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Add Availability of SQL Table Functions to Documentation

SQL Table Functions are great, but dangerous to use if used in commercial or Open Source Software, because the documentation lacks release information. Please add the release and the technology refreshes since when a SQL table function is availabl...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Documentation 2 Delivered

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almost 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

Abillity to specify the From Address in SNDSMTPEMM

Currently there is now option in SNDSMTPEMM to specify a From Address like the QtmmSendMail API using a mime file is able to. When many different users are sending emails from the system it will use the current users alias, but this is not accepta...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Networking 5 Delivered

SQL service to list hardware components, locations and adapter card firmware levels

Records of hardware assets and firmware levels is increasingly important. In the same way that the SQL services for PTF/system firmware has greatly simplified the management of PTFs, this enhancement would ensure that adapter cards are not overloo...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Delivered

Subsystem rotuing by IP address for QZDASSINIT (SSL/TLS) connections

In Navigator Heritage there were the chance to manage rotuing for incoming connection in SSL/TLS to a specific server QZDASSINIT in any subsystem, custom too. This was the link:
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Delivered

ACS - Run Command

IBM has done a good job replacing "System i Navigator" with the "Access Client Solutions" product. However there are a few features that System i Navigator provided that are not present in the ACS product. One feature I would like to request that ...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Delivered

Add property to ACS to limit access to the IFS path

Add the ability to set the ifs location of that particular ACS configuration and dont allow the users to go up from the path they started with. This would be done in the ACS properties file.
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Delivered

Expansion of password length for BRMS DDM Conncetions

IBM i allows for passwords of lengths up to 128 characters, to accommodate various security requirements. In our case, user passwords must be a minimum of 12 characters, and we are planning a move to a minimum length of 15 characters, for enhanced...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 1 Delivered

Add support for multiple DNS names in new Digital Certificate Manager

The need to have both the DNS and fully qualified name in the certificate Subject Alternative Name field is a requirement for secure web browser connections. The field only allows one entry to be submitted into the SANs field when creating a new c...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Security 3 Delivered

need to define subfield instead of substring for sql function display_journal

qsys2.display_journal returns as a blob a file record format (say: a structure) that include all types of subfields. today, we only can extract CHAR fields with the substring function. example: cast(cast(substring(entry_data, 155, 18) as char(18)...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Delivered