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ACS OCT 2017 - Add a remove button on Preferences...Changing Passwords window

In ACS Oct 2017 verision. Preferences...Passwords tab...Changing IBM I Passwords.There's a change button.I need a REMOVE button to delete the entry.I accidentally added a connections with the wrong userid and now I can't get rid of the entry. Use ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

Check the variable declaration when compiling the SQL Stored Procedure

There is a problem that variable declaration check is not performed when compiling (creating) a stored procedure, which causes an error in execution. --------------------------------------- (Example 1)IF SQLCODE = 100 THENSET O_MSG = '';ELSESET O_...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Delivered

ACS - provide option when defining .hod to allow optional loading into common screen or its own detached group tabs

For those of us who need to work with multiple systems/LPARs, starting 5250 sessions either loads into 1 screen or all are loaded into separate screens grouped by the system being logged in to? Use Case: I have defined multiple batch sessions. Eac...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

Multiple conditions on a breakpoint on RPG/COBOL programs

As we can do with C programs Use Case: To debug quickly
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Delivered

Navigator Peformance Monitor copy feature

Allow me to create a monitor from an existing copying only the filter parameters. You can preload the filter panels and then make me finish the monitor Use Case: In ACS Performance plugin, select an existing monitor, go to actions or right click a...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Delivered

Cmd DLYJOB. Missing RSMDATE parameter

Cmd DLYJOB has RSMTIME parameter, it is almost meaningless without RSMDATE parameter. There are 2 methods how to fix it: 1. Add a parameter RSMDATE with the default value of *CURRENT. 2. Add a parmeter RSMDATTIM (date-Time) in *ISO format, it will...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 4 Delivered

Adding System i Navigator Management Central Definitions (Command & Package) to IBM Navigator for i

Add functionality to IBM Navigator for i that is similar to Management Central in System i Navigator. Functions under the 'Definitions' tab: Command and Package give us the ability to send commands and packages to our entire environment in one pla...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Delivered

Enable IBMI V7R2 EDGE server for Electronic service Agent

We are required to setup IBM ESA successful for V7R3 and DS8886/Power E880 HMC, but can't setup successful in V7R2. Use Case: for customer at banking environment , we can't open too many IP & port for ESA. We are able to open firewall for esup...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / PTF and Service 3 Delivered

Display Parameters When Hovering Over External Procedure Calls

Display Parameter definitions when hovering over external procedure calls in the same way that happens when hovering over internal procedure calls. Use Case: I use content assist to add an external procedure call, and it displays the parameter nam...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Delivered

SNMPWALK should also return the IASP number in their result

SNMPWALK currently only return:HOST-RESOURCES-MIB::hrStorageDescr.2 = STRING: Independent ASPHOST-RESOURCES-MIB::hrStorageDescr.3 = STRING: Independent ASP When there are now more than one iASP on the system with the same size, it's hard to find o...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Delivered