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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Db2 for i
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 7, 2024

API or DB2 SQL Service to return the OVRDBF information for a JOB

It would be nice to have either a DB2 SQL Service or API that would return the information from DSPOVR.  Currently the only way I know to do this at least for the current job is to do a DSPOVR *PRINT or DSPJOB *PRINT and read through the spool file.  The spool file method is clunky and hard to navigate.  It would be best to have this as a DB2 SQL Service but an API would work as well. This way we can programmatically look at the Override information.  

Idea priority Medium
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    Carmelita Ruvalcaba Cevallos
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    Jun 25, 2024

    The CAAC has reviewed this IBM Idea and recommends that IBM view this as a “nice to have” low priority feature.

    If this can be implemented as a DB2 SQL service we see value in the proposal. There are already APIs that give this information such as QJOBINFO.

    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

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  • Guest
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    Jun 10, 2024
    IBM will use this Idea as input to planning, but no commitment is made or implied. This Idea will be updated in the future if IBM implements it.

    Db2 for i development team
    IBM Power Systems Development