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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories IBM i Access Family
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 5, 2017

Add "Map your database" to IBM i Access Client Solutions and/or IBM Navigator for i

In the deprecated System i Navigator you had this function "Map your database". It would print a graphical representation of your database. For example, if you had foreign key constraints between tables,
like those common for:
- Item Master to Item Class
- Customer Master to Customer class
- Order Header to Customer Master
- Order Line to Order Header
- Order Line to Item Master
These would all appear on the map.

If you had Join Logicals it would also show their relationships.

How do I do this in IBM i Access Client Solutions and/or IBM Navigator for i?

Use Case:

This consultant is on site and would like a map of our database for our Cognos installation.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Nov 29, 2021

    Thank you for submitting your Request For Enhancement. Due to a low vote count, this RFE is being Declined.

  • Guest
    Aug 4, 2020

    IBM understands this request and will consider it for a future code update, though no commitment is made or implied.

  • Guest
    May 29, 2020

    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 - IBM i Access Family
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - Client

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - Db2 for i
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - Client

  • Guest
    Apr 6, 2017

    I'd prefer seeing this feature added to Navigator rather than the "Run SQL Scripts" part of ACS. The data is likely already available within DB2 and just needs a graphical interface to display the map function that Navigator in Access for Windows had.