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Named constant *SRCCCSID for current source CCSID

Moving files from QRPGLESRC to IFS and around in international environment can cause some challenges for CCSID. However procedures can be written to be aware of this issue and be language (ccsid) neutral by passing the ccsid of the source file con...
4 months ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 5 Needs more information

Change the QGYOLJOB API so that when I job is not found and Job information status = 'L' that the prior entry from a QGYGTLE call isn't copied to the not found record.

When using QGYOLJOB API and the QGYGTLE API to read a list of jobs, if one of the jobs requested to be returned is not found, the returned data includes the Job Info Status value of 'L' meaning the job was not accessible. However the remainder of ...
4 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 1 Future consideration

Add a warning when parameter markers are truncated

IBM i silently truncates parameters to prepared statements to match the length of the target. -----From https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/i/7.4?topic=statements-open, section "Parameter marker replacement" : However, unlike the rules for assigning a val...
4 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Functionality already exists

Add option for Cert path to qsys2.certificate_info UDTF

not all certs are in the system store. some are stored in an IFS file. the API used in the UDTF allows for "Directory path and file name" . Add that as a option. Retrieve Certificate Information (QYCURTVCI, QycuRetrieveCertificateInfo) API - IBM D...
4 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration

Ability to add a user defined SQL query to new iNav, in the multisystem section.

Being able to get all inquiry messages across all defined systems was recently added. I would like to be able to define my own sql to be run on all configured(or checkbox selected) systems.
4 months ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Future consideration

Add an API or similar option to an existing API to get all messages for a specified Job

Today if you need all messages for an ACTIVE Job you have the Joblog Message APIs, and if you extract the Exception Message Queue for the job you also have that msg queue. But in the context of a Scheduled Job that runs and has finished processing...
4 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 6 Not under consideration

Bring the Rust programming language to IBM i PASE

More and more open source packages depend on Rust so we would like to see the Rust language available on IBM i.
4 months ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Submitted

Include the Message File and library in the QUSEC (ERRC0100 or ERRC0200) when returning messages from APIs

Today, when the QUSEC struct is passed to an API, the MSGID and MSGDTA values are returned. However the Message File from which the message was retrieved/sent is not provided. This causes an issue with messages such as GUI0002 or SQLxxxx that do n...
4 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 1 Not under consideration

Navigator for i - extend number op qsysopr message in one tab - now limited to 100 - also make refresh much faster

We use qsysopr message extensively - currently there are 100,000 messages in the message queue. To consult the recent messages it would be nice to be able to see more than the current 100 messages. now we have to use the tab sheets to look at the ...
4 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

Make dashboard optional in Navigator for i - the dashboard requires specific authority that we cannot assign to every user of Navigator for i.

our audit journal is full of authority failures AF type QZDASOINIT K QDBSSUDF2 QSYS *SRVPGM. This is caused by the dashboard being operational by default in navigator for i and cannot be disabled. Some end users we cannot give the permissions need...
4 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration