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CRTDUPOBJ command update a status file or periodically send a message to the job log that indicates the percent complete

There isn't an interface to the CRTDUPOBJ command that allows us to monitor the status, nothing found in Advanced analysis too, So have the CRTDUPOBJ command update a status file or periodically send a message to the job log that indicates the per...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 4 Not under consideration

Change search error details to be RDi specific

When using the search function (flashlight button) in RDi, if the search entered is something like this: &amp then you'll get an error. The error details starts talking about CL and REXX variables. It does, at the end, say to wrap the value in...
over 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

QID 11 Hidden RPC Service

QID = 11 Title=Hidden RPC Service Severity=2Impact = Unauthorized users can build a list of RPC services running on the host. If they discover vulnerable RPC services on the host, they then can exploit them.Threat= The Portmapper/Rpcbind listens o...
about 7 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

WebQuery Output selection

we want to have an option to disable or remove the "Excel Formular" and "Excel Formular (xlsx)" from the User Output Selection. In WebQuery Adminconsole is no option to disabe this. Use Case: we want to have an option to disable or remove the "Exc...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 Web Query 4 Not under consideration

Hardware Problem Reporting on 7895 model

Currently, the traditional TEST request generated by SNDSRVRQS ACTION(*TEST) or GO SERVICE option 15. Send test problem is sent to IBM Rochester Hardware Support Team. The 7895 is not supported in Rochester, thus any TEST request fails. Call Home ...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / PTF and Service 1 Not under consideration

AIX 7.2 echo vfcs | kdb is not displaying any output

when i am running kdb command on AIX 7200-03-02-184, it is not displaying any details of fcs adapters, whereas it is working find for vscsi, please let know how to fix this problem in AIX 7.2. [PRD][root@bellvpc2lpr0f aaas]# echo vfcs | kdb START ...
almost 5 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

Update pathname resolution behavior for trailing slashes to match POSIX specifications

POSIX says, for pathname resolution, that: "A pathname that contains at least one non- <slash> character and that ends with one or more trailing <slash> characters shall not be resolved successfully unless the last pathname component b...
almost 5 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

ACS RunSQL decimal seperator

In ACS (run SQL) a SELECT from a table containing numeric fields displays the values different as in "Green Screen" sql.The difference is the decimal seperator. In Green-Screen it is a Comma (on german language systems) in ACS-Run SQL it is a peri...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 7 Not under consideration

In some scenarios?DBX cannot find the plug-in and execute the commands in the plug-in

In some scenarios,DBX cannot find the plug-in and execute the commands in the plug-in when debug cobol program.
over 2 years ago in AIX 2 Future consideration

Displaying source file member text within the i Project

We would like the member description of source file members either alongside the actual source file member or available in a separate table as is available via RSE for objects on the iSeries. Use Case: We are using RDi in combination with SVN so o...
over 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration