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Status Delivered
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 6, 2017

Generate Alert for Licensed Product Key Expiration in iSeries

iSeries license program products are checked using command WRKLICINF for all products including IBM and other Vendors products.

If any License program product expiration date appears less than 30 days then there should be alert message in QSYSOPR message queue. So that it will be easy for Technical team to take action on expiration.

For Licensed Product Key Expiration like other hardware problem alerts.

Use Case:

This will help to monitor license program expiration message for all vendor products.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Aug 2, 2017

    The PTF for 7.2 referenced as pending in the previous comment is now available. The PTF number is SI64923.

  • Guest
    Jun 26, 2017

    The main delivery information was posted in the previous Comment. However, there are now two known issues with this deliverable.

    1) The procedure fails to build due to library QSYSINC in library list not existing.
    Workaround: Install SS1 Option 13. Library QSYSINC is free and delivered with Option 13. The procedure does not actually use this library, but expects it to be in the library list anyway.
    Fix: Apply these PTFs to avoid having QSYSINC added to the library list when it's not installed.
    7.3 SI64907
    7.2 Pending... This RFE will be updated again when the fix is available for IBM i 7.2
    It may be necessary, after either action above, to rebuild the missing procedure. To do so, run:
    You may also check if everything is built correctly with:

    2) The procedure fails when run with the default CCSID of 65535.
    Workaround: CHGJOB CCSID(37)
    Fix: Apply these PTFs to allow the procedure to run on any valid CCSID.
    7.3 SI64506
    7.2 SI64507

  • Guest
    Mar 1, 2017

    A LICENSE_EXPIRATION_CHECK procedure will be added to the SYSTOOLS examples.!/wiki/IBM%20i%20Technology%20Updates/page/SYSTOOLS.LICENSE_EXPIRATION_CHECK%20Procedure

    This could be called periodically from a scheduled job like so:


    This functionality will be available March 31, 2017 with DB2 PTF Groups:

    7.3 TR2 - SF99703
    7.2 TR6 - SF99702

    Please see the above link for further documentation.

  • Guest
    Jan 13, 2017

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - Install, Upgrade
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - PTF, Service
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None