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My ideas: Core OS

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Enable Programmatic End of Batch Restricted State where an end to Batch restricted State has not been reached.

Introduce an API component that will allow for a Batch Restricted State to be terminated from within a BRS job/program without recourse to PWRDWNSYS or Option 14 of the DST Environment. Use Case: Where a Batch Restricted State is requested (during...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 1 Delivered

Retry Cluster Node Activation

Enhancement to auto retry cluster node activation based on user defined (or static) intervals. Use Case: We have a 3 node cluster, Source node, target node and Flash node. When performing maintenance (includes IPL) or role swapping the timing for ...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 6 Delivered

DSPSYSSTS ASTLVL(*BASIC) : Show "system storage" in GB or TB.

DSPSYSSTS ASTLVL(*BASIC)Disk spaces have grown so large that reporting in MB is no longer feasable. DSPSYSSTS ASTLVL(*BASIC)Disk space: System storage (in 1,000,000 bytes) . . . . . . . . . . : +++++++ System storage used . . . . . . . . . . . . ....
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 2 Delivered

Iseries - Huge amount of error messages going to qsysopr msgq that are irrelevant to the operation of the iseries

Error messages: CPI1131 CPI1133These error messages are generated when a user let's their interactive 5250 session timeout and are based on two system values which are QINACTITV and QINACTMSGQ. These messages fill our QSYSOPR msgq to the point tha...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 4 Delivered

Display Module Information not available for objects compiled from IFS source

Enhancements have been made to support RPGLE and CLLE sources on the ifs. When compiling from the ifs, the source information seems not to be stored with the object. When I do a DSPMOD for an ifs compiled object, I don't see source info. This is a...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 10 Delivered

Check for presence of folder in IFS root with same name as IASP during VARY ON process

During our recent failover the IFS situated in the IASP was not visible/accessible for the user after the VARY ON of the IASP.Fortunately I remembered this issue from my period at STG LabServices and I could correct the situation.The work around i...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 6 Delivered