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SMIv2 support for AIX mosy command

Please make it possible for AIX mosy command to compile mib files written in SMIv2.
over 2 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

PowerVC - VM Grouping

Actions taken against a VM are most of the time not desired against a single VM. Applications consisist of multiple VMs. Ex: Hadoop cluster, ICP, DB2 web +db +app.... Allow actions for VM by creating groups for actions such as "shut down", snapsho...
over 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Manage Data Replication. Allow individual profiles to be sync or not sync

Using Enhanced GUI Under Configure Customize Data Replication, Local Customizable Data Change Warnings, User Profiles Data. The only option is to sync all User Profiles. If we didn't want to sync hscroot or if we only add one user we don't have th...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

RDI LPEX Editor add Signature Feature to COBOL Source Members

In the LPEX editor for RPG, you have already implemented the 'signature' option so the user may specify a text string to be inserted into each line of a source member added/modified by the user. Can you please implement this same feature for COBOL...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Future consideration

Restore Option needed - addition, disable experation

When restoring a PowerVC backup, we expired 100's of VM's at the same time. There needs to be a switch to disable expiration on a restore.
almost 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Track who, when and what message was deleted for audit purposes

Currently there is no log available to audit if some one deleted one or all messages from PowerVC.
about 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Need multiple IPSec tunnels in AIX to the same endpoint.

AIX has a limitation in IPsec configurability. It does not support multiple IPsec tunnels, each using a unique IKE authentication pre-shared key, to the same remote endpoint address. This RFE is to AIX to provide this capabilities.
about 6 years ago in AIX 4 Future consideration

Add option numbers to HMC Call home phone number

We want to be able to add phone number options to the HMC Call home phone number field in the HMC "Manage Customer Information" configuration for IBM Support to be able to quickly contact the correct customer group via phone call on call home aler...
about 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

Dedicated CPU templates lack "Allow when partition is active" checkbox

When creating/editing a compute template, with dedicated processors, it is not possible to check af box to implement "Allow when partition is active" as you can do in HMC. You can check a box called "Idle sharing", whick is equal to "Allow when pa...
about 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

1VM with more then one storage connectivity group

storage connectivity group , can single VM use two different storage connectivity groups?
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration