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add file to existing savf

the request is to have the possibility to add objects to a SAVF already created and containing objects as happens for archive files eg. zip/tar.
6 months ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 1 Not under consideration

Add a SQL Function to verify JWT (JSON Web Token)

We provide Webservices on IBM. The webservice consumers do an authentication with different types of tokens, e.g. RS256 (azure) or keycloak. It is very difficult, to verify such tokens in RPGLE. Yes, there are APIs like qc3verifysignature. But it ...
6 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Enhnance XMLROW by adding an OPTION of "OPTION EXCLUDE XMLDECLARATION" to this function

When using the XMLROW function, it addes the XML header tag to each returned row. So you end up with <?xml version="1.0" ENCODING="IBM037"?> prefixing each and every row. IBM ACS and other interfaces strip off that header tag internally. But...
6 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

ACS Run SQL Scripts - add a shortcut to open a new tab

In ACS Run SQL Scripts, th user can open multiple tabs. Please add a shortcut button in the form of a small '+' button placed after the last tab currently opened, that will open a new tab when clicked. Basically, the same solutions for opening new...
6 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

JSON_UPDATE - Updating a true/false value

Whith JSON_UPDATE it is possible to modify existing JSON data. It is possbile to exchange a single value, to add a key/value pair, to exchange an existing Object, to add an existing Object, exchange an array and add a new array. ... but it is not ...
6 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Add SMTP attribute to limit number of outbound emails per minute.

Many 3rd party relay services have limits on the number of inbound emails allowed in a specified time frame from a mail server. We use SendLayer to relay emails from our IBM i server. SendLayer has a 250 email limit per minute. Would be a nice enh...
6 months ago in IBM i / Networking 3 Future consideration

Submit job where the child job inherit the submitter job's QTEMP

Such option will free the submitted (child job) from the need to create objects in its QTEMP that were already exists in the submitter job's (parent) QTEMP This can be achieved by a new SBMJOB keyword: QTEMP(*NONE, *ALL, *NOTFILES, <object type...
6 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 3 Not under consideration

5733-ICC - Add a LIST command

Please , add a LIST or LS command to ICC
6 months ago in IBM i / Virtualization and Cloud 0 Submitted

add loop DOU_LEAVE (Do Untill Leave)

Standardization Currently if I need to loop untill end of file' I would do as follows. SETLL file1;DOU %EOF(file1); read file1; if %EOF(file1); LEAVE ENDIF; exsr SR01; ENDDO %EOF appears twice which is not perfect code. I could repalce the first l...
6 months ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 4 Future consideration

Log information to QHST when someone or something clears QSYSOPR message queue.

Makes it easy to identify who or what cleared the message queue.
6 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 1 Not under consideration