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Work Management and Messaging

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Add "Display Environment Variables" to Work with Job Command

Add OPTION(*ENVVAR) to the DSPJOB and WRKJOB commands and corresponding OPTION(*SELECT) Menus. Use Case: Working with CGI/Web app jobs, there is NO way to view the current Environment Variables (created view putenv() API) for any CGI job, or any j...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 2 Delivered

Provide an IBM I service to return information similar to what DSPJOBTBL provides

I want a programmatic way to monitor the number of job table entries and the number of jobs in the system, similar to the information returned by DSPJOBTBL. DSPJOBTBL does not have outfile support. Use Case: I want to collect the information shown...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 3 Delivered

Cmd DLYJOB. Missing RSMDATE parameter

Cmd DLYJOB has RSMTIME parameter, it is almost meaningless without RSMDATE parameter. There are 2 methods how to fix it: 1. Add a parameter RSMDATE with the default value of *CURRENT. 2. Add a parmeter RSMDATTIM (date-Time) in *ISO format, it will...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 4 Delivered

Add send and receive program to API QMHOLHST

Some information is missing in the data returned by the API QMHOLHST:Sending and receiving program names and instructions. The information is already present in the QHST database file in record type 0001 in position 81 to 110, so it should be easy...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 4 Delivered

Provide an IBM i Service to return information similar to DSPACTPJ

DSPACTPJ has useful information for tuning the performance of prestart jobs. However, there is no outfile support on this command, nor is there an equivalent API. It would be nice to return this information in a manner that can be used programmati...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 2 Delivered