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Informix HQ Enhancement

We are checking if we can use Informix HQ for our Production system. We have noticed Informix HQ doesn't have AD integration on it. There's not much auditing /logging on what has changed on the Informix HQ.
over 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Identify User created procedure

As per case opened with IBM 'TS005358731' , currently it is not possible to identify user created function/procedure . so kindly develop a mechanism to identify user and system related function/procedures.
over 1 year ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

unable to update an existing column with varchar definition.

a column defined as varchar returns an error "no more extents" when tried to update. Work around is tedious as we need to unload millions of records, then reload it again.
almost 2 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Planned for future release

Show mapped paths in ontape restore

Customer has two instances in same server one "real" for production and one for development. Development instance data is synchronized from real data by restoring production instance ontape Level 0. As both are in the same server, a chunk mapping ...
about 2 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Future consideration

Add configurable per session/per PDQ thread log cache similar to Sybase user log cache.

For high volume environments OLTP environments e.g. thousands of sessions and HDR/RSS nodes add a per session/PDQ thread log cache. This is flushed to the physical and logical log buffers either when full or at transaction commit time.
over 2 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Column level encryption, an option to cleanup passwords on certain/all rows for DBSO or Informix

All users which are granted permissions for insert/modify data into tables are also allowed to use their own password for column level data encryption. But not all user are their whole lifetime in the company and move. What happened with their ...
almost 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

Column encryption, select rows with different passwords without errors

When using char/varchar columns with the option of encryption each user can choose his own password and more worse multiple passwords. All is well in case I read the data without decrypt() then I see the raw data for encrypected data and the re...
almost 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

determine length of data stored in smartblob

Just because data is stored as a smartblob not blob, we have to go to a work around solution to get "LENGTH" of blob stored. By using length(smartblob) the amount of bytes stored in the smartblob should be returned. The LENGTH function works ...
almost 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Functionality already exists

Allow STOP_APPLY functionality when RSS is disconnected from the Primary

Currently Informix supports a Primary and multiple RSS servers. We have one of the RSS servers with the DELAY_APPLY config set to 12H and the 12 hours of logs get stored on the RSS server in the LOG_STAGING_DIR. Informix currently supports rolling...
about 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Planned for future release

InformixHQ - Backup Sensor

I would kike InformixHQ Backup Sensor notify me whenever Backup Level 0 is greater than 24 (hours). But the Backup Sensor did not work with "hours format", just "timestamp", so It is impossible to know when the backup is older than 24 hours bec...
about 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration