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My ideas: Work Management and Messaging

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Watchesspawning QSCWCHPS jobs

When you create a message queue watch, the OS spawns a QSCWCHPS job whenever the specified message ID is generated. That QSCWCHPS job determines if it's for the specified message queue and, if it is, executes the watch program. This causes a treme...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 3 Not under consideration

Add delay parameter to SBMJOB command

Please add a DELAY parameter to the SBMJOB command that would first delay the job for the specified number of seconds, then run the command in batch. Use Case: We have external systems that upload files to the IBM I for processing, and then have a...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 6 Not under consideration

Allow automatic DATFMT at signon

I have yet to find a way to set DATFMT automatically at signon.I deal with some systems with "YYMMDD" or "DDMMYY". I personally prefer "MMDDYY", but I can't change the system value.Could DATFMT be added as an option in a user profile? Or as an opt...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 4 Not under consideration

Store DTAQ object on SSD

To increase performance I would like a way to move the data queue objects to SSD Use Case: Our application uses a lot of data queues with lots of IO to them and currently I can't find a way to move these objects to the faster solid state drives.
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 2 Not under consideration

Provide error handler for secondary thread of multi-threaded job

When a multi-threaded job encounters an unhandled exception, the system should be able to gracefully handle the error with the standard *INQ message to *EXT or QSYSOPR. Background When an unhandled exception occurs in the secondary thread of a mul...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 3 Not under consideration

Separate System journals and logs on CHGCLNUP

There are lots of system journals that do not need to be retained for as long as we retain the system log. It would be nice to specify clean up of these two items separately on the CHGCLNUP tool Use Case: CHGCLNUP could be set to purge system jour...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 3 Not under consideration

WRKJOB: CPI1157-Duplicate jobs found; can it return back to the list?

WRKJOB currently returns a list of matching jobs and asks me to select one. After having done so and examined the selected job, I get returned to a command line. Can it be enhanced to return to the list of jobs? Or the list be enhanced with a 5="W...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 5 Not under consideration

Add exit point for job message queue full event

IBM has provided the very useful SQL table function QSYS2.JOBLOG_INFO to return the messages in a job log (we also have the messaging API's, but I will focus on JOBLOG_INFO here because of its ease of use). JOBLOG_INFO can be used to investigate w...
6 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 2 Not under consideration

Change QMHRCVM, QGYOLMSG and MESSAGE_QUEUE_INFO to return the same severity for immediate messages

Today the QMHRCVM API returns 0 (zero) for messages send by the SNDMSG command, whereas DSPMSG, the QGYOLMSG API and the MESSAGE_QUEUE_INFO SQL table function return 80. That is confusing, for example when using both APIs. From the documentation o...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 2 Not under consideration

Port Loadlever to iSeries

Loadleveler is a fantastic workload management tool on the AIX platform. It's astonishing that the IBM iSeries, which is known as an amazing batch transaction system, doesn't not have an equivalent tool. Job Scheduler and Advanced Job Scheduler al...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 1 Not under consideration