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Db2 for i

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ifs_object_statistics with /QNTC

We would have liked ifs_objects_statistics to report entries in the /QNTC file system. Our fall back is some IFS API's that will handle this. Use Case: We have a requirement to read the contents on a Windows server and then to pull .xml files from...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration

AES Crypt

Make the AES algorithm compatible with AES calculated by different software platforms. The ENCRYPT_AES sql function can encrypt a DB column. Unfortunately the algorithm is IBM proprietary [The internal encryption algorithm used is from the CLiC To...
6 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

create SQL Service like WRKJOBLOG e.g. JOB_LOG_INFO and REMOVE_JOB_LOG

using JOB_INFO one is able to find about job status. If there is high activity on a server, a lot of job logs are created. To clean up, one can use WRKJOBLOG, use filtering, and F13 to delete. Please provide SQL service for a) filtering and gettin...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration

UDTF retuns ROW

scalar User-defined Table function can today return single data. However, on other implementation of Db2 it is also possible to return ROW Also the "ROW OF table-name" to follow the paradigm. https://www.ibm.com/support/producthub/db2/docs/content...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Future consideration

Suppress Handled SQL Messages from Joblog

SQL places a lot of messages in the joblog. When diagnosing a problem from a joblog it is often difficult to wade through which messages can be ignored and which messages represent a problem that needs further investigation. It is also often impos...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Future consideration

EDRSQL server requires QUSER *RWX authority to ROOT

We recently secured our ROOT directory in the IFS; however, when the EDRSQL server job (QXDAEDRSQL) starts up; MSG CPE3401 is shown in the joblog and the job ends. (see attached joblog) The Security Audit Journal records an Authority Failure (AF) ...
6 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration

Provide an IBM i Service to return information from EIM Domain

The current EIM has no decent user interface. It is very cumbersome to inquire, add, change and delete via IBM Navigator for i. Use Case: Inquire and maintain EIM Domain using SQL select, insert, update and delete.
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Future consideration

Enhance QCMDEXC Scalar function to process an entire result set

I have hit a max limit on the QCMDEXC scalar function. for example, I have 243 jobs in the job scheduler and I need to hold them all with the exception of a few. I have to run my HLDJOBSCDE command using the qcmdexc scalar function about 3 times b...
3 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Not under consideration

IBM i Services (sql) related to hardware

There are a lot of IBM i Services (sql) as tables, views or table functions. They covered almost every part of operating system (powerHA last time), but still there is no such services related to IBM i operating system hardware. Good to have table...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Not under consideration

An IBM i Service for retrieving Netserver session details

The QSYS2.SERVER_SHARE_INFO service shows various details about the existing shares including the share name, IFS path, read/write status, and current number of users that are connected. However it does not give a view of who those users are. This...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration