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Add Continuation Handle to QWCRJBLK API

"Job holds a large number of locks" but the best we can do is the limitation on the size of a Poitner to a User Space (16M) of available space to dump the job locks info with QWCRJBLK. The API needs to have a Continuation Handle like those used in...
11 months ago in IBM i / Core OS 2 Not under consideration

New Navigator for i - PDI customized chart

In Heritage Navigator for i - PDI tool, I created customized PDI charts for my use many times. I cannot find this feature in the New Navigator for i. Can you deliver it in the future?
11 months ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Not under consideration

Bring the "Web" perspective to RDi 9.8

Hello, The "Web" perspective is part of the "Modernization Tools, Java Edition" which can be installed to RDi 9.6 via IBM Installation Manager. But in the new RDi 9.8 there is no way to install/use this perspective, so we're forced to stay with th...
11 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

make an official guide to installing and configuring oracle performance on aix in several languages

make an official guide to installing and configuring oracle performance on aix in several languages beacause it not clear in oracle website
11 months ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

offer training in official french on the aix system

enable French speakers around the world to improve their skills in ibm aix
11 months ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

make os aix virtualizable with vmware or virtualbox

os aix is too little known in the student world. offer a virtualizable test version with x64 processors
11 months ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Add Database Schema back to iNavigator

I have many users who require access to Database schema via iNavigator.This function is not available in "new" iNavigator and my users are forced to use the heritage version, which requires me to go manually start Admin2 It is unrealistic to ask t...
12 months ago in IBM i / Other 2 Not under consideration

WRKPRB in Navigator for i

WRKPRB equivalent should be available in Navigator for i
about 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Not under consideration

The QMHQRDQD API should not update the Object Last Used Date.

Currently if you call QMHQRDQD in an RPG or whatever program, that API updates the *DTAQ object's Last-Used Date with the current date. What if QUSROBJD updated the last used date? It doesn't because it should not. The QMHQRDQD API should not upda...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Core OS 3 Not under consideration

Support for multiple SAP HANA Production LPARs in Scale Out Systems

Hello, Our current Scale Out systems such as the L1024 support a large amount of Memory (up to 8TB) however they are limited to up to 4 x Production SAP HANA LPARs We need this to be increased to at least 8 x Production SAP HANA LPARs in order to ...
about 1 year ago in Power Ecosystem Software 2 Not under consideration