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Work Management and Messaging

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

Allow text search when viewing job log for active job.

It would be fantastic if we could search for a text string within a job log of an active job, without having to DSPJOBLOG OUTPUT(*PRINT) and then searching the spool file. A simple text search function key would suffice and position the screen to ...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 4 Not under consideration

Port Loadlever to iSeries

Loadleveler is a fantastic workload management tool on the AIX platform. It's astonishing that the IBM iSeries, which is known as an amazing batch transaction system, doesn't not have an equivalent tool. Job Scheduler and Advanced Job Scheduler al...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 1 Not under consideration

Allow "5-Work with" on duplicate entries in WRKJOB

Currently, WRKJOB QZDASOINIT, for example, returns a list of duplicate jobs. If you select one, you need to re-execute the WRKJOB to get the list of duplicate jobs back before selecting another one. Can the list of duplicate jobs be in the format ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 4 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

JOBQ that spans multiple systems

Consider possibility of creating a JOBQ that spans multiple systems. Use Case: Think of a client who only has one tape drive (FC attached) but multiple IBM i LPARs. In this case only one client at a time can save to this tape drive. Most saves are...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 2 Not under consideration

Add 'Call stack counter' to QMHSNDSM

Please add a 'Call stack counter' parameter to the QMHSNDSM API. We want to encapsulate the ability to set a scope-handling program in a command so that less experienced programmers can use it without having to understand the nuances of the QMHSND...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 1 Not under consideration

Provide error handler for secondary thread of multi-threaded job

When a multi-threaded job encounters an unhandled exception, the system should be able to gracefully handle the error with the standard *INQ message to *EXT or QSYSOPR. Background When an unhandled exception occurs in the secondary thread of a mul...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 3 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...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 3 Not under 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...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 8 Not under consideration