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Add details to subsystem changed messages (CPC1602 and CPC1604) as to what was changed

CPC1602 - Subsystem changed, and CPC1604, Active subsystem changed are logged to QSYSOPR and QHST and simply state that the specified subsystem was changed. There is no additional message information that tells the user WHAT was changed. In tryi...
3 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 1 Not under consideration

Allow sending printed output to an existing stream file.

When over-riding a printer file to send output to a stream file, if the stream file exists message CPF4208 is sent. Use Case: We are using the TOSTMF and WSCST parameters of the OVRPRTF command to create documents in PDF format and emailing them. ...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 4 Not under consideration

ACTIVE_JOB_INFO: Add how long job has been at DSPW

Not ready to leap into QINACTITV. Would rather analyze ACTIVE_JOB_INFO first. Trying to see how long a job has been in DSPW status. Use Case: High Availability: Lock on spool files conflicting with replication software.Security: Are they leaving t...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 3 Not under consideration

wrkjobscde table

Hi IBMer, In order for us to process the wrkjobscde table, we have to output to a spool file, then feed it in into a program, etc which is rather awkward. Would you be kind to please provide a facility for us to query the table entries of workjobs...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 3 Not under consideration

Message Queue is FULL!!! Request for CPF2460 to return a fully qualified Message Queue name.

Some of our third party applications use non-user message queues that GO CLEANUP can not clean up. After time, these message queues fill up and can no longer be extended. This will cause the application using the message queue as an event driver t...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 4 Future consideration

Add compiler option to check Date Format Validity (Years 2040, 2071).

As of 2040 all 6 digits dates will crash the program or give invalid resutls! And as 2071 May 10, all 7 digits dates in format *CYMD will crash! The problem is due now when using future dates, like expiration date or due date. Add a compiler optio...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 8 Not under consideration

Send Scheduled Job Completion/Failure Messages to QHST like you do for the SUBMITTED messages

Please add submitted, scheduled jobs completion messages to QHST even when that job schedule entry does not have MSGQ(QSYSOPR)
7 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 1 Not under consideration

Add (submit as) USER parameter to filter jobs on WRKJOBSCDE CL Command

Sometimes User leave a company and they have job's on the Job Scheduler under their USER profile. The USER parameter of ADD/CHG JOBSCDE should be added to the WRKJOBSCE so that we can refine the list to only those job scheduler entries that are go...
7 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 2 Not under consideration

Provide public API in JTOpen to clear a user's "Message Waiting" status

In 5250, there is a concept of a “message light/waiting” that is on/off to show whether a user has received a new message when the *NOTIFY message option is set on their user profile. If the user is logged in to a 5250 session, and they get a new ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 3 Not under consideration

WRKJOB & DSPJOB OPTION(*OPNF): Showing I/O details

WRKJOB OPTION(*OPNF)andDSPJOB OPTION(*OPNF)default to showing you scoping data, unless you perform the following action:CRTDTAARA DTAARA(QUSRSYS/QDMDSPOFIO) TYPE(*LGL) AUT(*USE) TEXT('DSP/WRKJOB OPTION(*OPF) I/O Details first')Then it will default...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 2 Not under consideration