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Make it easier to script changes to the library list of a job description

I had the need to add a library to many job descriptions, too many to want to do manually with CHGJOBD. Using new IBMi services to show job description libraries followed by a CHGJOBD might work, but it's quite clunky. Use Case: Need to add a libr...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 8 Not under consideration

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...
over 4 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. ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 2 Not under consideration

[AJS] Notification encoding

French special characters are not correctly formed when AJAX is sending notifications if smtp server use UTF-8. Use Case: SNDDSTJS RCP(PIERREYVES) SUBJECT('éèçàù') MSG('éèçàùêë')
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 4 Not under consideration

Change Threshold for Ineligible Job

According to this document, threshold for ineligible job is reset to 255 in IPL.http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=nas8N1017756 There is no way to change this initial threshold number. If it can change, it could reduce alert message. Use C...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 2 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 6 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 3 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 5 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.
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 1 Not under consideration

Need to see "Willing to communicate in English" field on Pipeline screen

Since our teams cover many different languages it would be very helpful to see what language the customer wishes to communicate in on the main pipeline case screen. Use Case: It would save time so we don't have to select each case to determine if ...
about 2 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 5 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 4 Not under consideration