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RDi: Fix block indentation feature

Issue 1 When indenting a block of code by highlighting the block and then pressing the Tab key, all of the selected lines are indented as expected, however, if the cursor is on a subsequent line (i.e. at the left hand margin of the next line) that...
about 16 hours ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 0 Submitted

RDi: Fix commenting feature broken in 9.6.0.12

Prior to 9.6.0.12, I could repeatedly press Ctrl-/ to comment out a line, increasing the depth of the comment in order to make it stand out. Now, repeatedly pressing Ctrl-/ on a single line toggles the comment. Additionally, when commenting out a ...
about 16 hours ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 0 Submitted

Require QIBM_DB_SECADM or similar to perform set session authorization

Today any user with *ALLOBJ is able to do the equivalent to sudo in Linux without the need of any password to become another user using set session authorization via SQL. Any user with *ALLOBJ can become Qsecofr by open strsql and run: “Set sessio...
about 20 hours ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Submitted

Provide the LPP Option when providing CVE Security bulletins

When reviewing the Security bulletins published from IBM they mention the PTF (Program Temporary Fix) Id that will fix the problem and the LPP (Licensed Program Product) but they do not mention the LPP option. With most LPP's there is only a singl...
1 day ago in IBM i / Security 2 Submitted

Change BRMS MSGID

The BRMS control group is completing with errors because of the save/restore messages CPF3770 and CPF3778. This results in a status of *QUAL. These messages are currently working as designed. It would be better if the CPF3770's were CPC3708's and ...
2 days ago in IBM i / BRMS 0 Submitted

Allow more than 16 group profiles for a user profile

Actually, one can link a user profile to 16 group profiles. For RCAC performance, we need to link a user profile to more than 16 group profiles.
2 days ago in IBM i / System Management 0 Submitted

Force Outline update when verifying prior to verify beginning

It is annoying to Ctrl-Shift-V to verify code and find that DSPF's, PRTF's, and other file objects & definitions added to the program cause a lot of errors in the error list window. If Verify performed an outline update prior to actually verif...
3 days ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

Extend MERGE Statement to support NOT MATCHED BY SOURCE

Please add an option to perform an action if there was no match in the source table, this would allow us to for example delete old rows in the target table. At the moment we need to do an additional full outer join on the target table to solve thi...
4 days ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 0 Submitted

Extend the JOB_LOCK_INFO UDTF to provide the current awaited time

Please extend the JOB_LOCK_INFO UDTF to also provide the current wait duration for pending locks. This would enable easier automatic detection of erroneous locks and hanging jobs.
4 days ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 0 Submitted

Support For Pure Storage For HA + DR

Ford has switched to Pure Storage and would like to automate DR such that during a disaster, VMRM would be able to automatically change the replication and mounts such that Ford can failover to DR automatically.
4 days ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Submitted