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22
votes

Prepare the common OUTPUT parameter for all CL commands getting system info...

Prepare the common OUTPUT parameter for all CL commands getting system information by either or both following extension. Currently there are 2 types of CL commands, *PRINT or *OUTFILE for the paramet...

Submitted

22
votes

Argument for a built-in function can be the result of another built-in func...

I would like that the argument for a built-in function can be the result of another built-in function. For example if I was going to emulate a varying length variable then I can only get the total len...

Submitted

21
votes

Null capable fields

When working with ACS Run SQL script we noticed that null capable fields with the value null are presented as fields containing the character "-". If a field does contain the character "-" you can no...

Under Consideration

21
votes

Modernize Application Administration Interface in Navigator for i

The Application Administration interface i Navigator for i is old and klunky. It is also slow and unusable. The biggest problem is selecting a user profile - there is no search/find box and the list...

Uncommitted Candidate

20
votes

SQL Write to IFS

Please make writing to the IFS from SQL part of DB2 for i.

Submitted

19
votes

Support of Java versions on IBM i beyond Java 8

Java 8 has been the last supported version for 5 years now. It looks like there are no considerations to support version after 8 on IBM i (at least I don't find any information about it). IBM i shoul...

Uncommitted Candidate

19
votes

DCM- Support for Digital Certificate Manager on port 2010

HTTPAdmin server runs securely on port 2010 (unsecure 2001) New DCM interface is hard-coded to run on port 2001. When implementing secure connection to the HTTPAdmin server to 2010 it breaks the new ...

Uncommitted Candidate

18
votes

Notify when DCM certificate is near to expire

The improved DCM tool, like its predecessor, does not have notification functionality a few days before certificates expire. It would be very helpful if you can notify us via email or at least in QSYS...

Submitted

18
votes

Add Last Used Time for Object

Currently, create and change have both the date and time but last used only has the date. It would be nice to be able to see the last used time of an object as well. Checking what time an object ha...

Submitted

18
votes

Select into :dsArray

It would be great to be able to select columns from a table directly into a data structure array instead of going through the process of creating a cursor. Because a lot of times you just want the li...

Submitted

17
votes

RPG datastructure array sort by more than one subfield

For RPG please provide extended sort capability for datastructure arrays. This means sorting of an array over more then one subfield. E.g.: sorta name_of_array(*) (subfieldx: subfieldY: …) using the n...

Uncommitted Candidate

17
votes

Allow CALLSUBR on EXEC() parm of global MONMSG

Currently, a global MONMSG can only have GOTO in the EXEC() parameter. With the addition of subroutines in CL, it would be beneficial to allow the CALLSUBR opcode in the EXEC() parameter to invoke a ...

Uncommitted Candidate

16
votes

Better error handling in embedded SQL

Currently, after every execution of an SQL statement, we must manually check the SQLSTATE to see if an error occurred. This adds bloat to our code. I would like to see the SQL engine send actual escap...

Under Consideration

16
votes

ACS Run SQL Scripts insert field names into statement from the results Colu...

Create and easier way to add fields into SQL statement by selecting check boxes after the results have been returned. I believe this would be a nice efficiency gain.

Delivered

15
votes

%CHAR(numeric) Should Also Support Non-Constant Precision and Scale Parms

Currently, %DEC and %DECH don't support non-constant precision and scale parms. If that is to remain as is, then it would be *very* helpful if at least %CHAR(numeric) would not only support precision...

Declined


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