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The customer should be able to access the transferred files directly on the support page in the event of a support case.

the customer should be able to access the transferred files directly on the support page. In the case of one client, several support staff can process the case. It would therefore be useful if these persons could access the transferred files direc...
10 months ago in AIX 0 Submitted

Add UI presentation page for power consumption showing all or selected servers

Better overview if all systems power usage is presented (or selected group of servers) in one page instead of going to each system and show only htat system. Less time spent for admin to check each system power usage one at a time.
10 months ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Submitted

Search fields e.g. Capacity Monitoring or other search field need logical and,or,not capabilities

If you want to search for specific patterns etc in Names you need additional logic selection like and,not,or etc. to filter with more precise
10 months ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Submitted

DDS: ASSUME keyword should be mentioned in the manual with the WINDOW keyword

In the DDS manual for display files I would like that for the WINDOW keyword it is added that if a dummy record with the ASSUME keyword exists in the display file then the display will not be cleared. It could be added in the "related reference" s...
10 months ago in IBM i / Languages - Other 0 Submitted

CMC don't provide any possibility to see number of sockets used vs purchased in subscription.

Would be great to see in CMC number of sockets used and number of sockets purchased by subscription. Such data should be accessible also via REST API
10 months ago in Cloud Management Console 1 Submitted

Have GUI display, monitor, and report the RCCG names and states

Add a current status of the remote copy consistency groups to the GUI. VMRMDR sets up the VMRDG_6_ksysclu RCCG but does not display them in the GUI. If one gets of the RCCGs gets out of the “consistent_synchronized” state, then the customer tries ...
10 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Submitted

Display current phase for each workgroup in the GUI

In the GUI, display the current phase of every workgroup for both "Rehearsal Phase" and "Move Phase". More workgroups can add more confusion about which workgroup is in which phase during testing or real DRs. It would be helpful if the GUI were al...
10 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Submitted

Configuration rules for AIX (like those for VIOS)

Would it be possible to make the very useful configuration rules function that is avaliable in VIOS avalaible in AIX? This would be very useful for setting customised defaults for different devices within AIX without altering the predefined ODM. W...
11 months ago in AIX 1 Submitted

CMC Cloud connector stale HMC alerting

Right now, there is no alerting possible for stale HMC's cloud connector status from CMC. Would be great to have possibility receive notification about stale HMC's.
11 months ago in Cloud Management Console 1 Submitted

Have a straight access (button) to system debugger on the 5250 emulator.,

Faster than opening SQL and then Execution and then system debugger...
11 months ago in IBM i / Application Development 1 Submitted