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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 30, 2018

Allow multiple "system" reply lists

The system reply list is very useful for supplying automatic responses to messages, but occasionally a certain reply is only valid for a certain purpose, and not safe to set globally.

Please create a QAQQINI setting that overrides the "system" reply list to a localized one.
Message handling & the ADDRPYLE, CHGRPYLE, RMVRPYLE , WRKRPYLE should then work with the overriden one .


Use Case:

Automatic replies that aren't appropriate for all jobs.


Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Apr 23, 2020

    IBM is not planning to provide this function at this time.

  • Guest
    Oct 30, 2019

    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 - Work Management and Messaging
    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 - Core OS
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None

  • Guest
    Aug 31, 2018

    Maybe it would be better (and easier to implement) to provide a "compare program" on the reply list entry which allows you to program your own logic in determining the reply.