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While the CRTSQLRPGI command contains a COMPILEOPT parameter that is used in creating modules and programs, it does not have a parameter for passing additional parameters to the CRTSRVPGM step when OBJTYPE(*SRVPGM) is used. This can result in comp...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

BRMS Enterprise - Desired Enhancement around email subject line

Would like the ability to modify the subject line of the BRMS Enterprise email function. Currently it emails a standard line that is less informative than it could be. For reference - it currently sends "Report QREPORTDFN generated for node <sy...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 4 Not under consideration

Need to see "Willing to communicate in English" field on Pipeline screen

Since our teams cover many different languages it would be very helpful to see what language the customer wishes to communicate in on the main pipeline case screen. Use Case: It would save time so we don't have to select each case to determine if ...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 1 Not under consideration

RDP - Remote Systems LPEX editor free-form SQL enhancements (better formatting)

The SQL formatting can be improved. Indent after the ON clause and after the AS clause in SQL statements. For examples go to developerWorks RD Power forum and look for the 'Free-form SQL formatting...' thread. Use Case: When embedding SQL in a RPG...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Alias name for Indicators KA-KY

Provide an alias RPG RESERVED NAME for Indicators KA-KY. Suggested alias names: *INFK01-*INFK24*F01-*F24 Use Case: Indicators KA-KY are more simple to communicate with the DDS Dispaly,since it does not use up indicatore 01-99. But the problem with...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 4 Not under consideration

Make 'diff' command POSIX compliant with binary files

The 'diff' command is not POSIX compliant when it comes to binary files. The standard says: Diff Binary Output Format In the POSIX locale, if one or both of the files being compared are not text files, an unspecified format shall be used that cont...
about 7 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Disable sensitive information on welcome page starting with version 8.6.0-SP1

Since update of 8.6.0 to SP1 the welcome page of the HMC displays different information from our hardware systems including information about servicable events etc.
about 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 4 Not under consideration

filebeat for IBM i / PASE

Enable filebeat to run on IBM i PASE. If not possible, enable an OpenSource substitute for filebeat. Filebeat is a very popular log shipper for solutions such as IBM Log Analysis and OpenSource ELK Use Case: log files generated and written to the ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Not under consideration

BRMS Track changed objects since last save VS scan

We have a customer with 18 million objects in the IFS- the customer does incremental saves for the IFS and they still run 30+ hours on LTO6. On a daily basis- very little data changes, but the system scans the entire IFS to find the objects that a...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 6 Not under consideration

support for Field Procedure for Date fields with default value Current date

Currently field procedure cannot be applied to DATE type fields with default value ‘Current date' I would like to know if there is any way to remove this limitation. Use Case: Field Procedure
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration