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Integrated Web Services Server native VARCHAR support

VARCHAR parameters are not natively supported in the Integrated Web Services Server and are instead broken out into structures. In the case of incoming parameters on a RESTful web service the sender cannot simply send the character string; they mu...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 3 Delivered

IBM iSeries Client Access - Needs Workstation ID option in string

IBM iSeries Client Access Software. Launching application using C:\Users\Public\IBM\ClientSolutions\Start_Programs\Windows_i386-32\ACSLAUNCH_WIN-32.EXE -xMX1024M /Plugin=5250 /System=COR400 /name=%clientname% There is no option to add/adjust WORKS...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

PowerHA Cluster Administrative Domain - CHGUSRAUD updates on Userprofile is not replicated to other Cluster node

In case you do CHGUSRAUD on a user profile, which is a monitored resource in the Cluster administrative Domain, all changes done should be replicated to all IBMi Lpars within the cluster. Use Case: CHGUSRAUD USRPRF(USERID) AUDLVL(*CMD *NETSECURE *...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / PowerHA 6 Delivered

Add 7.4 support to the list of PTF's

Add 7.4 to document N1021943 at Use Case: service and support
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / PTF and Service 1 Delivered

Many commands are still missing the option OUTPUT(*OUTFILE) !

The As400 Is about 40 years old, and till todays day, many important commands do not have yet an OUTPUT(*OUTFILE) option, just OUTPUT(*PRINT). The programmer-user needs to do some patching to get it into a DB File or use it in a program. Here is a...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 3 Delivered

Add Support to See List of Returned HTTP Headers

The Transport C APIs of the integrated web services client currently allow a program to retrieve the status code, response data, and individual HTTP header values from a web service response. Unfortunately, there is no way today to determine which...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 2 Delivered

Hotspot Funktion

In the Option "HotSpots" you can define, that function Keys and URL are shown as 3D-buttons.Is it possible to make it look better and not ugly like now?Or Make it possible to configure the border/text-color/background-color. It would be better if ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Delivered

Shortcut keys on ACS Data Transfer dialog

In the current ACS Data Transfer function, when closing the main window after completing a transfer, the Inquiry Message dialog "Do you want to save this transfer request?" does not provide shortcut keys for the Yes/No buttons. Use Case: 1. Open t...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

Add parameter to RSTOBJ command

In the RSTOBJ command parameters it would be great to let you filter by attribute as well (FILEATR), in case you select *FILE would also specify the type (*PF, *LF, *PRTF, *DSPF, etc.) OBJTYPE > *FILE FILEATR > *PF Use Case: We usually have ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 3 Delivered

Default Remote Systems Connection

Add a flag to specify whether a connection should 'connect' at start-up. Use Case: When the Object Table or Remote Systems Explorer (RSE) views along with the Commands Log are set as fast views--then when you can select a filter to expand in the R...
about 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Delivered