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Work Management and Messaging

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Enhance QMHRTVM with Message_ID

QMHRTVM is used to return the 1st and 2nd level message text for a specific MSGID from a *MSGF. However, API formats RTVM0300 and RTVM0400 are the only formats that return the actual MSGID of the message being retrieved. Formats 100 and 200 do not...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 3 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. ...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 4 Not under consideration

Add Support for Automatic Prestart Job Tuning

The shipped defaults for the various prestart job entries are generally not appropriate for highly used prestart jobs. In today's environment, prestart jobs are used by almost every IBM i shop. Most shops do not tune their prestart job entries and...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 5 Not under consideration

HMC PWRDWNSYS

When stopping an IBM i LPAR through the HMC using the operating system a PWRDWNSYS command is initiated which bypasses the Exit Point Program for the POWER DOWN exit point. Use Case: When using the HMC to shutdown an IBM i LPAR you are unaware tha...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 4 Not under consideration

Change the performance adjuster algorithm

The performance adjuster algorithm looks only if the pool is paging but doesn't care if it has already free memory. This causes sometimes that a pool start stealing a lot of memory without using it. The algorithm should look at the unallocated mem...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 4 Future 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...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 3 Not under consideration

Add the ability to Watch a file

Using Watches, you can watch for messages, PAL entries, and LIC Logs. Management Central used to have file monitors that provided a similar sort of feature. This RFE is to request the ability to Watch a file. The minimum features needed to watch a...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 3 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

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.
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 2 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