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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 15, 2022

Enable an equivalent for QAUDCTL(*NOQTEMP) for IFS

Activities such as create, delete, grant authority of files in QTEMP ale eliminated from QAUDJRN if system value QAUDCTL has the value *NOQTEMP.
There is no equivalent possibility when working in the IFS.
This is even emphasized as it is common in Linux style (PASE, QSH) to use much more frequently Create/Delete of files.
The result is larger QAUDJRN, and waste of performance for useless information.


Use Case:

Antivirus software must unzip zip/tar... files to test them. This creates a file for each file in the zip/tar.
Each created file has a grant authority following the creation, and a delete at end.
Customers complain about this unneeded waste of performance and disk space.


Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Feb 24, 2022

    In my opinion the only useful excluding link might be /tmp (connected to RFE 123896 which was declined) which contents should not be audited but this can get a long discussion as a lot of programers use other directories for temporary objects...

  • Guest
    Feb 17, 2022

    Thank you for submitting this request although we must decline.
    The integrated file system does not have anything similar to the concept of the QTEMP library for each job.
    Objects linked within the integrated file system are available to all jobs, provided users have the correct permissions for access. We (the integrated file system) must perform audit based on the system, user profile, and object configuration.

  • Guest
    Feb 15, 2022

    How do you identify the folder(s) that will behave as QTEMP ?