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IBM i

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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

Correct accuracy of inline error location in ILE C compiler for SQL

When using SQL to create a User Defined Function, the RUNSQLSTM and other interfaces generate C source code and compile it. When the developer also uses the INCLUDE statement in that same code, to pull in some "inline C" code, when there are error...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Is a defect

Show active NWSD jobs that have an NWSSTG space in an IASP under the WRKASPJOB command

If an active Network Server Description (NWSD) has a linked Network Server Storage space (NWSSTG) in an available IASP, attempting to vary off the IASP or perform a PowerHA switch will fail with CPAB8E6 'device xxx cannot be varied off at this tim...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 2 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

ACS Schema Explorer - Stored Procedure editing has bugs

Create a basic SQL stored procedure that modifys data. Leave all default options. Hit OK and procedure should be generated. Now, go edit Stored procedure. Click "Specify SET OPTION statement". Click Modify. Change default schema to a different sch...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Is a defect

Paste next function not working properly on IBM i ACS

Hi,I am using Java based version of IBM i ACS for 5250 sessions on Windows 7 PC. I am using SAVOBJ/RSTOBJ commands to backup/restore more than 15 (Say 26) objects using IBM i 5250 sessions. Only 25 objects are getting pasted on 5250 session when "...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Is a defect

i Access Client Version 1.1.7.1 and prior- display issue

Display issue. See attachment for screenshots. Use Case: See attachment with screenshot for details.
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Is a defect

Infoprint Server and Datamatrix Barcode bug

PSF for IBM i (5770SS1 option 36) or Infoprint Server for iSeries (5770IP1) seem to have a bug regarding AFPDS/IPDS output for Datamatrix barcode developed by DDS. The size of the barcode is very small and has always the same size, regardless of t...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Print 5 Is a defect

Revert search (ctrl+f) behaviour in RDi 9.0 to the way it was in RDp 8.5

When you open the search (ctrl+f) in the RPG LPEX editor in RDi 9.0.0.1, you can immediately enter the value you seek and press enter. After pressing enter, the source is positioned to the value you searched for, if it was found. Now, in RDp 8.5 y...
over 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Is a defect

Custom HTTP Header Fields Should Replace Supplied Defaults in the QSYS2 HTTP Functions

When using the QSYS2 HTTP functions, custom HTTP request fields can be supplied. These supplied fields should replace any defaults provided by the HTTP functions. For example, the HTTP request field "Host" is automatically supplied by the HTTP fun...
3 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 6 Is a defect