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This is Test RFE - 10 on VIOS Product

Description - This is Test RFE - 10 on VIOS Product
over 9 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 2 Not under consideration

IBM Rational Developer for i Version 9.1.1 - Outline View Issues Remain

I received this from one of our developers.... I'm still running into some Outline View issues when in edit mode in the updated RDi. What I'm seeing happen is that when you have the Outline view set at a certain point, like a certain field name, o...
over 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Automaticly push COPY members included in compiled program (COBOL)

We don't store our sources on AS400. We just push sources to AS400 only for compilation. And if we have program which is using COPY member, we are looking for feature, that this COPY member is pushed to AS400 also with compiled program. Use Case: ...
over 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Explanation of meaning and reason from error messages in the file /var/log/sys/caa.log

Customer needs the explanation of meaning and reason of error messages in the file /var/log/sys/caa.logError messages are flooding syslog_caa but IBM Support says that this file is only needed for diagnosis purposes
over 9 years ago in AIX 4 Not under consideration

Provision to schedule the Verify Environment in PowerVC UI

Need a provision to schedule "Verify Environment" process in PowerVC UI for system admin group users. This way admin could schedule verify environment procedure like every day/week during off period
over 9 years ago in PowerVC 3 Not under consideration

Compare and merge RPG programs by line

Need an option to merge code line by line instead of copying the whole block of new lines when merging code. Use Case: A single program could be modified for different requirements. Each requirement would be in different stages of testing. PDM 55 ...
over 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Create a check for bogus job descriptions and removed libraries

When an incorrect job description or a library associated with a job description is removed from the IBM i LPAR, this error occurs with RDi/RDp or RTC/RDi/RDp shell shared: RCQP3615E: The following error occurred while loading artifacts from the r...
over 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

AIX does not support SAS connected HP Tape drives (only FC)

Currently IBM Power AIX servers support HP LTO Tape drives connected over FC interface, however they fail over SAS interface adapters. The IBM tape drives work on these interfaces by the HP drives do not. Would like to get the AIX team to add supp...
almost 10 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under consideration

Create an compile menus with Rational

The Problem in the Rational Developer for i is the missing opportunity to compile menus. In the 5250 Terminal Emulation you can use STRSDA (Screen Design Aid) to create and compile menus. There you have prepared lines to ll in the menu-options you...
almost 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Handling tiny mistakes on commands while pressing F4 in CLP Programs.

After using content assist (F4) on commands for CL in Rational we experienced various problems concerning missing blanks. The IDE should be capable of handling mistakes up to a certain range, e.g. detecting and filling missing blanks/brackets. Exa...
almost 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration