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IBM i

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Implicitly defined DS subfield appears in outline as Unknown(0)

I am able to have a subfield in a data structure that does not have a definition specified. The compiler determines the definition at compile-time based on other fields that overlay the field. However, the outline shows Unknown(0). Below is an exa...
almost 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Is a defect

Node.js debugger hanging

The Node.js inspector step debugger (n1) is hanging after initially starting. I've never been able to make it work past the initial startup. I've put together a video(n2) to show the full example. Having the debugger work is a necessity for learni...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Is a defect

RDI: Indicators defined in display formats are not shown in outline

Indicators defined in a display file are not shown in the outline. If I have a display file XX1234DA with a record format F01 where indicator 30 is used then it is not shown in the outline that it is used in the display file XX1234DA when there ar...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Is a defect

IBM i operating system resiliency enhancement

We request improvement in the design of the resilience of the IBMi that we currently use in the banbif bank; This is due to the constant degradation incidents that we have had over time;which was caused by faulty tranceivers with low power (trance...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Storage 7 Is a defect

Save default user name of connection

When building a deployment template (Export configuration) we have the setting com.ibm.iaccess.ResetDefaultUserOnImport=true which blanks out the user that was used at that time, however the actual user now has to enter his user each time. We shou...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Is a defect

In RDi, remove invalid error messages when using a continuation F-Spec line.

Please remove restrictions in RDI when editing code for a RPG program. The problem occurs for the F-Spec continuation line that RDi rejects. The specification works normally in SEU. The F-Spec and I-SPec are used to rename a record format and fiel...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 4 Is a defect

Pressing Alt+key to execute macro sets focus to File in the Tools line

After opgrading to 1.1.7.1 an irritating thing has started when executing macros. I have defined macros to be executed when pressing ALT+F1, ALT+F2 etc but now it executes the macro and then focus is at the "File" option in the Tools line so when ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Is a defect

Search Help Navigator for i

ACS Navigator for i Help items display but there is always the Loading in the top left corner. Ability to search the help never shows up which is available in other products. 5770XW1 V7R3M0 5101 IBM i Access Enablement Support Use Case: The help s...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Is a defect

Template fields generate erroneous RNF7031

I always clean up unused variables before program implementation and when I double click on the Error List tab in RDi after compiling a program, each template field is followed by "RNF7031: The name or indicator <field name> is not reference...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 6 Is a defect

Add support for OEM Virtual Tape Libraries in IBM BRMS Statistics Report (GO BRMS Option 12,5)

Add support for OEM Virtual Tape Libraries in IBM BRMS Statistics report (GO BRMS Option 12,5) The “Bytes Written” column is all zeroes for virtual tape volumes We have no way to audit how much data was written to our OEM Virtual Tape Library volu...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / BRMS 2 Is a defect