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IBM i

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ACS Integrated File System-Double click on file

ACS Integrated File System does not allow you to double-click on a file and open it. RDi supports this, and so do the file manage apps included in PC operating systems. When you double-click on a file, it show perform the same functionality as cho...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Planned for future release

IBM DB2 SQL Table: Database Manger Identity / Duplicate Key

Change SQL to support unique identity columns. Where unique identity columns are automatically unique (pk/uk constraint), automatically skip numbers that already exist, and only throw exception if file is out of available numbers. We use identity ...
14 days ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 0 Submitted

Add user registry and TAI to RSE APIs

Hello, Concerning the use of Remote System Explorer APIs (RSE API), we currently use basic authentication + a session. This opens up many possibilities (IFS access, SQL queries, CL command calls, etc.) to all users (within the limits of thei...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Web Serving 0 Submitted

add email importance to the SNDSMTPEMM command

There is currently no way to flag an email with high importance in the IBMi SNDSMTPEMM command. The old SNDDST command had 2 additional options that are not included in SNDSMTPEMM. Content importance . . . . . . . *NORMAL *NORMAL, *LOW, *HIGH Prio...
8 days ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 0 Submitted

adding python packages in ACL list

In order to demonstrate to customers that iSeries systems are usable in multiple environments, I developed in RPGLE some applications that use python packages to generate excel formats (xlsx), to read/write information to different databases or to...
8 days ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Submitted

BRMS Web GUI interface needs to be made available for 5770BR1

Fortra has developed a web interface for BRMS replacing the old web navigator interface that was deprecated. This new interface is only available in the new software subscription for BRMS, 5770BR2 with PTFs SJ00271and SJ00272.Not every customer is...
15 days ago in IBM i / BRMS 2 Not under consideration

Improve ARE (Administration Runtime Expert) Scheduler to allow a SysAdmin to Manage the ARE Tasks

We find ARE (Administration Runtime Expert) to be a fantastically useful Tool for monitoring and fixing IBM i Systems. Currently IBM ARE has it's own job scheduler to allow you to run templates automatically, which is ideal However, the ARE schedu...
29 days ago in IBM i / System Management 0 Submitted

Add a new option on CRTDUPOBJ to replace the object

Create a new option REPLACE(*YES|*NO) on the CRTDUPOBJ command that will replace the TO object if it exists. This will allow you to use Wildcards and just replace the object. The use case for this is so, we need to copy objects from one library to...
4 months ago in IBM i / Core OS 0 Under review

Add availability info (version/release/TR) to Info Center

Please add availability info to RPGLE BIFs, SQL functions/procedures, catalog views and IBM i services (like table functions, etc.). Some information like: Available since 7.3 TR 2 and 7.4 This would make it easy to check backward compatibility.
4 months ago in IBM i / Documentation 3 Submitted
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*ESCAPE messages for SAVLIB

We have received MONMSG for CPF3795 in every SAVLIB running in our CL program: https://ecurep.mainz.de.ibm.com/rest/download/28061%2C100%2C838/2018-04-06/28061.100.838.SOURCE.txt?astext=true&fileSize=83568 But, when CPF3795 is reported saving ...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 5 Not under consideration