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Command / SQL service to retrieve specific IPL attributes

Increased use of flash copy requires changes to IPL attributes before the copy has been made, to control the behaviour of the cloned partition. These changes need to be reverted on the parent partition to avoid unwanted behaviour at IPL. Althoug...
about 2 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 1 Under review

Add option to journal message content in a message queue

Add an option to journal a message queue, so that any and every messages is journaled, including the date and time and the content of the message.
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 1 Not under consideration

Change HOLDS LARGE NUMBER OF LOCKS (CPI1466) when using SAVxxx Commands

Change the message issued when running IBM SAVOBJ/SAVLIB/SAVCHGOBJ from CPI1466 (Job Holds Large number of locks) to a new message that is less scary to Users. MSGID(CPI1466) is fine for all other interfaces, however for SAV/RST is isn't necessary...
9 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 2 Future consideration

Change the performance adjuster algorithm

The performance adjuster algorithm looks only if the pool is paging but doesn't care if it has already free memory. This causes sometimes that a pool start stealing a lot of memory without using it. The algorithm should look at the unallocated mem...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 4 Future consideration

Wrkactjob - Filter by user

Would help if the wrkactjob command could also filter for a specific user as well. Now you can only subset by subsystem. Usefull if you need to see wrkactjob per user as well. Now you have to press F16 on the wrkactjob screen and press F16. Work w...
3 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 1 Under review

Add details to subsystem changed messages (CPC1602 and CPC1604) as to what was changed

CPC1602 - Subsystem changed, and CPC1604, Active subsystem changed are logged to QSYSOPR and QHST and simply state that the specified subsystem was changed. There is no additional message information that tells the user WHAT was changed. In tryi...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 1 Not under consideration

Help message enhancement to add detail for QPWDLVL 2/3

Please add for QPWDLVL help text 2/3 with following information: When the IPL to change to Password Level 2/3, the OS will create an lower case version of everyone's password. At the end of the IPL every user that has a password will have an all U...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 2 Future consideration

Block QZDASOINIT started as BCI job in QSERVER enhancement

Prevent database prestart jobs to start as BCI jobs is also ending the jobs rerouted to other subsystems when we use the solutions provided by the Doc.: #638059 historical #391825917 Use Case: Client has split his service jobs over different subsy...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 4 Not under consideration

Provide a means to easily ascertain if a Subsystem (*SBSD) is currently registered to Exit Point "QIBM_QWT_JOBNOTIFY"

Our software relies heavily on the Job Notification Exit Point notifications but struggles when a job runs in a subsystem that is yet to be restarted since the exit point entries were added/changed. Currently, the only way to determine if jobs ent...
8 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 2 Future consideration

RTVSYSVAL variable length requirements

IBM i, currently at V7R4M0. Created CL program to retrieve the QSYSLIBL and QLURLIBL system values. Compiled without errors. When manually calling the CL program, the following error message was received. Additional Message Information Message ID ...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 3 Future consideration