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VARCHAR_FORMAT support TZH and TZM format elements

Db2 for z/OS aleady has this https://www.ibm.com/docs/ko/db2-for-zos/13?topic=functions-varchar-format Other databases such as Oracle and Postgresql already support this
28 days ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 0 Submitted

IDS LDAP client enhancement

The IBM AIX ldap client currently does not seem to support load balancer VIP for AD domain controllers. It would be nice to have support for a load balancer VIP instead of having to define a list of comma separated domain controller servers especi...
28 days ago in AIX 0 Submitted

FIDO2 U2F Support as additional MFA options (without PowerSC)

Easys to use. HMC UI /CLI login based on multi-factor and passwordless authentication without the overpowering PowerSC.
28 days ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

AIX live update - dynamic library replacement

RECOMMENDATION: Enhance live update so that running processes utilize the new version of a library without being restarted? CURRENT ISSUE: The Live Update concepts documentation states the following indicating the potential need to restart a proc...
29 days ago in AIX 0 Submitted

Extend PCML to optionally include private (ie not exported) procedures

Breaking this part out from https://ibm-power-systems.ideas.ibm.com/ideas/IBMI-I-3437 Please add an option to include private functions/procedures in generated PCML with a tag indicating this. This part would primarily be used to generate document...
29 days ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 1 Future consideration

Extend PCML to optionally include source file & line number where data structures and procedures are defined

Breaking out this part from https://ibm-power-systems.ideas.ibm.com/ideas/IBMI-I-3437 Please add an option for the PCML generated to include the source file & line number where data structures & procedures are defined. My initial plan woul...
29 days ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 2 Future consideration

Update RPG compiler to optionally include PCML comments in the module based PCML

Breaking out this part from https://ibm-power-systems.ideas.ibm.com/ideas/IBMI-I-3437 Please update the RPG compiler to have the ability to include any comments or other information included in the IFS PCML into the module based PCML. This would w...
29 days ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 1 Future consideration

Please create SQL service to retrieve PCML from compiled modules

Breaking out this part from https://ibm-power-systems.ideas.ibm.com/ideas/IBMI-I-3437 Please create a SQL service to retrieve PCM from compiled programs like the QBNRPII but easier to use. My personal use case for this is to automatically create P...
29 days ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration

Add printing paper size - US Standard Fanfold in Win10 ACS 5250 print session

Out clients need to print paper size - US Standard Fanfold in operation. But this size option is missing in Windows 10 ACS 5250 print session.
30 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Modify USB Media Formatting to allow objects larger than 4GB

Many HMC fixes are now greater than 4GB and so can not be installed on a Physical HMC via USB removal media. This is because the HMC format removal media command uses the FAT32 format which is limited at the 4GB file size. Please modify the USB M...
about 1 month ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted