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lock being dropped when an object is deleted

I'm going to describe this behaviour I think it's strange, although notsure if it's the normal way to work. When we exclusive lock a logical file, the physicals are also locked; Iunderstand this is normal. But, if we delete the logical while it'ss...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 3 Not under consideration

Include TEXT for user profile in GO NETS/Option 12=Work with NetServer Users

Library NETSRVCMD contains several utilities, front-ended by GO NETS. A frequently used one is option 12=Work with NetServer Users, which lists which profiles have had their NetSvr access disabled. It includes the option to re-enable, too, but it ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 2 Not under consideration


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

Synchronize Contents of rootvg and NIM Alt Disk Migration

An Alt Disk Migration is run at 6:00 am but the reboot to the Alt Disk is not scheduled until 6:00 pm. During that 12 hour window, a user changes their password. So, /etc/pass is no longer up to date on the Alt Migration disk. It would be nice to ...
over 7 years ago in AIX 0 Not under consideration

Add User Input History to IBM i ACS

I'm in the process of migrating 66 countries from a 3rd party tool Seagull to IBM i Access Client Solutions. There is a function that Seagull has that IBM doesn't and our users are asking for IBM to add it. In Seagull, Auto-Entry can be found unde...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Not under consideration

Evitar que un abrazo mortal paralice la maquina

Cuando se presenta una situación de LCKW masivos, mientras se encuentran los trabajos que están en abrazo mortal, la maquina deja de responder.La búsqueda es bastante dispendiosa, cuando encontramos los trabajos causantes del LCKW masivo, lo que h...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 1 Not under consideration

Toolbar size too small

Our company use IBM i for our production reporting environment. We create custom toolbars with macros that allow them to perform multiple functions. However on the new java verison ( there is no option to increase the toolbar size along wi...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Copy/Paste signon to IBM i

Our company uses IBM i for our production reporting. However on the newest version ( which is java based there is no longer the option to copy and paste by right clicking with the mouse in the user nor password field whereas the old iSerie...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Program to System Field (P-Field) To Include Position Cursor

Instead of setting an indicator (00-99) to each field and having to set it separately and remember the indicator used with the limit from (00-99). The Program to System field indicator is very handy here. But the P-Field indicator cannot change/se...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 5 Not under consideration

Complete QSQGNDDL API Output

The QSQGNDDL API does not return the DATFMT / TIMFMT options that can be specified on a CREATE PROCEDURE statement when using the API to generate the source for a previously supported stored procedure. Use Case: For example: On the original create...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration