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IBM i

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Addition of Critical Security Patch Comparison Features via SQL Query

Currently, managing critical security patches is a major priority for IT teams to ensure the security of systems and sensitive data. However, the task of comparing applied security patches with known vulnerabilities listed in the CVE database can ...
2 months ago in IBM i / PTF and Service 2 Submitted

SRCSTMF parameter for CRTDSPF

As we are using more and more modern ways and tools to develop our software, it really hurts that one has to copy DDS sources to a member in a temporary source physical file in order to be able to create a display file. I’m pretty sure that it wou...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Application Development 1 Submitted

Include an "assigned" flag to DCM API to indicate if cert is assigned to an DCM application or not

There is an API that already exists that allows certificates stored in a DCM store be read and would include expiry date, which is useful. I am not sure what the API is called, but I know that TAATOOL provides a command (CVTCERT) that uses the IBM...
9 days ago in IBM i / Security 1 Submitted

add a %round built-in function

While %inth and %dech exist, they only allow for half up rounding and don’t have an option to round to a negative number of decimal places (e.g. 123 => 120). The %dech built-in is kind of awkward because you always must specify the size and pre...
18 days ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 0 Submitted

Make installing Visual Explain optional

When installing IBM i Access Client Solutions (ACS) the option is given to skip the installation of several components. Run SQL Scripts (RSS) always has Visual Explain included. I would like to see this treated similar as the System Debugger which...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Submitted

Provide an option to prevent ACS Run SQL Scripts from advancing to the next statement whenever a statement is executed

When you execute a query in the Run SQL Scripts tool (Ctrl-R or Run Selected) the next query in the window is automatically selected/highlighted after the executed query completes. When working with long complex queries, the automatic advancement/...
6 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Submitted

Add availability info (version/release/TR) to Info Center

Please add availability info to RPGLE BIFs, SQL functions/procedures, catalog views and IBM i services (like table functions, etc.). Some information like: Available since 7.3 TR 2 and 7.4 This would make it easy to check backward compatibility.
3 months ago in IBM i / Documentation 3 Submitted

Creation of a new function for certificate management in DCM

Currently, to manage certificates, the user needs *ALLOBJ and *SECADM permissions. I would like to have a function that allows users to manage certificates without needing these permissions.
18 days ago in IBM i / Security 0 Submitted

System list navigator

In a scenario of a company managing a significant amount of IBM i partitions it would be really important to have the ability to manage all those partitions via navigator. At the moment when a new system is defined one has to either manually enter...
8 days ago in IBM i / System Management 0 Submitted

OpenID-Connect integration with IBM HTTP server for i

Add OpenID-Connect to the existing authentication methods that are supported by the IBM HTTP server for i.
2 months ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Submitted