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Request for an Informix CSDK port for MAC OS M1 processor

Is Informix CSDK 4.1x or 4.5x ported for MAC OS M1 processor? Seems like the last one available is x86_64 4.10 and I saw someone asking for a port in Dec 2021 with no response. Maybe there are some specific steps to run as a workaround using the e...
9 months ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Not under consideration

Transparent LDAP Authentication for Informix

The Informix (AVL) customer T-Systems/Deutsche Telekom AG requests transparent LDAP authentication for Informix. Last year T-Systems/Deutsche Telekom AG replaced the complete HP-UX hardware for the application REBELL/Ironman by IBM Power AIX machi...
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Print session info for long transaction in msg log or DUMPDIR

I searched to see if anyone had opened up a RFE for the below and did not find one, if there is one then please disregard. One of our customers has now hardened down security to such a degree that I can no longer connect to the server in which Inf...
about 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Add SSL certs

"Plain text" connections to Informix are only encrypted if using SSL. The manuals and internet only explain "self assigned certification" well enough to implement. To make matters worse the "certs" expire and then you have to wipe everything out, ...
over 6 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Enable READ ONLY access to DB2 from Informix using DRDA protocol

This is request for Wal-Mart , we have 100s of Informix gateway manager installed (DRDA) to join quries Informix and DB2 database.
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 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 th...
about 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Use FSCR information to ommit empty data pages while performing Table Scan (TBSCAN)

ABSTRACT:Table scan over volatile table with large number of empty pages scans all empty pages instead of using FSCR to find pages to be scanned. VERSION INFORMATION:DB2 9.7.FP5 on Linux / DB2 9.7.FP9a on AIX 7.1 / DB2 10.5.FP4 on Linux TECHNICAL ...
over 6 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Add BEFORE and/or AFTER clause to ALTER TABLE

For the ALTER TABLE statement, it's relevant to add an "AFTER ..." OR "BEFORE ..." clause specifying where in the table the new column is to be placed. This statement component exists in DB2 for i and in certain other databases (like Informix and ...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 2 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 6 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Informix : Re-introduce the -w parameter for dbschema

Re-introduce the -w parameter for dbschema so a remote dbschema can be done.
over 5 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration