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This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM Power Systems products, including IBM i. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Checkbox for option does not support 27x132 display size

if a checkbox is used in a subfile, at V7R2 it does not support 27x132 display size. Throws a compilation error for fields located outside 74 position. Use Case: The checkbox - a versatile function available on green screen is not usable when the ...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 3 Is a defect

DLTIMGCLG -- disks goes 100% busy

Deleting an image catalog and its related IFS.files using this command DLTIMGCLG IMGCLG(myImgClg) KEEP(*NO) causes the disks to be 100% busy. This simply kills the system, putting everything to a halt. And it can not be interrupted once started. I...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Install and Upgrade and Licensing 2 Is a defect

Show active NWSD jobs that have an NWSSTG space in an IASP under the WRKASPJOB command

If an active Network Server Description (NWSD) has a linked Network Server Storage space (NWSSTG) in an available IASP, attempting to vary off the IASP or perform a PowerHA switch will fail with CPAB8E6 'device xxx cannot be varied off at this tim...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 2 Is a defect

Remove use of jdk7 from IBM i programs

IBM has announced that IBM i 7.3 will be the last version to support jdk7 at:https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/wikis/home?lang=en#!/wiki/IBM%20i%20Technology%20Updates/page/Java%20products%20and%20options%20on%20IBM%20iI believe IBM i 7...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / JAVA 3 Is a defect

Implicitly defined DS subfield appears in outline as Unknown(0)

I am able to have a subfield in a data structure that does not have a definition specified. The compiler determines the definition at compile-time based on other fields that overlay the field. However, the outline shows Unknown(0). Below is an exa...
about 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Is a defect

Node.js debugger hanging

The Node.js inspector step debugger (n1) is hanging after initially starting. I've never been able to make it work past the initial startup. I've put together a video(n2) to show the full example. Having the debugger work is a necessity for learni...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Is a defect

RDI Version: 9.6.0.11 20210819_0803 Valid json_table syntax in DDL gives error when creating SQL function

json_table syntax in DDL gives error when creating SQL functionRDI Version: 9.6.0.11 20210819_0803 for select productNo_json, wantedQuantity_json, wantedDate_json, availableQuantity_json, availableDate_json from json_table ( yxdb.call_service ( UR...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Is a defect

RDI: Indicators defined in display formats are not shown in outline

Indicators defined in a display file are not shown in the outline. If I have a display file XX1234DA with a record format F01 where indicator 30 is used then it is not shown in the outline that it is used in the display file XX1234DA when there ar...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Is a defect

IBM i operating system resiliency enhancement

We request improvement in the design of the resilience of the IBMi that we currently use in the banbif bank; This is due to the constant degradation incidents that we have had over time;which was caused by faulty tranceivers with low power (trance...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Storage 7 Is a defect

Save default user name of connection

When building a deployment template (Export configuration) we have the setting com.ibm.iaccess.ResetDefaultUserOnImport=true which blanks out the user that was used at that time, however the actual user now has to enter his user each time. We shou...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Is a defect