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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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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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Add support for OEM Virtual Tape Libraries in IBM BRMS Statistics Report (GO BRMS Option 12,5)

Add support for OEM Virtual Tape Libraries in IBM BRMS Statistics report (GO BRMS Option 12,5) The “Bytes Written” column is all zeroes for virtual tape volumes We have no way to audit how much data was written to our OEM Virtual Tape Library volu...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / BRMS 2 Is a defect

Paste next function not working properly on IBM i ACS

Hi,I am using Java based version of IBM i ACS for 5250 sessions on Windows 7 PC. I am using SAVOBJ/RSTOBJ commands to backup/restore more than 15 (Say 26) objects using IBM i 5250 sessions. Only 25 objects are getting pasted on 5250 session when "...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Is a defect

i Access Client Version 1.1.7.1 and prior- display issue

Display issue. See attachment for screenshots. Use Case: See attachment with screenshot for details.
about 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Is a defect

Infoprint Server and Datamatrix Barcode bug

PSF for IBM i (5770SS1 option 36) or Infoprint Server for iSeries (5770IP1) seem to have a bug regarding AFPDS/IPDS output for Datamatrix barcode developed by DDS. The size of the barcode is very small and has always the same size, regardless of t...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Print 5 Is a defect

RDi: Fix block indentation feature

Issue 1 When indenting a block of code by highlighting the block and then pressing the Tab key, all of the selected lines are indented as expected, however, if the cursor is on a subsequent line (i.e. at the left hand margin of the next line) that...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Is a defect

Outline does not show LIKE() defined attirbutes

Fields defined using LIKE() keyword show on outline without any attibutes. Use Case: Manually pressing refresh does not fix. Verify cache option is set to refresh cache.
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 14 Is a defect

ACS plugins need to stop grabbing the ALT key when user ALT-TABs to an ACS plugin

Stop grabbing the ALT key activity when user presses ALT-TAB and then activating the menus. Use Case: On Windows platforms user press ALT-TAB, one to many times, to cycle through a list of open programs. The users then releases the ALT-TAB keys wh...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Is a defect

ACS Run SQL Scripts in separate process/thread

After launching Run SQL Scripts from a 5250 session, running a long query blocks not only the Run SQL Scripts query and result windows, but also the 5250 windows. Ideally this would run in a separate process or thread so that the 5250 sessions (mu...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Is a defect

RDI Outline update

Problem automatic update outline view of i Projects Navigator source members. At remote work the IBM i servers are not always reachable. But outline update is starting and cannot be cancelled. When the connecting window (Enter password) is cancell...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Is a defect

ACS printer session with PDT doesn't print ex-shift-jis code.

The printer session of ACS doesn't print the code that isn't include in Shift-JIS.But the printer session of iAW can print the above code. Use Case: Same as printer session of iAW.
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Is a defect