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IBM i

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"Mail from" address in SMTP email design change to allow user and domain name in lower case.

Currently the design has hard coded setting that forces Upper Case on user and domain name in SMTP on Mail From.
9 months ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Submitted

Shutdown BIF, similar as SHTDN in RPG

Add a BIF for Shutdown as in RPG. Benefitter would be CL-coder, not having to call a RPG procedure to do the check if job/subsystem/system are going down.
9 months ago in IBM i / Languages - CL (Control Language) 1 Submitted

DDS: ASSUME keyword should be mentioned in the manual with the WINDOW keyword

In the DDS manual for display files I would like that for the WINDOW keyword it is added that if a dummy record with the ASSUME keyword exists in the display file then the display will not be cleared. It could be added in the "related reference" s...
9 months ago in IBM i / Languages - Other 0 Submitted

IBM i DCM - Last used timestamp for each certificate

For the purpose of housekeeping the certificate stores in IBM i DCM, it would be very useful to enhance DCM to be able to show the "Last Used Time Stamp" and also "Use Count" for EACH certificate in the store so that system admin can efficiently s...
9 months ago in IBM i / Security 2 Submitted

Have a straight access (button) to system debugger on the 5250 emulator.,

Faster than opening SQL and then Execution and then system debugger...
10 months ago in IBM i / Application Development 1 Submitted

Allow more than 10000 lines on System Debugger

When debugging old COBOL programs made with a software générator, 10 000 lines is not enought
10 months ago in IBM i / Application Development 0 Submitted

Allow conditional service break point in iASP environment

Conditional service breakpoints do not work in an iASP environment. The 'WHEN' clause on a service breakpoint does not work in an iASP envrionment. We have thousands of jobs and threads servicing tens of thousands of customer connections to our sy...
11 months ago in IBM i / Application Development 4 Submitted

Digital Certificate Manager - Automatically import CA certificates from 'Populate with CAs' list on certificate import if signature matches.

We currently have a 'Populate with CAs' function in DCM that has most well known third party CA certificates that can be selected and imported into the *SYSTEM store. It would be extremely helpful if we could automatically import CA certificates f...
11 months ago in IBM i / Security 1 Submitted

Fix NetServer jobs to start with AUTOSTART(*YES)

Problem: Netserver jobs do not autostart with CHGTCPSVR SVRSPCVAL(*NETSVR) AUTOSTART(*YES). This issue has been reported in some CASEs and others.Customers are guided to add STRTCPSVR *NETSVR to QSTRUPPGM. Fix NetServer jobs to start with AUTOSTAR...
11 months ago in IBM i / Application Development 1 Submitted

improve MERGE by adding the option "WHEN NOT MATCHED BY SOURCE THEN DELETE"

Today, it is impossible to use the DELETE clause behind WHEN NOT MATCHED.Some DBMS other than DB2 allow this.Would it be possible to add this feature, like in this example ? MERGE target_table USING source_table ON merge_condition WHEN MATCHED THE...
11 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Submitted