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PowerVC- Clean Server/Client SCSI Adapters from VIOs/VM's profile after VM's Deployment

Hello,The current PowerVC when VM's are deployed, Server/Cleint SCSI Adapters get created on the VIOs/VM's for virtual media library for each VM's deployed. Our environment uses NPIV and it would be great if the Server/Client SCSI adapters gets cl...
almost 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Additional email templates

The addition of email templates for CPU, Memory free/available and Disk errors including free/available space.
almost 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Auto pick Fiber Adapter in VIOS

VMware- ESX server which automatically re-maps the virtual client adapters to different physical adapters when physical adapters have issues. This will help in automatically correct path problems on LPARs As of now, VIO does not have any such feat...
almost 4 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 0 Future consideration

Outline View Artifacts from /INCLUDEs

In the LPEX editor (specifically for RPG) the outline view shows artifacts from include files. While I can understand that this may be desirable behavior some of the time, it is very annoying when developing a module that has includes for many oth...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Future consideration

Granting *USE access for programmers for all users

We recently migrated to a power 8 box with V7R3 and we discovered that the programmers cannot invoke a STRSRVJOB for a regular user (non-programmer, no special authorities) job in the system. Support says to log in as QPGMR or grant *USE on the ta...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 3 Future consideration

RDi: Enhance Ctrl+Shift+M to jump to ELSE, ELSEIF, WHEN, etc.

Ctrl+Shift+M is used to jump from one end of a control block to another, and is very useful in identifying or skipping past an entire control block. However, control blocks are often made up of a number of 'sub' control blocks delineated by ELSE, ...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

Notification for Work load capping events

after an upgrade to a new serial number system, WLC information is "deleted" Use Case: thru the PMR I was able to get documentation to cover what happens when a server is upgraded to a different serial number server.The only notification that WLC ...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 4 Future consideration

secldapclntd should respect LDAP_OPT_SECURITY_PROTOCOL and related settings

The IBM Directory Server idsldap libraries support the following environment variables: LDAP_OPT_SSL_CIPHER LDAP_OPT_SSL_CIPHER_EX LDAP_OPT_SECURITY_PROTOCOL However, secldapclntd does not. It would be helpful for secldapclntd to respect these o...
about 2 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Configure FTPS using port 990 and FTP with port 20

It is useful from security preceptive to use FTP secure. As our customer wants to configure this FTPS with port 990 to transfer that data from AS400 to AIX.
about 2 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

VIOS upgrade using Enhanced+ HMC GUI

Enhanced+ HMC GUI has given a new option to create VSCSI drives without a need of logging into VIOS. If we can bring an option to upgrade/Update the VIOS without logging in using the HMC GUI it will reduce the workload of Customer and no separate ...
about 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration