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Informix : Re-introduce the -w parameter for dbschema

Re-introduce the -w parameter for dbschema so a remote dbschema can be done.
about 4 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

Secure the Wire Listener: Stop requiring clear text passwords

Currently, the only way to secure the wire listener is to put clear text passwords in the jsonListener.properties file. This is true both for the JDBC connection to the database and for the SSL keystore. There needs to be a way to keep those clear...
over 4 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

Allow DBA to re-initialize OS process cache created by the resolver routines

This is a follow up of RFE 33797.The original RFE was closed as "Delivered", but I think the analysis was incorrect.The complain is that whenever a OS process calls gethostbyaddr() or equivalent, the OS itself will cache some information about the...
almost 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Accelerating Subqueries in IWA

Currently, IWA does not fully accelerate subqueries of the following two forms: 1) Subqueries in FROM clause 2) Subqueries in WHERE clause:
about 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Improve automatic space management

Improve the usability of Automatic Space Management for multi-tiered storage systems.Our system is using backend storage systems where not all disks/LUNs are created with equal speed/bandwidth/latency and other performance factors. Informix storag...
over 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

When using onsmsync, the -t option should ONLY query Storage Manager for objects that fit criteria

It appears based on logs from storage manager that when the -t flag is used in onsmsync that the Storage Manager is queried for all objects residing in the sysutils database, and not just for those objects that are greater than the date time value...
over 4 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Make ifxcollect dump location configurable

The directory used by ifxcollect is hardcoded to $INFORMIXDIR/isa/data.This breaks as soon as IDS has been upgraded to a new version/special build and needs manual intervention which can be forgotten easily.What would probably work much better if ...
over 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

UPDATE STATISTICS misleading message with AUTO_STAT_MODE active

After running Update Statistics Medium/High for Table XY, the constr_time in sysdistrib is not updated reliably. Turned out that this is because AUTO_STAT_MODE is active and statistics are only updated when determined by the engine this is nece...
over 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Add SQL Function to create MD5 hashes (Oracle has GET_HASH_VALUE function)

Native function to create a MD5 hash from String parameter. Other databases has already this kind of functions: Oracle, MySQL.For compatibility, we can use Oracle name: GET_HASH_VALUE
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

ENABLE ONCHECK DATA CROSS-CHECKING FOR FUNCTIONAL INDEX

oncheck -cI on a functional index still says:"Non vanilla index. data crosschecking not enabled"After so many years supporting functional indices we should consider enabling this.I had a customer with a corruption in a functional index on a huge t...
over 6 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration