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PowerSC Patch Management feature should also manage HIPER ifixes

The PowerSC Patch Management is an excellent feature to manage security ifixes. There are few customers who want PowerSC to also manage HIPER ifixes. Currently PowerSC only download security ifixes. It would be nice if PowerSC can also download an...
about 2 months ago in PowerSC 2 Planned for future release

HMC Central Patch Management for AIX, PowerVM, Firmware and Microcode

HMC should have a Patch Management: Central Patch Management for AIX, PowerVM, Firmware and Microcode. IBM should provide a easy way for Patch Management. System Firmware and Adapter microcode report in one tool (something Microcode Discovery tool...
about 2 months ago in Hardware Management Console 10 Submitted

ACS - RSS, please add the option to include more default comments when retrieving DDL.

Please provide a feature that would allow generated DDL to have one or more templates that can be included when DDL is generated. Currently, the following comments are included. They do not provide enough useful information. -- Generate SQL -- Ver...
about 2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

ACS - Provide for parameter definition to be user definable in Generate SQL --> DDL.

I use the schema definitions on a daily basis. As part of modernization of the native database definitions to SQL, I need to retrieve the DDL code from existing objects such as physical files, Logical files, tables, views etc. The process in ACS r...
about 2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

ACS - add LOCATE function to scan existing *.SQL files for text entry

Within ACS, you have Content Assist and Examples. Please consider adding a way to search your folder(s) of saved *.SQL files for a specific text value, such as MERGE, LIBRARYNAME, or FILENAME. This would enable developers to quickly open a saved s...
about 2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Add other various MERGE examples to ACS "Insert from examples" DML

In DML category of IBM i ACS, there is an example of a MERGE SQL statement but it is of the most simple kind. Please add more complex examples where you demonstrate several examples, of insert, update and delete. Also, if other ideas under future ...
about 2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration

Allow to import a certificate into the ESA trust store

As described by IBM support in CASE TS015898308, a HMC can not Call Home when using a Proxy, which is replacing certificates in the SSL encryption. The customer wants this feature to work in further releases.
about 2 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

options(*exact) indicator should accept *on and *off

Declaring an indicator on a procedure parameter using options(*exact) restricts calling processes to passing in '1' and '0' literal strings. I think this should accept the special values *on and *off. This currently does not compile. I believe the...
about 2 months ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 1 Is a defect

Allow "Refactor" to rename the record format named on the SFILE() keyword in a dcl-f statement.

When refactoring record format names in a display file, I noticed that using the Refactor action on the record format name works fine everywhere BUT the file specification that references the record format name on a SFILE() keyword. I have to reme...
about 2 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration

5733-icc allow/support from local files in qsys.lib

manual says local file can't be in qsys.lib. If you create savf of file, library/schema as a savf and want to upload to cloud, this should be allowed, even if one has to use qsys.lib/mylib.lib/myfile.file method (it works)
about 2 months ago in IBM i / Virtualization and Cloud 0 Under review