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Add a SQL Function to verify JWT (JSON Web Token)

We provide Webservices on IBM. The webservice consumers do an authentication with different types of tokens, e.g. RS256 (azure) or keycloak. It is very difficult, to verify such tokens in RPGLE. Yes, there are APIs like qc3verifysignature. But it ...
9 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Enhnance XMLROW by adding an OPTION of "OPTION EXCLUDE XMLDECLARATION" to this function

When using the XMLROW function, it addes the XML header tag to each returned row. So you end up with <?xml version="1.0" ENCODING="IBM037"?> prefixing each and every row. IBM ACS and other interfaces strip off that header tag internally. But...
9 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

ACS Run SQL Scripts - add a shortcut to open a new tab

In ACS Run SQL Scripts, th user can open multiple tabs. Please add a shortcut button in the form of a small '+' button placed after the last tab currently opened, that will open a new tab when clicked. Basically, the same solutions for opening new...
9 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

JSON_UPDATE - Updating a true/false value

Whith JSON_UPDATE it is possible to modify existing JSON data. It is possbile to exchange a single value, to add a key/value pair, to exchange an existing Object, to add an existing Object, exchange an array and add a new array. ... but it is not ...
9 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Submit job where the child job inherit the submitter job's QTEMP

Such option will free the submitted (child job) from the need to create objects in its QTEMP that were already exists in the submitter job's (parent) QTEMP This can be achieved by a new SBMJOB keyword: QTEMP(*NONE, *ALL, *NOTFILES, <object type...
9 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 3 Not under consideration

Log information to QHST when someone or something clears QSYSOPR message queue.

Makes it easy to identify who or what cleared the message queue.
9 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 1 Not under consideration

CENTER 3D

Machines Agricole
10 months ago in Power Ecosystem Software / All components 1 Not under consideration

ACS Scratch Pad

Scratch Pad is a great tool. It allows us to enter some small documentation, and saave it in a file. It will be great, if we can reopen the scratch Pad file that we created early, and reuse the information.
10 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

MVP for PowerVM VIOS

Today, IBM supply ISO images for the target PowerVM VIOS levels via entitled software distribution channel. However considering the overall security and audit posture for the clients ,can IBM look at providing a 'slimmer' VIOS image that only cont...
10 months ago in PowerVM VIOS 1 Not under consideration

Local scope parameter for dow / dou ( perhaps for-each)

I don't expect that RPG will support lambda functions, nor iterators, however it will be easy for users to implement this kind of functionality if a local scopeed loop parameter could be provided by RPG to a user procedure. This will provide a bet...
10 months ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 7 Not under consideration