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php DB2 database extension and XML mismatch when Hebrew characters and numbers are used

Hebrew issues with DB2 and XML XML output the data in a reversed order.....Letters before Numbers while in the records are in the database as numbers(date) than Hebrew letters (see attachment) IBM i DB2 database record:see attachment
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Is a defect

Where am I in?

Since the notion of position (procedure/routine) is very important implementing it using CTRL + SHIFT + O (and CTRL + F5 to remove) is not satisfactory especially because it's not available during a search (i.e. CTRL + F). A better solution would ...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Not under consideration

C API _Rlocate add ability to use key other than string

_Rlocate only accepts a string as the key to use for search. For files which are keyed by other variables (INT etc) the locate does not find the required record. Use Case: _Rlocate on a file with a keyed access path which is an integer does not re...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - Other 7 Not under consideration

Include OS user(used with PowerVC) information in PowerVC backup

OS users are created to manage PowerVC roles. But PowerVC backup does not include OS user information.
about 7 years ago in PowerVC 1 Not under consideration

Upgrading the %XLATE bif

The third parameter of the %XLATE bif is the string to be translatedas per the manual: string = %XLATE(lo:up:'rpg dept'); The problem with this bif is that this string must be defined in the source code. But the the problem is that CCSID's for dif...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 6 Not under consideration

Notes in HMC

Add a field to edit in LPAR view.
about 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under consideration

Retrieve CPU Values from WPARs

WPARs in AIX are not able to retrieve CPU info which is required by ILMT v9.2, so IBM support advised me to open this RFE to get this changed.
over 7 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

How to migrate .xld file from CAE to ACS (CB)

How to migrate .xld file from CAE to ACS (CB) Use Case: Client Emulator DBSC Translate TableActor: Customer
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

ACS, RSS create new action for commenting code mid line

When commenting code using the new fantastic short cut of CTRL+/ the RUN SQL Scripts comments out the entire line. GREAT. But it would make the tool even better to allow for a new action to comment out (double dash space) at the cursor. Use Case: ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

HA 7.1 MultiCast Functionality

HA 7.1 multi cast functionality is not working correctly... Request to send to the switch on first attempt to sync the cluster... After a reboot of the nodes the cluster cannot sync because a new request is not send to the cluster... The cluster e...
over 7 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Not under consideration