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Work Management and Messaging

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Change ADDWLCGRP "Add Workload Group" to set the processor limit < 1,0

Our customers are using LPARs with less than one CPU assigned. To reduce the impact of ad-hoc queries (e.g. via ODBC) we need to set a CPU limit of the ODBC subsystem. Currently with a workload group we can only set a limit to a whole CPU. But we ...
3 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 2 Not under consideration

Add exit point for job message queue full event

IBM has provided the very useful SQL table function QSYS2.JOBLOG_INFO to return the messages in a job log (we also have the messaging API's, but I will focus on JOBLOG_INFO here because of its ease of use). JOBLOG_INFO can be used to investigate w...
4 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 2 Not under consideration

Add an API or similar option to an existing API to get all messages for a specified Job

Today if you need all messages for an ACTIVE Job you have the Joblog Message APIs, and if you extract the Exception Message Queue for the job you also have that msg queue. But in the context of a Scheduled Job that runs and has finished processing...
7 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 6 Not under consideration

Include the Message File and library in the QUSEC (ERRC0100 or ERRC0200) when returning messages from APIs

Today, when the QUSEC struct is passed to an API, the MSGID and MSGDTA values are returned. However the Message File from which the message was retrieved/sent is not provided. This causes an issue with messages such as GUI0002 or SQLxxxx that do n...
7 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 1 Not under consideration

Submit job where the child job inherit the submitter job's QTEMP

Such option will free the submitted (child job) from the need to create objects in its QTEMP that were already exists in the submitter job's (parent) QTEMP This can be achieved by a new SBMJOB keyword: QTEMP(*NONE, *ALL, *NOTFILES, <object type...
9 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 3 Not under consideration

Log information to QHST when someone or something clears QSYSOPR message queue.

Makes it easy to identify who or what cleared the message queue.
9 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 1 Not under consideration

Must Gather Tool (MGT) Command helptext

MGT is a great set of tools helping you when dealing with problems. The only thing it lacks is proper command help text. Yes there are web pages available dealing with the commands available, but they are not always up to date. When looking at the...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 2 Not under consideration

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.
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 1 Not under consideration

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...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 1 Not under 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...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 2 Not under consideration