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We are using Navigator for web Application Administration in r710,720 restricting the default access .There is a discrepancy on the database function All the left panel options will display the IBM i Navigator Message Help Minimize Maximize Messag...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

IBM Connections 5.0/5.5: Make threads in the forums sortable by date

I have not found any "IBM Connections 5.0/5.5" in the product selection. Therefore, I have classified this as "ibm i". Threads in the application forums should be sortable by date. It should be selectable by the user whether the newest posts shoul...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 2 Not under consideration


If you copy a list of vertical data and paste it in iAccess Client, it will paste it as copied, while the desired results is to be pasted horizontal. Use Case: Data:123456654321 Copying the above will paste it as copied, rather than horizontally.
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Allow hashed passwords for IBM i JDBC connections

We are using JDBC for connecting from Linux systems to our IBM i databases.There are multiple scripts which automatically and periodically process all available databases. Currently we could either input the password every time a script is execute...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Default button in Access Client Services data transfer

Please set the default button in a .dtfx or .dttx as "Start transfer" instead of "Open Data Transfer Request." Use Case: I have many saved .dtfx icons and .dttx icons, and I often have one hand on the keyboard while opening them. I'd like to start...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration

From RBD/RDPi under Data perspective using Generate DDL producing incomplete SQL statement for Logical File (LF) in iSeries

In RBD&RDPi from Data perspective Generating DDL definition from an existing Logical File (LF) is populating incomplete SQL statement and getting error on execution. I am on IBM RBD (Version and IBM RDPi (Version 8.0.3). Under Data pe...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Default .sqlxeditor_project does not appear in the Navigator view under Data Perspective

In RDPi (V8.x.x) from Data Perspective in the Navigator view the default .sqlxeditor_project does not appears in the first time. Once you open a SQL Script then only it will bring the .sqlxeditor_project. Now if I have saved my existing SQL Script...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

In RDPi from RSE same user created filter name appears for more than one iOS connection

Created a permanent filer in RSE for one iOS connection but all the other iOS connections also displays the same filter name where as expanding the filter shows Empty list. For one iOS connection if I have 10 filters and for a different iOS connec...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Errors on SQL Scrapbook of Data Perspective in RBD & RDPi (Ver 8.0)

While using SQL Scrapbook in Data Perspective from RBD + RDPi (Ver 8.0) found some issues. 1. After writing a SQL statement moving the cursor into the next line and then right click the mouse and then select Execute Current Text or press Alt + S c...
almost 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

RD Power Security Issues

User not authorized to SAV* and FTP commands should be able to see all the application source members, but COULD NEITHER change them NOR transfer them to any other system/partition. Use Case: Real Scenario from customer environment- QSECURITY = 40...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration