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Improve API QYASRTVINF return field Copy Progress

Improve API QYASRTVINF to provide better information in the "Copy Progess" field of format YASH0400 OR provide detailed explanation about how to use a 1-byte character field to represent percentages. The current documentation does not explain how ...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / PowerHA 3 Delivered

automatic session close after signout form 5250

would like the a function in client access solutions 5250 emulator to automatically close the session once the users sign off we have Single Sign ON with Keberos set up and right now when the user signs off the session, the user is returned to a s...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Delivered

STRRCYBRM with omitted objects - request to be able to submit job to batch

To be able to submit a BRMS recovery job to batch with selected objects omitted. Use Case: When running a BRMS restore or recovery, Id like to be able to omit certain objects, such as log files or journal receivers, but at the same time be able to...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 2 Delivered

Do not show block cursor that indicates uncomposed cursor position (ACS 1.1.5)

Remove block cursor that indicates un-composed cursor position Use Case: Insurance Policy Administrator System Insurance contract issuance in bilingual languages (English & Vietnamese) Scenario:-When an un-composed Vietnamese character is ente...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

sql function - allow to define the scope of deterministic

Hello, if I have understand correctly, setting deterministic a function when I create it means that sql can cache the results to improve performance. the sql cache is purged by the IPL. so this means that the scope of deterministic for a sql funct...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Delivered

Add "Machine Type" to a DB2 Service

Would be beneficial to have "Machine Type" be available via a DB2 Service. Use Case: Instead of needing to have a user/admin GO SERVICE opt 6 we could obtain the information via SQL statement.
about 8 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 5 Delivered

i Navigator should process *NONE as a library name when *USPRF or *JOBD are specified in BRMS Global Policy Properties

Attempting to use i Navigator to change BRMS Global Policy Properties gives errors after the green screen has been used to change the policy to either of these settings: BRMS submitted jobs: Job description. . . . . . . . . . . . *USRPRF Library. ...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 4 Delivered

Restore IFS IASP data in a different LPAR with different IASP name

Now a day, its so difficult to restore IFS data by Backup, Recovery and Media Service for IBM i in the following scenario:- IFS objects saved from “System A” in iASP “IASP1” - To “System B” in iASP “IASP2” PS: Also, if the data was saved in parall...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 8 Delivered

Typing Y or N to answer Yes or No in Access Client Solutions dialog boxes

Windows dialog boxes typically allow typing Y or N instead of clicking the Yes or No buttons, and typically allow hitting Enter instead of clicking the OK button (or the Cancel button, depending on the default selection). I'd like the same ability...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 7 Delivered

Access Client Solutions open/save dialog boxes

In ACS on Windows, the left side of the open/save dialog boxes only offers a few predetermined shortcuts (such as the desktop), making it necessary to either navigate manually or type a file path. I'd like the left side to offer the typical folder...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Delivered