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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

DDS Display files enable more than 1 subfile horizontally, side by side.

Enhance DDS for display files to place more than one subfile horizontally at the same time. Use Case: Solution 1: Add a parameter to the subfile control record, maybe POSITION(*HORIZONTAL), to be displayed next to another subfile. Solution 2: Enab...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 3 Not under consideration

please update ICU libraries

Please update ICU libraries on the machine. They are simply too old. Looking into QICU library there are ten years ago versions. By the way, the ICU project is maintained by IBM itself. ICU is published and enlisted in the public API of the system...
20 days ago in IBM i / Core OS 2 Submitted

A system needs to have the ability to call home when the slot on the bus is owned by the operating system (IBMi, AIX, Linux) and there is no hardware error logged as currently a system can only call home it there has been a hardware error.

There are cases where an issue has occurred on a system where data cannot pass but no hardware error has been logged. This can affect any adapter that passes data and is owned by the operating system. If this occurs, IBM cannot be automatically no...
about 2 months ago in IBM i / Core OS 2 Needs more information

Define time zones time zones by User or by Job

Being able to use the same OS for People who work in different parts of the world at the same time. USA and ENGLAND The ideal thing would be to be able to do a CHGJOB of the Job and change the Time Use, so that all the programs can pick up the co...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Core OS 3 Future consideration

Show active NWSD jobs that have an NWSSTG space in an IASP under the WRKASPJOB command

If an active Network Server Description (NWSD) has a linked Network Server Storage space (NWSSTG) in an available IASP, attempting to vary off the IASP or perform a PowerHA switch will fail with CPAB8E6 'device xxx cannot be varied off at this tim...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 2 Is a defect

Update or delete commands to comply with current hardware choices

Is CRTCTLLWS even valid anymore? Is ASCII or twinax valid options? CRTDEVDSP:Are most of the DEVCLS, TYPE, MODEL obsolete? Can you use *LCL, *RMT and get it to work on an IBM I 7.3 system?Does IBM i Access Client Solutions support most of the TYPE...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 5 Future consideration

IBM Advanced Job Scheduler

Add *SYNC option or :1. Create a command called SYNCJOBJS2. Prompts for the *RMTLOCNAME3. Compares all AJS entries between source and target systems.4. Writes the difference to a file by *LOC and *REMOTE (System names could be the same in NETA)5. ...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 2 Not under consideration

Improve cancel handler to avoid hang situations when ending jobs that behaves badly.

We've had a lot of hang situations when doing ENDSBS *ALL over the year which always results in us having to restart the LPAR using the HMC. The cause have in almost all cases been found to be an application program not responding to the cancel ha...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 3 Not under consideration

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.
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 1 Not under consideration