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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on May 11, 2021

Ability to filter CPI1150 "not waiting for specific message" MSGW jobs

We use mostly SQL calls to monitor our IBM i partitions.
A common issue we come across on various partitions is jobs that are in status MSGW but are not waiting for a specific message (CPI1150 when you put a 7 on them in WRKACTJOB). These jobs are not of interest to our monitoring where we select jobs in MSGW for alerts. We would like to have an SQL query that excludes these type of jobs from the list of jobs in MSGW.
Apparently this is not possible with the currently available QSYS2 services.

Use Case:

Improve ability to have generic SQL calls to monitor for jobs in MSGW that needs attention.

Idea priority Low
  • Guest
    Aug 2, 2021

    Thank you for submitting this request. We will investigate further to see if this is something that could be added.

  • Guest
    Jul 12, 2021

    The CEAC has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM view this as a “nice to have” LOW priority feature.

    Background: The COMMON Europe Advisory Council (CEAC) members have a broad range of experience in working with small and medium-sized IBM i customers. CEAC has a crucial role in working with IBM i development to help assess the value and impact of individual RFEs on the broader IBM i community and has therefore reviewed your RFE.

    To find out how CEAC help to shape the future of IBM i, see CEAC @ and the article "The Five Hottest IBM i RFEs Of The Quarter" at

    Therese Eaton – CEAC Program Manager, IBM

  • Guest
    May 12, 2021

    Hello Hans,

    My guess is you would like it as an filter parameter to the current version ? Am I correct?

    For me a filter value would make sense on the current SQL service.

  • Guest
    May 11, 2021

    This is already available in the QSYS2.ACTIVE_JOB_INFO table function with JOB_STATUS = 'MSGW' and the DETAILED_INFO parameter MESSAGE_REPLY = 'YES'