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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Db2 for i
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 31, 2024

Retrieve existence from /QNTC shared folder by QSYS2.IFS_OBJECT_STATISTIC

QSYS2.IFS_OBJECT_STATISTICS returned not value if /QNTC shared folders are selected, even if I use the required user-authentification. Compare to QMGTOOLS/CHKIFS what returned '10' for exisiting and '00' for not found. Would it be possible to modify mentioned QSYS2 procedure in next TR on IBM i?

Idea priority Medium
  • Admin
    Maria del Carmen Ruvalcaba Cevallos
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    Feb 27, 2024

    The CAAC has reviewed this IBM Idea and recommends that IBM not implement this request.

    This solution already exists. For more information refer to previous comment.

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

    For more information about CAAC, see www.common.org/caac

    Carmelita Ruvalcaba - CAAC Program Manager

  • Guest
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    Feb 27, 2024
    While we understand your request for more details about the /QNTC file system, we are not planning to extend IFS_OBJECT_STATISTICS at this time. Accessing this information would be very slow.

    The following query provides very basic information that might be helpful to you.

    select count(*) from table ( qsys2.ifs_object_statistics('/QNTC/', SUBTREE_DIRECTORIES => 'NO') );
    -- If the count is > 1, then QNTC is "online" and the user has authority to use it.

    Db2 for i development team
    IBM Power Systems Development