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Add support for Java 17 to IBM i

Java 17 is a "LTS" or long term support version. By the time IBM i 7.5+1 comes out Java 11 will be down to only "Security Support" instead of "Active Support". IBM support for jdk8 dies April of 2025 so one might as well go to JDK17.
about 2 years ago in IBM i / JAVA 6 Delivered

Add a single VIEW to the DB2 for i Catalogue that shows all data dependencies between PFs, Tables, Logicals, Indexes and Views

No view, or combination of views, in the DB2 for i Catalogue that I am aware of can provide me with database relationships similar to what DSPDBR shows. The closest "catalogue type file" that I know of that has that is QSYS/QADBFDEP but that's not...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Delivered

Allow user to request more than 100 rows in Run SQL Scripts by default

Example: I am running a scan against the entire IFS for largest files. It takes 17-18 minutes or so to run. I can't ask for more than 100 results until after the 17-18 minutes. If I don't sit and watch it run, it closes the results before I can re...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Delivered

Multiple/Parrallel BRMS save jobs with the same media policy would result in BRM148A

When multiple BRMS save jobs with the same media policy are run concurrently at the same time, BRMS might not be able to handle it well. At times, it will throw out false exception like BRM148A.
about 2 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 4 Delivered

Support for 8k RSA Keys

The company have switched from an internal CA Certificate 3-tier with the Root being a 4k key to a new Internal CA which is 2-tier with the Root being a 8K key. As per Case TS009365368 - we were informed that IBMi currenlty do not support 8k RSA k...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Security 4 Delivered

In the new portal of the Navigator for i not exist PowerHa option

In the new portal of the Navigator for i not exist PowerHa option. The option PowerHa not exist in the Navigator for i in page http://serverip:2002/Navigator/login in other hand, with the page http://serverip:2004/ibm/console/login if the option e...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / PowerHA 4 Delivered

New Nav - Graphs for disk need to graph all asps on a system in one graph

I have an a set of lpars with DB2 mirror. So I have a SYSBAS and two iASPs. This db2 sql will retreive the storage status for all ASPs: select ASP_NUMBER, DEVD_NAME, DISK_UNITS, PRESENT, TOTAL_CAPACITY_AVAILABLE, TOTAL_CAPACITY, DEC(DEC(TOTAL_...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Delivered

New Nav - Work Management tables/panels need to retrieve ALL ASP objects NOT just SYSBAS

In New Nav, JOBQs, OUTQs, SBSD, JOBDs, MSGQs, need to search all ASPs, not just SYSBAS. Examples: Work Management SBSD, retrieving jobq entries that reside in an iASP library do not show up. On the green screen, it shows 58 jobq entries. In the Ne...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Delivered

add information from WRKMLMBRM to BRMS SQL Services

can use information from Tape Library in SQL f.e. query for media which are *EJECT in BRMS but still in library
about 2 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 1 Delivered

Creating a bootable USB stick for IBMi is no longer possible under Windows 10 and 11.

Since the latest Windows updates it is no longer possible to use UDF images for example B_Group1_.... to a bootable for IBMi (I-BASE...) USB stick. The new system program PARTMGR.SYS must be replaced with an older version to make it work again. Pl...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Install and Upgrade and Licensing 1 Delivered