Not under consideration

Change the SIZE Object in WRKOBJ from Byte to MB

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

spawn() - Don't check "max active" of job queue and controlled end of subsystem for spawn() jobs (BCI)

Spawn jobs (BCI) are handled like normal submitted jobs. This mean that the current job queue needs to have enough "max active jobs" left to start a BCI job. In my eyes the spwan() mechanism should always starts the requested jobs and ignore the "...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 1 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...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 2 Not under consideration

Advanced Job Scheduler - Report by User

IBM Advanced Job Scheduler DSPJOBJS Field Options. New Feature: Adding the "User field" from the submission information section in an entry. Having an option to determine if a specific user profile is being used in an existing job scheduler entry....
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 2 Not under consideration

ENDJOB OPTION(*IMMED) considered harmful

ENDJOB OPTION(*IMMED) has outlived it's usefulness. Modern code contains more subtle locking then in days past & often has exit handlers to perform cleanup. This is true of both client & IBM code (I'm looking at you, SQE). End *IMMED ends ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 5 Not under consideration

increase user space size

The maximum size of an user space object is 16, 776, 704 bytes. This is no longer sufficient. If a library contains more than about 25.000 objects I can not dump all object information (QUSROBJD using OBJD0300) into the user space. Please increase...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 5 Not under consideration

AJS schedule jobs in different time zone

Add the ability to "5770JS1 IBM Advanced Job Scheduler for i" to schedule jobs in different time zones where DST is taken into consideration so that the job always starts at the correct time in the target time zone. Use Case: A customer has an LPA...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 1 Not under consideration

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...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Core OS 3 Not under consideration