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IBM i

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Provide a view to list all files/objects which have authority collection turned on (i.e. AUTCOLVAL(*OBJINF))

Due to the nature of authority collection, it's common to leave it turned on for days/weeks. It's easy to lose track of what objects are being collected. Checking across the entire LPAR is generally not feasible (including the IFS). One roundabout...
2 months ago in IBM i / Security 3 Delivered

Add license expiration to list of systems screen in Navigator

I'd like to see the results of this sql: select license_expiration from qsys2.license_info where product_id in ( '5770SS1' ) and feature_id= '5050' and installed= 'YES' ; On each system in the dashboard view Suggested spot for result
2 months ago in IBM i / System Management 4 Delivered

Two-way communication framework

Currently, Instana is only able to collect information from IBMi but not able to feed requests back to IBMi. This is an important piece which our team used to reply and acknowledge events directly from user interface instead of logging into each L...
4 months ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Delivered

Make copy possible from RSS joblog

When working in IBM i Access Client Solutions Run SQL Scripts you have a button to view the joblog. We use SYSTOOLS.LPRINTF a lot to add additional information to the joblog. We use it to facilitate the checking to building a string of data. As a ...
5 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

Make Access Client Solutions easier to distribute

Currently all ACS installs are manual at deployment of a user's PC and manual updates as needed if the user reports any issues and we notice they are on an older version. We have tried to package ACS into an EXE file that could be deployed through...
5 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 13 Delivered

The use of a generic parameter for the library name does not work when trying to restore multiple libraries from a BRMS backup. At times we need to restore hundreds of libraries but the parameter only works if the library exists. We believe this is a FLAW.

IBM Development can review case TS015071289 for further reference and documentation. As stated, this generic restore option should work and it should either be removed from the command prompt OR some commentary put of the HELP text to state that i...
5 months ago in IBM i / BRMS 6 Delivered

SQL scalar functions SETENV and GETENV

SQL has many ways to store and retrieve configuration parameters. Tables, global variables etc. However when SQL is not the only part of the loop environment variables is mostly used else where for common configuration. So where SQL interact with ...
6 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Delivered

QUSRBRM.CG_BACKUP_STATUS missing CTLGRP *ARC

Hello, QUSRBRM.CG_BACKUP_STATUS view is only showing backup related to control group referenced in WRKCTLGBRM *BKU. On our environment the management of journal receiver is done with CTLGRP type *ARC. We want to use the view QUSRBRM.CG_BACKUP_STAT...
6 months ago in IBM i / BRMS 3 Delivered

Include non externally described files info in the SYSPARTITIONSTAT sql view

I'm using the qsy2.syspartitionstat function to analyze physical files info, like sizing, number of members, info change dates, and others. I find it really easy to use and has a great functionality. But I was surprised that it doesn't consider th...
6 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Delivered

Do not show unused annotations for unnamed subflelds in RPG source

In Rational Developer for I, when editing ILE RPG source, an annotation icon may appear in the left margin of a source line which defines a field to notify the user that field is not used in the source program. These “Not Used” annotations may app...
6 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Delivered