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chmod: add reference option

Sometimes it is useful to set permissions the same way as they already set on one of the files. In Linux it is possible to do the operation with --reference option to provide a reference file with permissions already set. Linux example: # ls -ltot...
4 days ago in AIX 0 Submitted

For AJS, the notification message setting item cannot be set for double-byte characters.

This is an event when adding a job in AJS on the 5250 screen.The Notification Message item is set to type A, and double-byte characters cannot be set.Double-byte character input is important in Japanese environment. Please let us know how to solve...
26 days ago in IBM i / System Management 0 Submitted

DATFMT(*JOBYY) for date fields in DDS

We want to control the format of our date field dynamically depending on a country or user setting. Normally you can use the DATFMT keyword to set the date's format. And all formats are supported. Our idea was to use DATFMT(*JOB) because we wanted...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Application Development 0 Submitted

Add column for IP address when looking up Writers and Remote Writers

Finding and changing the IP address of a printer on a device description or an output queue has been traditionally very difficult to do, especially in an environment with lots of printers and no one knows the name of the printer on IBM i. I would ...
16 days ago in IBM i / Other 0 Submitted

lsdev should show the correct storage type

lsdev shows for an FS9500 storage (and also other newer storages) still "IBM 2076 FC disk", which is very old and missleading. The command should give the correct type, for example 4666 for an FS9500 storage. $ lsdev -Cl hdisk420hdisk420 Available...
about 1 month ago in AIX 0 Submitted

Urgent support for Power HA System Mirror for IBM i of the new IBM Spectrum Virtualize function Policy-based HA (the new Hyperswap function)

With the last announcements of IBM storage, the IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software is enhanced with the new functions based on Policy-based HA (the new Hyperswap function). The PowerHA system mirror for i, today doesn't support this new function and...
24 days ago in IBM i / PowerHA 0 Submitted

Allow Security Events from non-UI Agent sources

Provides a single point of information for security events
14 days ago in PowerSC 0 Submitted

Enhance lsmpio showing both storages in an policy-based HA environment (mirroring)

In an AIX VM using a FS9500 environment with policy-based HA it is only possible with lsmpio to see the primary storage node of the mirroring relation in the FS9500. It should be possible to see both storages of that relation. This is especially i...
about 1 month ago in AIX 0 Submitted

Make joblog displayed in RSS Messages window LIFO instead of FIFO or even better make it optional

With the introduction of IBM Services more and more system administration tasks are moving to SQL scripting. In those SQL scripts CL commands are used using the syntax "CL:". Also the scalar function QSYS2.QCMDEXC is used. When running commands in...
27 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Submitted

Preferred node support for IBM SVC stretched cluster / PBHA

In a IBM (enhanced) stretched cluster or a PBHA (Hyperswap) implementation, it is necessary that the preferred node of a LUN is on the same site then the VM is running. Otherwise every IO has to go twice over the ISL's, because the multipath drive...
3 months ago in PowerVC 1 Submitted