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Status Delivered
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 2, 2020

Provide an IBM I service to return information similar to what DSPJOBTBL provides

I want a programmatic way to monitor the number of job table entries and the number of jobs in the system, similar to the information returned by DSPJOBTBL. DSPJOBTBL does not have outfile support.

Use Case:

I want to collect the information shown by DSPJOBTBL in a script.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Nov 16, 2020

    The following fields have been added to SYSTEM_STATUS_INFO:


    These fields are available with IBM i 7.4 SF99704 Level 10 and IBM i 7.3 SF99703 Level 22.

  • Guest
    Sep 18, 2020

    The temporary and permanent job structures available shown on DSPJOBTBL are now available on SYSTEM_STATUS_INFO as of IBM i 7.4 SF99704 Level 7 and IBM i 7.3 SF99703 Level 18.
    Keeping this RFE open since there are additional fields that would need to be returned to meet this requirement.

  • Guest
    May 18, 2020

    The CEAC has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM view this as a MEDIUM priority requirement that should be addressed.

    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