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Search results: Informix

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Allow to set Retention for Informix PSM backup images

Current Informix PSM will keep all backup images (Level 0, physical DBspaces backu, logical logs backup, config files backup) in a specific path in filesystem. PSM yet to have housekeeping tool on these backup images.
over 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Avoid engine crash during page reads after hardware failure

the index was corrupted by a hardware malfunction, it was not corrupted by Informix, so there were very likely index pages that had been zeroed out, or had garbage on them. When engine try to access the corrupted index or data page it crashes de i...
over 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Request to support Informix C-ISAM 7.25 on AIX7.2

1)Customer application have used Informix C-ISAM for a log time.2)The application renewal project already started.3)Customer required using Informix C-ISAM 7.25 on AIX7.2.4)AIX7.2 was standard OS in this customer about UNIX enviroment.
over 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Not under consideration

Clear Indication when RSS_FLOW_CONTROL or SDS_FLOW_CONTROL is actively applied

When RSS_FLOW_CONTROL or SDS_FLOW_CONTROL are set to a value other than -1 Informix will try to limit log activity on the primary server so that the secondary servers do not fall too far behind. There is no easy way to know or report on when this ...
almost 4 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Delivered

Informix support for Oracle Linux (RHCK)

Request Informix IDS v11 FC9 support for Oracle Linux (Red Hat Compatible Kernel) version 6.5 X86-64 bit.
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under 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 ...
over 4 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

Support for multiple SBSPACEs for LOBS (IBM Data Server Driver)

Our product uses smart CLOB and BLOB fields. Due to their size, they are split among multiple SBSPACEs. The classic Informix Provider for ADO.NET supports multiple SBSPACEs with methods such as "conn.GetIfxClob(tableName, columnName);". The Data S...
about 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Not under consideration

Identify Query in IWA on the Database

I have an informix database and the IWA configured and would like to be able to map the query currently running on the IWA (ondwa tasks gives me the list) with a process on the database server. Currently all I see is the task information on the ac...
over 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Delivered

support for snapshot isolation in .Net code

Microsoft already supports IsolationLevel.Snapshot in .Net code.Informix has LAST COMMITTED isolation level which is equivalent.For some reasons in .NET code IsolationLevel.Snapshot is not supported on Informix database. Also there is no way to se...
over 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Not under consideration

Add server/host down alert to Open Admin Tool

Provide a means to have Open Admin Tool check for an informix server or a host being down and send an email when one is found.
almost 10 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Not under consideration