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Show pcmprocusage (deductidle) status on the Capacity Monitoring (CM) application.

CM on CMC shows uploaded PCM data, but it doesn't show whether idle cycles are deducted at the time or not. It would be great if: 1) CM shows the current state of deductidle flag on the HMC(s). This could be also shown on the Cloud Connector statu...
4 months ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Submitted

HTTP logging of HTTP_GET_VERBOSE and HTTP_POST_VERBOSE

When consuming a web service using the SQL based HTTP_GET_VERBOSE and HTTP_POST_VERBOSE, it would be extremely helpful to get a full log of the HTTP communication to the web service much like the LIBHTTP tools allowed for. Currently there is a way...
4 months ago in IBM i / Application Development 1 Submitted

When 'chlickey' is used to apply a new 5051 key, set the Threshold parameter to *USGLMT

We use the HMC command line command 'chlickey' to apply new IBM i License Keys. Darn handy that, because I can script that to happen for every partition on a server! More better still yet, I don't need to sign on to all those partitions! Sweet! Gi...
4 months ago in IBM i / Install and Upgrade and Licensing 0 Submitted

Tool to automate rebuild of DCM USRIDX QUSRSYS/QYCDCERTI

I have a corrupted *USRIDX QUSRSYS/QYCDCERTI which is causing numerous DCM errors and multiple software problems with QYCDCUSG to be logged, when using the DCM. Unfortunately, recovery involves deleting certificate assignments and manually rebuild...
4 months ago in IBM i / Security 1 Submitted

Partition Virtual Storage Diagram - update label from OS400 to IBM i

The Partition Virtual Storage Diagram produces an excellent diagram - but it shows the partition name and labels it as OS400. Rather out of date
4 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

confusing behavior of LPM during inspections max_xfer_size

confusing behavior of LPM during inspections max_xfer_size : I can create on system "A" lpar "X" (and run it) with max_xfer_size larger (on NPIV virtual FC adapter) then used by respective vios on physical FC adapter I can move this lpar by LPM to...
5 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

Add a WRKFCNUSG QIBM_QTMF_SERVER_REQ* option to restrict the system ftp subcommand.

Any ftp client can log into the server and use the ftp subcommand system to determine the name of the OS and what level it is running. IBM does try to obfuscate the information provided by using the name of an OS long discontinued (OS/400) instead...
5 months ago in IBM i / Networking 0 Submitted

Nutanix image for virtual HMC

We are looking into Nutanix as a new virtualization platform. IBM does not provide a virtual hmc package for Nutanix. Nutanix is a growing platform and other customers will probably also ask for this in the future.
5 months ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Submitted

Will the compatibility with AIX7.2 and/or AIX 7.3 will be announced with the product PAM_HBAC (Host Based Access Control)

Hello, Will the compatibility with AIX7.2 and/or AIX 7.3 will be announced with the product PAM_HBAC (Host Based Access Control).At the moment, pam_hbac runs on Linux, FreeBSD and Solaris (tested on Oracle Solaris 11 and Omnios) but not on AIX.
5 months ago in AIX 0 Submitted

Additions for the PRUV tool

Please add the following to the PRUV tool. Report on command default changes in IBM licensed program libraries. simple example (SELECT * FROM TABLE(QSYS2.OBJECT_STATISTICS('*ALL', '*CMD')) > WHERE APAR_ID = 'CHGDFT';) possible enhancements: in ...
5 months ago in IBM i / Install and Upgrade and Licensing 0 Submitted