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IBM i

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IBM i operating system resiliency enhancement

We request improvement in the design of the resilience of the IBMi that we currently use in the banbif bank; This is due to the constant degradation incidents that we have had over time;which was caused by faulty tranceivers with low power (trance...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Storage 7 Is a defect

Save default user name of connection

When building a deployment template (Export configuration) we have the setting com.ibm.iaccess.ResetDefaultUserOnImport=true which blanks out the user that was used at that time, however the actual user now has to enter his user each time. We shou...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Is a defect

RDi, PDM perspective, Mode Member, Option 2=Edit opens source in browse mode

RFE 14402 states the following: RFE14402 Add preference to default all opens to be browse only. On Remote Systems>IBM i>Objects Subsystempreference page, there is now a 'Open source in browse mode' preference. When the above option is checke...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Is a defect

SSL session reuse (FTPS)

As a Java client program I want to use SSL session resumption on different ports. Some FTPS servers can force the client to use session resumption. For example FileZilla server shown in screenshot.In this case the client must take the SSL session ...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / JAVA 10 Is a defect

Column Sensitive Editing in **FREE

When you are editing source in totally free (**FREE), the column sensitive editing still treats the first 5 characters of the line as a comment area. When you edit code in that space, it breaks up the line improperly. Totally free does not have a ...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Is a defect

ACS plugins need to stop grabbing the ALT key when user ALT-TABs to an ACS plugin

Stop grabbing the ALT key activity when user presses ALT-TAB and then activating the menus. Use Case: On Windows platforms user press ALT-TAB, one to many times, to cycle through a list of open programs. The users then releases the ALT-TAB keys wh...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Is a defect

ACS Run SQL Scripts in separate process/thread

After launching Run SQL Scripts from a 5250 session, running a long query blocks not only the Run SQL Scripts query and result windows, but also the 5250 windows. Ideally this would run in a separate process or thread so that the 5250 sessions (mu...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Is a defect

Bug with DB2 access with NodeJs

I try to use DB2 connector for nodejs. When I call db.bindParam twice with different number of parameters, the driver raises the SQLSTATE 07001. However I have correctly close my cursor. I ship you a simple example to reproduce the problem. Use Ca...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 3 Is a defect

The += method in RPG to increment a numeric field does not show up as an (M) in the outline view for the variable.

The += method in RPG to increment a numeric field does not show up as an (M) in the outline view for the variable. We've noticed in the Outline view, that if you use the newer method of using the += symbol in RPGLE to increment a numeric field, th...
over 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Is a defect

RDI Version: 9.6.0.11 20210819_0803 Valid json_table syntax in DDL gives error when creating SQL function

json_table syntax in DDL gives error when creating SQL functionRDI Version: 9.6.0.11 20210819_0803 for select productNo_json, wantedQuantity_json, wantedDate_json, availableQuantity_json, availableDate_json from json_table ( yxdb.call_service ( UR...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Is a defect