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IBM i

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improvement to SEND_EMAIL, add BLOB/CLOB as attachment

Be able to serve BLOB/CLOB objects as an attachment directly with SEND_EMAIL.
6 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

improve SYSTOOLS.GENERATE_SPREADSHEET to be able to get back the generated as blob

As an alternative to save file to ifs, be able to get the resulting file as a blob. Would make serving the result on the web easier.
6 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Functional improvement request

Hi. This is not a suggestion but a request for functional improvement. In the combination of ACS 1.1.8.5 or later + Java8, there is a problem that the popup icon is not displayed when ACS is started. I have heard that this problem has been resolve...
6 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Adding Spool files in Missed Object Policy

We can see now Missed object policies do not support folder and documents or spooled files. , If we can add these also, it will useful for for many back up errors
6 months ago in IBM i / BRMS 2 Not under consideration

Prevent the ability to share the root

The root is a big reason why the IBM i can be compromised. Can we stop the sharing of the root and if someone must share the root then they need to use an override. if the root is shared already then remove that share and if someone needs to use i...
6 months ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 3 Not under consideration

Authorization list or similar for User Profiles / Function Usage for Role Swapping

When you need to swap profiles from one "Application user" to the "real user" (for example if you are running web services), the application user must have *Use privilegies for the user profile. If you need to give permission to a user to several ...
6 months ago in IBM i / Security 2 Not under consideration

Allow partitioning of DDS created tables

As of today, a DDS created table cannot be partitioned by ALTER TABLE ADD PARTITION. In many cases, a DDS table can be converted to an SQL table, however some keywords like DATFMT are not available in SQL. Which means that those tables cannot be c...
7 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Enhance QCMDEXC Scalar function to process an entire result set

I have hit a max limit on the QCMDEXC scalar function. for example, I have 243 jobs in the job scheduler and I need to hold them all with the exception of a few. I have to run my HLDJOBSCDE command using the qcmdexc scalar function about 3 times b...
7 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Not under consideration

Create in new Navigator for i same functionality that Heritage Navigator for i with DNS configuration.

Heritage Navigator for i has a lot of options of DNS configuration. But new Navigator for i has not DNS configurations options.
7 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Not under consideration

Add db2 direct connect (db2 CLI) to be part of ACS app package for windows

application access for MS PowerBI would benefit from db2 cli direct connect. Faster performance and less data transfer off of ibm i system.
7 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration