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Command or tool to find objects inside the IFS

It would be very helpful and useful to have a command or tool to search for objects in the IFS directory structure, by name, by date, by extension, and other criteria.Something like WRKOBJ OBJ(*ALL/P*) for example.
about 1 month ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 3 Not under consideration

Host Service Should Ignore Expired Certificates

Today I experienced that as long as an expired certificate exists, the associated services on power i (e.g. login, database, ddm) do not work and deny access despite the fact there is another certificate that is active on the same services. By del...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Security 1 Under review

add the Julia language to the IBM i ecosystem

I discovered recently a project of portage of Julia language on Power platform. I would be very interested by a portage specific to the IBM i machines, with a DB2 for i connector optimized for this environment. The presence of this modern and high...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Languages - Other 2 Submitted

Performance Cycling at 12:00 AM on multiple Lpars cause CMC Enterprise core usage to peak lasting 800 microseconds giving very high average core usage

Let.s say you have purchased IBM CMC Enterprise Pools2.0 concept, and you have license for 10 core and 1 core credit. Your average per minute usage is between 6-7 core all day. But a 12:00 AM when performance collection is cycled on all your ibm i...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Performance Tools 0 Submitted

Allow PTF Groups to be ordered using deltas

We have developed a tool that can compare the PTF Group levels installed on a system and those available from IBM. When we see a difference between the group levels we use SNDPTFORD to order the PTF's directly to an Image Catalog ready for install...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / PTF and Service 1 Functionality already exists

Problem to detect infected files or AR attack if mount from Unix is used

Dear center /support 1.The usage capabilities of NFS are similar to those of shared folders. Nevertheless, the QIBM_QPWFS_FILE_SERV exit point is not alerted by operations made in NFS. This opens a security gap as our Anti-Ransomware is based on t...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 3 Future consideration

Allow optional input parameters in IWS / Websphere Service

Allowing optional input parameters on IWS / Websphere services would prevent requiring consumers of the APIs to pass in variables that are not being used. This would make the request look better and reduce bandwidth.
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Future consideration

DLTIMGCLG -- disks goes 100% busy

Deleting an image catalog and its related IFS.files using this command DLTIMGCLG IMGCLG(myImgClg) KEEP(*NO) causes the disks to be 100% busy. This simply kills the system, putting everything to a halt. And it can not be interrupted once started. I...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Install and Upgrade and Licensing 2 Is a defect

Add Support For Editing Records Natively in Access Client Solutions (ACS) Using the Schema (db2) Function

When using the new Access Client Solutions (ACS) software, we can view physical file (database) records by using the Schema function and browsing through the respective Libraries and Tables. However, there is currently no support to natively edit ...
about 2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

get_xml_file() need to be encoding agnostic

The get_xml_file() is a fantastic tool to load XML files from the IFS. However it will fail if data is stored in utf-16LE format.
about 2 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration