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IBM i

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ACS - Run SQL Scripts disable "insert from examples" for selected users

We have been using Access Client Solutions for several years. Mainly the 5250 sessions are used by our users, but there are also selected power users who are authorized to use the function "Run SQL Scripts".For this users it is also possible to us...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Reload in Apache

Apache has functionality called graceful restart. It allows for reading in a new config without having all the connections dropped. Typically on other OS you could run something like apachectl -k graceful (or the service manager equivalent). Havin...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 4 Future consideration

DLTF enhancement to remove dependant LF

DLTF can be instructed for special constraint handling by use of parameter RMVCST()Please add possibility to remove dependant LF with a parameter like DLTDEPLF(*YES) Use Case: Currently, dependencies need to be found with DSPDBR. Automatic file pr...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 6 Future consideration

Auto refresh Service Entry Points in RDi

When setting a Service Entry Point in RDi, every time you re-compile the program the SEP must be refreshed. It's easy to forget to do so, and then you need to stop the program you are trying to debug. It would be good if RDi would just auto refres...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Future consideration

EBCDIC to ASCII conversion in Navigator for i

The Navigator for i component of IBM Access Client Solutions (ACS) allows you to browse through the Integrated File System (IFS) of the IBM i. You can display/edit files in the IFS. When you select an individual file in the IFS, there is an option...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Future consideration

Add new function *BLANKS and *ZEROS on CLP

Implement a new function, on CLP language, to initialize a variable with Blanks or Zeros Use Case: DCL VAR(&CHAR) TYPE(*CHAR) LEN(1000) DCL VAR(&NUM) TYPE(*DEC) LEN(10 5) CHGVAR VAR(&CHAR) VALUE(*BLANKS) CHGVAR VAR(&NUM) VALUE(*ZEROS)
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - CL (Control Language) 5 Not under consideration

Provide Split Screen Capability for all iSeries file types in RDi

We currently do a large amount of SQL development on the iSeries via RDi 9.0 and split screen capability is not available for SQL source members defined with a file type of SQL (non-standard). There is no good standard file type that is available ...
over 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 7 Not under consideration

Upgrade level of OpenSSH from v8.6p1 to one which will pass scanning services.

We are getting dinged by Qualys that our IBM i is exposed to CVE-2023-51385. I have applied the fixes listed at https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/7123159 however IBM only chose to patch an old level of OpenSSH instead of putting on a new leve...
2 months ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Submitted

IBM i DCM - Last used timestamp for each certificate

For the purpose of housekeeping the certificate stores in IBM i DCM, it would be very useful to enhance DCM to be able to show the "Last Used Time Stamp" and also "Use Count" for EACH certificate in the store so that system admin can efficiently s...
9 months ago in IBM i / Security 2 Submitted

Implementation of restore function that does not change the state of the access path

We would like you to implement the restore function that does not change the state of the access path by implicitly shared access paths. Our customers are having trouble getting their program to do something unexpected by save and restore. We wou...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 6 Not under consideration