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Db2 for i

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Add who created PF and LF members in DSPF command

For security as well as maintenance/cleanup reasons, it would be helpful to know the user name associated with creating members within a physical and/or logical file. Use Case: When a duplicate member was present in a control file that is used for...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Not under consideration

Temporal Support For System Tables

V7R3 of Db2 i introduced support for temporal tables. However, it is not possible for an end user to alter the system tables; such as QADBXREF / QADBIFLD, to be defined as temporal. Attempting to alter the table results in the following error mess...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Future consideration

Severe problem with command RCLDBXREF while trying to rebuild the system catalogues tables.

We recently ran into severe problems with command RCLDBXREF & as a result would like to see a few changes made. Last week (11/01/18) we noticed that system catalogue table QADBFDEP was missing entries for certain joint logical files on our pro...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Not under consideration

Use of unqualified objects in SQL-based triggers

When connecting to db2 on our iSeries we are used to using jt400/jdbc property naming=system, which enables us to use unqualified objects like tables, stored procedures and such. This brings great flexibility. When a trigger containing unqualified...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration


While the CRTSQLRPGI command contains a COMPILEOPT parameter that is used in creating modules and programs, it does not have a parameter for passing additional parameters to the CRTSRVPGM step when OBJTYPE(*SRVPGM) is used. This can result in comp...
10 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Disabled the looging of negative sql codes in the JOBLOG of a JOB

In RGP developments embedding SQL when we encounter a Negative SQL code, even if it is managed in the program, it returns lines in the processing JOBLOG.So a log of several thousand lines is generated if the program returns a lot of negative SQL c...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 5 Not under consideration

DB2 for i PTF services to use ESA configuration for internet access

SYSTOOLS.GROUP_PTF_CURRENCY and SYSTOOLS.GROUP_PTF_DETAILS are great tools to keep track of missing PTFs on a system. When running SQL statement against this view, there is an internet connection from the system to PSP documents. This is a direct ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration


How can I do a SELECT joining DISPLAY_JOURNAL and DISPLAY_JOURNAL_ENTRY_DATA? Right now DISPLAY_JOURNAL_ENTRY_DATA is a stored procedure. Use Case: For those who eschew Temporal Tables.
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Add a parameter to RUNSQLSTM to Delete its work files once it completes

When running RUNSQLSTM to create SQL GLOBAL Variables or Global Temporary Tables or anything, it creates a couple of source files in QTEMP. One is named QSQLSRC, one is often named QSQLT000 or simlar. I would like a parameter on RUNSQLSTM named CL...
10 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Column Heading for CPYTOIMPF

I had a client requesting an enhancement for column heading in cpyto/frmimpf. He wants to be able to import text or alias via the ADDCOLNAM parameter. He was expecting *SQL to give him the results but he was using a DDS file with text. He pointed ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration