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Work Management and Messaging

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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...
about 8 years 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 ...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 3 Not under consideration

Add option to journal message content in a message queue

Add an option to journal a message queue, so that any and every messages is journaled, including the date and time and the content of the message.
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 1 Not under consideration

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...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 1 Not under consideration

Submit job where the child job inherit the submitter job's QTEMP

Such option will free the submitted (child job) from the need to create objects in its QTEMP that were already exists in the submitter job's (parent) QTEMP This can be achieved by a new SBMJOB keyword: QTEMP(*NONE, *ALL, *NOTFILES, <object type...
11 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 3 Not under consideration

IBM i Access QSYSOPR: display the job log of the sender job.

When I'm reading messages in QSYSOPR I often need to see the job log of the sender job. The qualified job name is already available in message property, so I think it's very simple to add an option. Use Case: Very helpfull for errors investigation.
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 4 Not under consideration

Allow multiple "system" reply lists

The system reply list is very useful for supplying automatic responses to messages, but occasionally a certain reply is only valid for a certain purpose, and not safe to set globally. Please create a QAQQINI setting that overrides the "system" rep...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 3 Not under consideration

Retrieve environment variables from another job

From one job to be able to retrieve environmentvariables from another job. A specified variable or a list of all variables and there values. Use Case: Environment variables holds important information about a job. You can retrieve almost everythin...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 3 Not under consideration

Enhance Job Log Access

When viewing a job log via any of the WRK commands (e.g. WRKJOB, WRKUSRJOB, etc) add the following abilities:1) search the displayed job log2) print the job log3) write the job log to a file Use Case: Right now it's a real pain to analyze a job lo...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 7 Not under consideration

Request for improvement : IBM i GO POWER menu

Customer who doesn't access IBM i Console would like to do IPL their systems safely. It's useful to use 'GO POWER' menu but 'GO POWER' is executing a PWRDWNSYS *IMMED only. On the other hand, IBM i support centre recommend to end all the TCP funct...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 4 Not under consideration