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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Db2 for i
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 23, 2022

New IBM i SQL Service to Retrieve Certificate Usage Information

Need a DB2 SQL Service equivalent to API : Retrieve Certificate Usage Information (QYCDRCUI, QycdRetrieveCertUsageInfo)

Use Case:

We already have the CERTIFICATE_INFO table function, this would allow to know the certificates used (by DCM applications)

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    May 3, 2022
    IBM will use this request as input to planning but no commitment is made or implied. This request will be updated in the future if IBM implements it.

    IBM i database team
    IBM Power Systems Development
  • Guest
    Mar 10, 2022

    I've done most of the ones IBM hasn't myself. It is available in #SQLTools.
    I doubt they're going to do the RETRIEVE APIs ever, so I've provided those and many, many others as well... and all on V7R2
    But not this one. :)

  • Guest
    Feb 24, 2022

    /rant on

    Are we really going to ask IBM to write SQL functions for the more than thousands of API's that exist ?

    To me this sounds like waste of time and resources... I would recommend that IBM invests these resources in questions that provide real added value (ie. that don't exist today or for which no API is available or other alternative is available).

    I feel really bad when other RFE's related to for example security don't get fixed but that SQL function thirty-seven is being provided because people are to lazy (either in terms of knowledge of money hiring a developer) to write a wrapper around the API.