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  • System table descriptions

    Some of the more recently-added system tables have description values (_file._desc). Please add descriptions for all system tables and views.
  • Automatically enable large files

    Enabling large files should be a standard behavior when creating a new database with f.e. prostrct create. Now you have to do this in a separate step, which is often forgotten.
  • Password Policy Management Implementation directly at Openedge Database Level

    • Under Review
    In the context of different security audit point, the auditors are always pointing the following shortcoming : "when accessing directly the Openedge database, a password is required to authenticate the user but no password policy applies (for example...
  • Stop Adminserver starting on install

    • Under Review
    Ref the problems encountered in KB: 19590. Can we have an option to not start the Adminserver when installed OE. Thanks Chris.
  • Real database triggers and stored procedures (ABL)

    Currently database triggers are run on the client side. The SQL side of the database has stored procedures (java) which can’t be called from ABL directly. Implement ABL database triggers and ABL stored procedures that are run in the database engine...
  • Allow prostrct list when db path is wrong

    • Under Review
    If you copy the DB to different path and you have no valid .st file there is no way to repair the db. The list command should always work and just export the .st files with the current paths (or maybe just with dots). The user can then correct them manually...
  • prostrct create possibility to use kilobyte value for -blocksize

    Currently when creating a new database one has to type prostrct create database .. -blocksize X , where X is the desired block size in bytes. Should one happen to make a typo, say 8191 instead of 8192, one might get a database with 4kb block size. ...
  • Start the web server for OpenEdge Management/Explorer earlier when the AdminServer...

    In the 'old' days when we still had the Progress Explorer Tool on Windows, you could start the PET and connect to the AdminService almost immediately after the service was started. This allowed you to very quickly see which resources are configured...
  • OE Explorer - UI Refresh

    • Under Review
    The current OE Explorer UI is clunky and harder to use than it needs to be given current UI functionality out there, and it needs to be updated so it's easier to use.
  • Support for Failover Cluster Manager on Linux platform

    OE RDBMS is supported and certified on many platforms also incredible linux platforms. But support for failover cluster is narrowed to enterprise class platforms (IBM & HP) and Windows Server (only 64-bit platform). It would be wonderful to get...