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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
8 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 3 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...
over 4 years 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.
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 4 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...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 3 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.
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 2 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...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 4 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...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 7 Not under consideration

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...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 3 Not under consideration

Need ability to monitor for CPF1220 (User &1 has reached device session limit)

in the ever changing security conscience world we need to ability to monitor and report on potential unauthorized signon attempts. currently there is not method to capture this information Use Case: there needs to be a method to capture a potentia...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 9 Future 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...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 6 Not under consideration