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Custom HTTP Header Fields Should Replace Supplied Defaults in the QSYS2 HTTP Functions

When using the QSYS2 HTTP functions, custom HTTP request fields can be supplied. These supplied fields should replace any defaults provided by the HTTP functions. For example, the HTTP request field "Host" is automatically supplied by the HTTP fun...
5 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 6 Is a defect

Add new field in QSYSFILES

Actuellement, il est impossible de récupérer le "Nombre actuel d'incréments" via une requête SQL sur QSYS2.SYSFILES. Cette information est présente dans le DSPFD. Currently, it is not possible to retrieve the "Number of current increments" by a SQ...
5 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration

Add parameters to QSys2.JobInfo, QSys2.Active_Job_Info and QSys2.Library_List_Info to accept a fully qualified job name.

I need the ability to get a specific job's Library List. Not the current job.
5 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

Add a warning when parameter markers are truncated

IBM i silently truncates parameters to prepared statements to match the length of the target. -----From https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/i/7.4?topic=statements-open, section "Parameter marker replacement" : However, unlike the rules for assigning a val...
5 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Functionality already exists

Add option for Cert path to qsys2.certificate_info UDTF

not all certs are in the system store. some are stored in an IFS file. the API used in the UDTF allows for "Directory path and file name" . Add that as a option. Retrieve Certificate Information (QYCURTVCI, QycuRetrieveCertificateInfo) API - IBM D...
5 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration

Enhance SQL Error Log Function to display variable value(s) in the SQL string displayed in the STATEMENT_TEXT column rather than the "?".

Helps to identify the specific values when the error or warning occured.
6 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration

Enhance Omnifind product or integrate it with base db2 for i

OMNIFIND is a text search product that allows IBM i users to search unstructured text stored in a column of a DB2 for i table. The text stored in the column can be either simple character text, an XML document, or any of several different types of...
6 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration

Greek characters on user profile description in iNAV interface

We want to be displayed the Greek characters in user's profile description when browsing users through the new iNAV web interface, just as it has been in old Heritage Navigator and until previous release V7R3! We cannot change profile descriptions...
6 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration

Support TLS between IBM i Enterprise Server and Db2 for IBM i database via QXDA

Here is the API doc https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/i/7.4?topic=ssw_ibm_i_74/apis/qxdaconn.html Connect to EDRS Server (QxdaConnectEDRS) API: QxdaConnectEDRS (conn_info, _Z(“CDBI0100”), &dbr->dbc->qxda_conn_info, &qxda_conn_info_size,_Z(...
6 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration

Allow RUNSQLSTM to support a "continuation character" for very long SQL statements

When coding SQL statements for creating tables or indexes or whatever, we often have a problem formatting very long SQL statements because there is not "continuation line" character supported by the statement processor. The COMMENT ON statement ca...
6 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Not under consideration