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IBM Data and AI Ideas Portal for Customers

This portal is to open public enhancement requests against products and services offered by the IBM Data & AI organization. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (

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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.
about 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

IWA Loading Information

I would like to be able to see the name of the datamart being loading through the Informix Warehouse Accelerator when I run the "ondwa tasks" command on the IWA server.
over 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Not under consideration

Communications Buffer Monitoring Support (CBMS) feature on Informix V11.7

Request to back port Informix internal RTC # 22663 to V11.7 Feature abstract :IBM Infosphere Guardium provides a database auditing solution that reads the traffic between the database server and clients. It is prevented from analyzing the communic...
over 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Informix ESQL/C ifx_var_getdata() should do charset conversion when binding with CLVCHARPTRTYPE

Environment: Linux Debian 10.7 or Windows 10 Informix server: IDS-14.10.FC5 Informix client: CSDK 4.50.FC5 With the DB in UTF-8 (DB_LOCALE = en_us.utf8) and client app in another character encoding (CLIENT_LOCALE=en_us.8859-15): When fetching an L...
over 3 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 3 Delivered

PDO_INFORMIX (CSDK > 2.9) do not recognize DBDATE environment variable

We are using Informix 12.10FC2WE (CSDK 4.1) with PHP and PHP is connected to the database by the PDO_INFORMIX Driver, which is based on the ODBC Driver. The Problem is that, the DBDATE environment variable is not recognized so the date values are ...
over 10 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Not under consideration

Compatibility to MySQL SQL Syntax - Omit unnecessary FROM Clause

MySQL provides some SQL syntax features which Informix does not provide. One example the customer mentioned was the possibility to omit the FROM clause: SELECT 4+5 ; Using Informix a from clause is necessary: SELECT 4+5 from sysmaster:sysdual;
over 10 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Delivered

4GL - ARGO Nihonbashi Building, 5-14 Nihonbashi-hakozaki-cho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-0015 JAPAN

Informix 4GL Compiler runtime and SQL runtime(Execution environment and Development environment) AIX v7.2 support request.
about 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Delivered

AKS Support - connect AKS cluster(.NET web api) to onprem Informix database

We have simple code connecting to on prem Informix datbase. This code is build as Linux container(using .NET Core Visual Studio) and deployed this container on Azure Kubernetes Service. Seeng this error when querying web api. "Unable to load DLL d...
over 3 years ago in Informix 1 Is a defect

Informix CDC Engine in 11.4

Continue to support Informix databases in the latest versions. Support was dropped at 11.3 in the CDC Informix engine.
over 3 years ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Delivered

Set DBSPACEDOWN for individual dbspaces

ONDBSPACEDOWN setting in onconfig affects Informix' reaction to any dbspace. However, users may have different needs for separate dbspaces. Some may be critical, others may not.Would be helpful to have the ability to override the instance setting ...
about 11 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration