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If you copy a list of vertical data and paste it in iAccess Client, it will paste it as copied, while the desired results is to be pasted horizontal. Use Case: Data:123456654321 Copying the above will paste it as copied, rather than horizontally.
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Enhancement for remanaging Linked Clones VMs

PowerVC does not re-associate an linked clone to the master image after you unmanage and re-manage the lpar. This allows you to delete the master copies of the linked clones, causing them to crash. This problem also shows up every time you reinsta...
almost 8 years ago in PowerVC 3 Future consideration

Modify script /usr/bim/mksysb for use with all tape devices name

The original script /usr/bin/mksysb does not allowto create a bootable mksysb tape if the tape device is not named as /dev/rmt[0-9]* At line 2868 the code is :case "$DEVICE"in # # Fix the block size if $DEVICE is a tape device # /dev/rmt[0-9]*) If...
almost 8 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Request for enhancement when migrating AIX6.1 to AIX7.1 via NIMADM

After NIMADM migration from AIX6.1 to AIX7.1, I get the following errors. Please add a fix to cleanup ODM after NIMADM migration. running cfgmgr:Method error (/usr/lib/methods/lncentGotoV2 adapter/pciex/df1028e24204000 phase2): 0514-068 Cause not ...
almost 8 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Default button in Access Client Services data transfer

Please set the default button in a .dtfx or .dttx as "Start transfer" instead of "Open Data Transfer Request." Use Case: I have many saved .dtfx icons and .dttx icons, and I often have one hand on the keyboard while opening them. I'd like to start...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration

Allow hashed passwords for IBM i JDBC connections

We are using JDBC for connecting from Linux systems to our IBM i databases.There are multiple scripts which automatically and periodically process all available databases. Currently we could either input the password every time a script is execute...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Newer version of the binaries for the zip/unzip utility added to aixtoolkit site

Customer request newer version of the open-source zip/unzip utility support and request to have an RFE submitted to get the binary the aix toolkit website.Please don?t close the case until you submit the RFE. Use Case: Newer version of ...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Not under consideration


submit an RFE to add SR-IOV support to:1) The IBM System Planning tool.2) Fiber adapters with Power Systems.
over 8 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

ICM required image_topology property from ICM 4.2 version.

ICM required image_topology property from ICM 4.2 version. PowerVC dont have this property and need to add the same. Below is the sample value for image_topology property.[{"storage_template_list": [{"id": "28476711-9a92-4c99-8d64-e2349b038929", "...
almost 9 years ago in PowerVC 1 Not under consideration

Request "proxy aware" hmc feature for managed system firmware updates

Pls add proxy aware hmc feature for managed system firmware updates. Specifically, this is -HMC update, start licensed internal code wizard, select ibm service web site, etc....
almost 9 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration