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Status Delivered
Workspace IBM i
Categories IBM i Access Family
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 10, 2020

Add extra Keywords &SYSNAME and &SYSDESC to Watermark Options

Currently the Watermark function you can use keywords :

Computer name
&HOST - Host name defined within the emulator session.
&ID - Current session ID.
&NAME - Current session name.
&USERN - User name that started the JVM.

It would be useful to add in two more:
&SYSTEM - The value placed System Name Variable
&DESCRIPTION - The value placed in the System Description

Use Case:

&SYSTEM would be an advantage over the existing &HOST value where DNS is not used and the IP address is specified on the connection tab.

&DESCRIPTION would be an advantage where you wanted to use a longer substitution text string in your watermark.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Aug 7, 2020

    This is available in the August 2020 update.

  • Guest
    Jul 21, 2020

    This is planned for our next update. We have added keywords &SYSNAME and &SYSDESC.