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Status Delivered
Workspace IBM i
Categories Db2 for i
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 30, 2017


With OUTPUT_QUEUE_ENTRIES, we have SIZE and PAGES however we don't have RECORDS which would correspond to the MAXRCDS setting on the CRTPRTF and CHGPRTF commands. Can a RECORDS column value be added to the View & UDTF?

Use Case:

Where RECORDS > 99999999;

To determine how many print files require MAXRCDS(*NOMAX) before an OS upgrade which means their record count has gone beyond the command limit of 99,999,999.

Idea priority Low
  • Guest
    Dec 1, 2022
    This enhancement was delivered in December 2022 with IBM i 7.5 PTF Group level 3 and IBM i 7.4 PTF Group level 23.

    The OUTPUT_QUEUE_ENTRIES view and OUTPUT_QUEUE_ENTRIES table function have been enhanced. New columns that return TOTAL_RECORDS and MAXIMUM_RECORDS have been added, along with a USER_DEFINED_DATA column.

    The documentation for these services are located at these links:

    Db2 for i development team
    IBM Power Systems Development
  • Guest
    Jan 6, 2021

    IBM will use this request as input to planning but no commitment is made or implied. This request will be updated in the future if IBM implements it.