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improve SYSTOOLS.GENERATE_SPREADSHEET to be able to get back the generated as blob

As an alternative to save file to ifs, be able to get the resulting file as a blob. Would make serving the result on the web easier.
5 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

improvement to SEND_EMAIL, multiple recipents and attachments

Make it possible to use multiple e-mail adresses in TO_EMAIL, also add CC_EMAIL and BCC_EMAIL. Make it possible to send multiple attachments in the ATTACHMENT field.
5 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration

Provide support for null indicators in DATA-GEN in RPG

When generating JSON documents, it is a common requirement to be able to generate data like "field": null. Unfortunately, there's no easy way to do that in DATA-GEN (same problem applies to DATA-INTO in the other direction, but I see there's alrea...
5 months ago in IBM i / Application Development 3 Submitted

Add Native DCM support for ACME protocol (Automatic Certificate Management Environment)

IBM i 7.4 introduced APIs that support Native Digital Certificate Management, I would like IBM to build on this a deliver a natively supported ACME (Automatic Certificate Management Environment) protocol support to allow IBM i to automatically req...
5 months ago in IBM i / Security 2 Submitted

Functional improvement request

Hi. This is not a suggestion but a request for functional improvement. In the combination of ACS 1.1.8.5 or later + Java8, there is a problem that the popup icon is not displayed when ACS is started. I have heard that this problem has been resolve...
5 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

ACS RunSQL field list search

We use the ACS Run Sql constantly to pull data for reports and research. The F4 prompt gives us a field list for the files. Often times we have many files joined. We cannot remember all the field names of all the files on the system, but we do kno...
5 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

set coulmn width for SYSTOOLS.GENERATE_SPREADSHEET when export to excel

It would be useful to be able to set column width for each column or *auto to make width fit data when creating excelfiles from SYSTOOLS.GENERATE_SPREADSHEET. Then the result looks better when creating and sending reports from the machine.
5 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Future consideration

IWS : Info about host server job name assigned to webservice.

Hi, It would very useful to have somewhere in i.e webservice properties from information about host server job(s) assigned to specific webservice. In developement/maintenace process for IWS webservice a host server job's joblog is usually very fir...
5 months ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Future consideration

Adding Spool files in Missed Object Policy

We can see now Missed object policies do not support folder and documents or spooled files. , If we can add these also, it will useful for for many back up errors
5 months ago in IBM i / BRMS 2 Not under consideration

Improve performance of IBM i IFS File Access for Large Files

When accessing large, multimegabyte IFS files (beyond 16MB) there is a noticable lag in response times by some interfaces, such as HLL languages. The C read() function with buffer that is a C++ vector or dynamically allocated TS memory seems to ta...
6 months ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 2 Needs more information