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Implement JSON_LEN SQL scalar function (returns # of elements in JSON array)

Please implement a new SQL scalar function JSON_LEN, which returns the number of elements in a JSON array. if MyJSON contains "{"MyObj":{"MyArray":["One","Two","Three"]}}" exec sql set :NumElems = JSON_LEN(:MyJSON, '$.MyObj.MyArray'); sets NumElem...
5 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Future consideration

New IBM i Service for SMTP

I would like an IBM i Service to view and manage the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) on IBM i. Ideally this service would not only allow a user to view and or modify the configuration of SMTP but also to view the Email History stored within t...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Networking 7 Future consideration

Allow user interface to turn off server authentication in 5250 console HOD sessions

When configuring a 5250 session in ACS, you can toggle on and off SSL Server Authentication in a regular session, but if you create a 5250 console session you must find and manually edit the SSLServerAuthentication and PoxySSLServerAuthentication ...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Future consideration

Add Compare/Merge API that ignores source sequence/dates

Probably the single most requested RDi function that customers ask for is the ability to do compare/merge of source members without impacting existing source sequence/dates - we cannot provide this ability without help from Eclipse/IBM, to either ...
5 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration

Provide capability to run ssh service when in restricted state

ssh is required to support automation of the system via Ansible. If the system is ended to a restricted state to perform certain operations (e.g. system save) automation cannot be used to control or manage the operation. Similarly, if the system i...
7 months ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Submitted

**free to be an optional default on compile commands

We have some applications that are fully free form. In these cases we don’t want to have to enter **free at the top of every piece of code as it seems unnecessary, but we have to do it anyway. If the compiler commands had an option something like ...
3 months ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 1 Future consideration

Concealing Password on the ADDSVRAUTE Screen

To not reveal a password to onlookers when setting up a secure DDM environment.
7 months ago in IBM i / Security 2 Future consideration

Add .ignore file to i Project

Add a .ignore file (similar to the Git .gitignore file or the svn:ignore property) so that the developer can specify files or members that must be ignored by the Remote Reconciler. That would be very useful if a developer stores multiple i Project...
7 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration

improve MERGE by adding the option "WHEN NOT MATCHED BY SOURCE THEN DELETE"

Today, it is impossible to use the DELETE clause behind WHEN NOT MATCHED.Some DBMS other than DB2 allow this.Would it be possible to add this feature, like in this example ? MERGE target_table USING source_table ON merge_condition WHEN MATCHED THE...
11 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Submitted

Full qualified job name in DSPJOB and WRKJOB

The fully qualified job identifier : 123456/USER/JOBNAME is used many several places for interaction with a job However this information is available in the form: Job: JOBNAME User: USER Number: 123456 in both DSPJOB and WRKJOB. It would appreciat...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 5 Future consideration