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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...
8 months ago in IBM i / Core OS 3 Not under consideration

Allow OVRPRTF command to specify TOSTMF('/dev/null') to suppress STDOUT from C based objects

Currently the OVRPRTF command will not allow overrides to stream files that already exist. We have been asked by a customer to suppress the creation of spooled files for certain batch tasks. Currently we issue the OVRPRTF command to route this to ...
9 months 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...
almost 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....
about 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

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

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

Enhance QWCCVTDT API

Idea removed by author.
12 months ago in IBM i / Core OS 1 Not under consideration

[AJS] check JOB dependencies when running a SBMJOBJS

CHKDEP parameter for SBMJOBJS command only check for resource dependencies or for active JOB dependencies.When we add JOB dependencies to AJS, SBMJOBJS don't mater of them and we can submit a JOB without that is predecesor as running. Use Case: SB...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 2 Not under consideration

CHKPPRC enhancements

1) CHKPPRC should have a 3rd completion code: Successful but with errors or warnings. Currently there are only 2 completion codes, successful or failed. But automation tools may miss errors or warnings. 2) In a symmetrical GMIR environment, where ...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 3 Not under consideration