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Db2 Web Query enhancement - document how to use repository image URL in a report column

Web Query reports could be enhanced by including an image, within a row of data. The WQ portal currently includes the ability to upload images into the repository, but it is unclear HOW to reference the image Path or URL on a report column. Please...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 Web Query 1 Delivered

Reject connections if no prestart jobs available

A change was made so that connections could be routed to a specific subsystem based on User ID. We created a subsystem for these users and created a number of prestart jobs in the subsystem for the connections with a maximum number. This was to co...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Delivered

Keep unanswered inquiry messages for qsysopr on top with different color in the new navigator for i

In IBM i Access for Windows unanswered inquiry messages were kept on top in a different color. This functionality is missing in the new navigator for i. This is very unpractical for us as we now have to filter on inquiry type and we don't see a di...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Delivered

Navigator for i

Navigator for i OS400 operating system application release 7.3 shows relevant information that an attacker could take advantage under the PMR 47794,000,661 Use Case: Attached print screen where relevant messages are evident.
over 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 5 Delivered

Add send and receive program to API QMHOLHST

Some information is missing in the data returned by the API QMHOLHST:Sending and receiving program names and instructions. The information is already present in the QHST database file in record type 0001 in position 81 to 110, so it should be easy...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 4 Delivered

Outputq description view

New SQL View or enhancement to a current view (object statistics or output_queue_info maybe?) to view output_queue_info. Reasoning, a pain point for admins is when they have to create outputq’s for new printers, they dup the object, make some chan...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 10 Delivered

RFE - BRMS D.R. script changes

Please change the BRMS report title "Recovering the Entire System" , so that step 14 D, reads as follows or at least distinguishes what the (*system) option means. d) Type the following recovery command steps: If you execute this command you will ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 4 Delivered

integrate Root CA from Let's Encrypt in JDK

integrate Root CA "DST Root X3" from Let's Encrypt in the JDK 7 & 8 Use Case: the Let's Encrypt is needed by java programs, if the application server ist running with a Lets Encrypt-SSL-Certificate
over 7 years ago in IBM i / JAVA 2 Delivered

Allow the DSPDBR command to cope with more than 52,000 logical views over a single physical file.?

The limit of 52,000 logical views over a single physical file is not a system limit as the system clearly allows a lot more logical views. The only limit is in within the DSPDBR command, which crashes when it reaches a physical with over 52,000. C...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Delivered

Access Client Solutions - Add IFS selection in Right-Click Actions Menu

It would be very useful to include the Integrated File System explorer as an option on the menu when you right click on a session and select Actions. This would work exactly like it does for the Printer Output menu option, it would bring up the IF...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered