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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

Allow encrypted services for SET_SERVER_SBS_ROUTING

We are using SET_SERVER_SBS_ROUTING to route our ODBC connections into individual subsystems based on the connecting user (and we have a lot of them).Recent security requirements enforced us to encrypt every possible system access.When changing su...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 2 Not under consideration

Publish program QMHSCLVL as an API

Please publish program QMHSCLVL (Additional Message Display) as an API. Use Case: The ILE Dynamic Screen Manager API does not support help key thus there is no additional message display like in panel groups or display files. Having program QMHSCL...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 4 Not under consideration

WRKJOB: CPI1157-Duplicate jobs found; can it return back to the list?

WRKJOB currently returns a list of matching jobs and asks me to select one. After having done so and examined the selected job, I get returned to a command line. Can it be enhanced to return to the list of jobs? Or the list be enhanced with a 5="W...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 5 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 8 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 3 Not under consideration

Make Data Queues Faster

Every time I use data queues (DTAQ) on IBM i all the RPG programmers tell me they are too slow. Please make data queues faster so I don't have to listen to those dummies. Use Case: 1). utilize data queues as replacement for arrays so as to avoid a...
over 8 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 6 Not under consideration