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Passthru validation for ssl certificates in integrated web services client for i

I am using the Axis Transport API within my RPG Program.In a test scenario i am playing with a webserver with an installed certificate, however the certificate is not in the cert store on our system i.So I get an error when when I am trying to flu...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 3 Delivered

Add *LSTSAVSYS option to PERIOD Beginning date for STRRCYBRM

Current options on STRRCYBRM prevent us from automating printing of recovery reports including using a hub system in Enterprise Services. To get usable reports for a recovery we have to keep track of the last SAVSYS and manually enter that date on...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 2 Delivered

Do not allow end-user to control "trusted" signers

When connecting the first time to a new system with IBM i Access Solutions in SSL mode, the client allows the end user to accept the root/intermediate certificate which introduces a secrurity risk (MITM attack). The client should only use pre-load...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

PATTERN support for IFS save with BRMS

Please allow us to exclude IFS files and folders using PATTERN. We often run into excluding individual cache/log/tmp files and folders. Those lists need to be maintained which is basically a waste of time. Use Case: See above.
about 7 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 1 Delivered

Fix QZRCSRVS for iConsole Dashboard

Create a modification to QZRCSRVS so that excessive logging and CPU are not used when the Operations Dashboard is being displayed. So many log entries are created when the Dashboard is up that constant wrapping occurs. In addition, there is a cons...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Delivered

Parameter Optional - Allow Usage w/o Linked Reports

The optional parameters only show up on Auto Prompt screen if there are other non-optional parameters setup. These need to show up even if there are no other parameters. Use Case: On a report we need the ability to use the optional prompt by itsel...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 Web Query 2 Delivered

Remote System Explorer modify Object Filter to show library names

I use temporary libraries for holding projects that begin with a specific prefix (PWA*). If I create a Library filter for "PWA*" I can filter to these specific libraries but I have to scroll through all the objects to find the source files. If I c...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Delivered

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 ...
over 7 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...
over 7 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...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 2 Delivered