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Enhance SQL Error Log Function to display variable value(s) in the SQL string displayed in the STATEMENT_TEXT column rather than the "?".

Helps to identify the specific values when the error or warning occured.
8 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration

Greek characters on user profile description in iNAV interface

We want to be displayed the Greek characters in user's profile description when browsing users through the new iNAV web interface, just as it has been in old Heritage Navigator and until previous release V7R3! We cannot change profile descriptions...
8 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration

UUID datatype for IBMi

A UUID is a Universally Unique Identifier, meaning that these identifiers are unique over your whole DB; even better unique" across space and time". UUID's are stored in 128bit format and follow a standarized format (rfc4122) This makes the type a...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 5 Future consideration

SAVLIBBRM and SAVOBJBRM *DTACPR option

We have raised a call TS015223912 for the data compression on SAVLIB and SAVLIBBRM. It is found that SAVLIB/SAVOBJ have 7 options for user to choose the compression rate, but SAVLIBBRM/SAVOBJBRM only have 3. There is an Command for SAVLIBBRM and S...
4 months ago in IBM i / BRMS 1 Future consideration

Use checksums for testing files for changes.

Today RDi uses timestamps for testing local and remote members for changes. If the timestamps do not match, the Remote Reconciler assumes that a member was changed on the local or remote system. But of course that may not be true. For example, mem...
7 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration

Run command in Navigator for i

In the "old" System i Navigator it was possible to run a command on one/many systems or groups. It has become clear that the New Navigator for i is the way to go to manage the IBM i infrastructure. Therefore this request to be able to run a comman...
12 months ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Future consideration

Query Supervisor: Update ADD_QUERY_THRESHOLD procedure to add filters to restrict or allow users by Gruop Profiles

Update ADD_QUERY_THRESHOLD procedure to add filters to restrict or allow users by Gruop Profiles. I think this capability can be enhanced add INCLUDE_GRPPRF and EXCLUDE_GRPPRF to allow more filters when we have the user profiles organized by Group...
3 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Future consideration

Enable Application Runtime Expert to write status messages to a message queue

To help the uptake of Application Runtime Expert, I feel it would be very useful for it to be able to write verification checks (success/failures) to a user-definable message queue. This will help teams integrate ARE into their monitoring tool(s) ...
3 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

Add syslog facility to MESSAGE_QUEUE_INFO table function

This facility already exists for the history log and audit journal table functions, but those are quite limited in scope as many events will not occur in either source. Having the facility to retrieve messages in the same way for ad hoc message qu...
4 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration

SQLRPGLE precompiler - allow usage of large VARCHARS by interpreting the same as SQLTYPE(CLOB)

Currently you cannot use large RPGLE VARCHARs (length >= 32705) in EXEC SQL statements. I suggest updating the SQL precompiler and SQL processing so that they can be. This would remove the need for defining SQLTYPE(CLOB) in new programs, VARCHA...
11 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration