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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...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Delivered

Regular expression scan and replace

Please add 'replace' to the regular expression search. In particular, the ability to use back references to capturing groups is very much desired. Use Case: I had an SQL script that was several hundred lines long which I wanted to put into a CL pr...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 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

Please enhance Web Service Client for DCM applid

We need to have the Web Services Client enhanced to allow use of a DCM application id. We have hit an issue where the user profile must have read/execute access to the default KDB. Our clients will not allow this and don't want to maintain a separ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Delivered

ACS completely locked during SQL execution

Latest version of ACS hangs when executing long running SQL statement via SQL Scripts. Use Case: If I run a SQL script that runs for minutes (say 5) it locks all of my active ACS sessions, including 5250. Not very good. Also scrolling thru the SQL...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Delivered

ACS - Run Command

IBM has done a good job replacing "System i Navigator" with the "Access Client Solutions" product. However there are a few features that System i Navigator provided that are not present in the ACS product. One feature I would like to request that ...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Delivered

Expansion of password length for BRMS DDM Conncetions

IBM i allows for passwords of lengths up to 128 characters, to accommodate various security requirements. In our case, user passwords must be a minimum of 12 characters, and we are planning a move to a minimum length of 15 characters, for enhanced...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 1 Delivered


I have a user that refuses to give up spreadsheets and Sequel ViewPoint, because of SVP files that work as OLAP reports. These are huge, emailable files that contain the data and are a nuisance. Our users do not have access to the BIP for security...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Db2 Web Query 0 Delivered

Administration Runtime Expert for i

This is RFE is for IBM i product: 5733ARE - IBM Administration Runtime Expert for i (Application Runtime Expert) Under 'System Environment' selection- component User IDs I would like to request that we have the ability to build a template to revie...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 3 Delivered