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Work Management and Messaging

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Support Subsystem names and multiple Job SubType Enhanced for all API format choices for calls to QGYOLOBJ

All other selection (filter) criteria work when calling QGYOLOBJ except "Active Subsystem" and multiple "Job Type - Enhanced". The issue with Job Type may be a bug, but the Active Subsystem should not be limited to only format OLJB0300
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 3 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

Provide a means to easily ascertain if a Subsystem (*SBSD) is currently registered to Exit Point "QIBM_QWT_JOBNOTIFY"

Our software relies heavily on the Job Notification Exit Point notifications but struggles when a job runs in a subsystem that is yet to be restarted since the exit point entries were added/changed. Currently, the only way to determine if jobs ent...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 2 Future consideration

Change HOLDS LARGE NUMBER OF LOCKS (CPI1466) when using SAVxxx Commands

Change the message issued when running IBM SAVOBJ/SAVLIB/SAVCHGOBJ from CPI1466 (Job Holds Large number of locks) to a new message that is less scary to Users. MSGID(CPI1466) is fine for all other interfaces, however for SAV/RST is isn't necessary...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 2 Future consideration

RTVSYSVAL variable length requirements

IBM i, currently at V7R4M0. Created CL program to retrieve the QSYSLIBL and QLURLIBL system values. Compiled without errors. When manually calling the CL program, the following error message was received. Additional Message Information Message ID ...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 3 Future consideration

Help message enhancement to add detail for QPWDLVL 2/3

Please add for QPWDLVL help text 2/3 with following information: When the IPL to change to Password Level 2/3, the OS will create an lower case version of everyone's password. At the end of the IPL every user that has a password will have an all U...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 2 Future 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

Block QZDASOINIT started as BCI job in QSERVER enhancement

Prevent database prestart jobs to start as BCI jobs is also ending the jobs rerouted to other subsystems when we use the solutions provided by the Doc.: #638059 historical #391825917 Use Case: Client has split his service jobs over different subsy...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 4 Not under consideration

Ability to filter CPI1150 "not waiting for specific message" MSGW jobs

We use mostly SQL calls to monitor our IBM i partitions.A common issue we come across on various partitions is jobs that are in status MSGW but are not waiting for a specific message (CPI1150 when you put a 7 on them in WRKACTJOB). These jobs are ...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 4 Future consideration

Enhance QMHRTVM Retrieve Option parm with *GE

The QMHRTVM (Retrieve Message) API has a so-called "Retrieve Option" parameter that controls whether the MSGID is returned or the Next MSGID is returned from the MSGF. Please add a *NEXT or *SAME option, meaning *GE (Greater Than or Equal) option ...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 3 Future consideration