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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on May 27, 2022

Support Subsystem names and multiple Job SubType Enhanced for all API format choices for calls to QGYOLOBJ

All other selection (filter) criteria work when calling QGYOLOBJ except "Active Subsystem" and multiple "Job Type - Enhanced". The issue with Job Type may be a bug, but the Active Subsystem should not be limited to only format OLJB0300
Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Jun 9, 2022

    I agree, that format 0200 has an option to return *JOBQ, *OUTQ, or *ACTIVE status. But it is an option, and *ACTIVE (only) can be requested/specified. Therefore the subsystem filter should be applicable.

    When I need info on jobs running in just QUSRNOMAX and QBATCH subsystems only, I have to completely rewrite my QGYOLJOB interface? I don't need any of the info from 0300 but I do need format 0200 info, which is NOT available when using format 0300.

    So please reconsider.

  • Guest
    Jun 9, 2022
    Filtering by "Active Subsystem" is limited to format OLJB0300 because that format returns ACTIVE jobs only.

    The other two formats (OLJB0100 and OLJB0200) return ALL jobs, including those on a JOBQ, where the subsystem is not yet known, and those on an OUTQ, where the subsystem name is no longer accessible.

    We do not plan to change this.

    IBM Power Systems Development
  • Guest
    Jun 4, 2022

    I spoke to development and the Job Type Enhanced limit is a bug, not a feature and it has now been fixed via a PTF. The other issues is an RFE situation. Whereby filtering by subsystem is currently limited t format OLJB0300. This request is to also support subsystem filtering when using format OLJB0200.