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Db2 for i

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Provide functionality to query RFE information via IBM i Service

Provide an IBM i Service that allows users to query the RFE database from their IBM i server. All details shown on the website / available when downloaded, should be returned; including comments that could be "concatenated" into a (DB)CLOB column....
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Optimize sparse index build on partitioned table

The index build process is currently not using the information on a partitioned table when building the index: We have a big table partitioned by range on a column.When we build an sparse index on this table only including values in this column gr...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

Stop denial of service attack caused by using 3 part naming in a H/A environment

When I set up DB2 alias as per https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/rdb-relational-database-setting-brms-high-availability-environmentand then use 3 part naming in STATIC sql it initializes a denial of service attack and makes the system unusable. IB...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

Document Display_Journal_Entry_Info

Found this undocumented feature Display_Journal_Entry_InfoI'd like it documented and supported. Use Case: Bust apart the journal entry data.
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

SQL view to see files used and settings on report written in Query 400

SQL view to see what files are used and what settings are used on a report written using Query 400. I realize DSPPGMREF can be used but this does not give all of the settings used in constructing the report such as the settings in the Select outpu...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

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...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 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 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 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 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Add file types to CPYTOIMPF

We use CPYTOIMPF to create CSVs for our users. There are times when the .XLSX format is smaller in size. CPYTOIMPF would need to auto sense the target file extension type or require the user to supply the target file type and append the extension ...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

Add the "Command to Run" field to the JOB-INFO table query

Please add the "Command to Run" parameter to the query. It has nearly all the commands parameters except this one. Use Case: We use a complex process at month end to prepare jobs to run at month end. I need to be able to view the jobs submitted to...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Not under consideration