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Change the RPG compiler to add an option like ALIGN(*FULL)

The C compiler pads out a struct so that its length is a multiple of its alignment. So if the struct contains a pointer, the length will be a multiple of 16. RPG does not do this, even with the ALIGN keyword, so the RPG data structure might be up ...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 4 Delivered

IBM Navigator for i and Kerberos

Would it be possible to implement the Kerberos connection to IBM Navigator for i Use Case: When IBM Navigator For I is launched from IBM i Access Client Solution, it is mandatory to connect with his user ID / password, while for other ACS function...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / System Management 5 Delivered

Security for i Access Client Solutions

We need an option to setup the minimum Version of iAccess client Solutions (iACS) which is allowed to connect to a system i LPAR. Additional we need to be able to restrict some functions / modules of iACS to be executed on a system i LPAR for defa...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Delivered

Access Client Solution - Data Transfer Request - Detailed error message

When a data transfer request is rejected by an Exit Point security program, a dialog is presented which only states, "The function did not complete successfully." I'm requesting information to help determine why the function did not complete--spec...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

In the Run SQL Scripts tool, when using "library.table" naming convention, double clicking on the library name should only select the library name and not the whole "library.table" string

This is how it works with "library/table". If you double-click on "library" the word "library" will be highlighted. But if you are using "library.table" and double-click on "library" it will highlight the entire string. It's cumbersome and inconsi...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

RDI: Indicators in column 71-76 are shown referenced but not modified in outline

In the outline in RDI indicators in column 71 to 76 are shown as referenced instead of modified. This makes it dificult to see where an indicator is changed. Use Case: For example the indicators 65, 16 and 75 are in colunm 71 to 76 c seton 65C Fie...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Delivered

iAccess: Allow keystroke buffering to be turned off

In some cases, we need to turn off keystroke buffering. I believe this was a feature in the old 5250 emulation software. Use Case: Some users get themselves in trouble by hitting keys while the system is running a job. Then when the system returns...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

IBM i Access for Windows ODBC driver has dependency on C++ 2005 library

NB - Don't know if product is right as this should refer to"IBM i Access for Windows ODBC driver "and I couldn't find it in the list and couldn't move on without having something in the list! Microsoft have indicated that they have withdrawn suppo...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

Host server jobs

Qualys vulnerability scan is run against iseries environment on a weekly basis. the purpose of running this scan is to fix any issues in the iseries.When these scans are run on a weekly basis it causes elevated CPU utilization and since these scan...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 6 Delivered

Access Client Solution - Data Transfer Browse Enhancement

In the "older" Client Access Transfer from, once you selected browse to select a DB2 file, you could right click the file, select properties, and get the file name. This was very useful to the end user when developing a transfer to find their data...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered