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Correct error caused by Flash Copy -> VIOS_VFC_CLIENT_CON IDENTIFIER: B7BCD6A0 Description Virtual FC Client connection lost with I/O pending Probable Causes Client Timed out I/O or moved to another server during partition mobility

Please have the PowerHA Flash Copy Toolkit team look at correcting, possibly add additional delay time between the shutdown and power up of the flash copy partition to prevent locks, maybe they will see the issue in the code on their side
6 days ago in PowerVM VIOS 0 Submitted

Explaination needed as to why traditiona IBM i support for N-2 seems to be vanishing

For decades IBM has support the current release of the operation system (IBM i) and the prior 2 releases of same. Today, it sees only V7R5 and V7R4 are being enhanced and V7R3 is being abandoned before an enevatable V7Rn+1 is announced or shipped....
7 days ago in IBM i / Core OS 0 Submitted

Support of AIX Flash Cache for AIX VM with support of Dual VIOS each VIOS as a FC service

Want to split the AIX Flash virtual support over VIOS over two VIO to loose only 50% of VIOS Shutdown due to maintenance or VIO outage
7 days ago in AIX 0 Submitted

nimadm with option to migrate multiple lpars at once

In our environment we have more than 400 active lpars to migrate to AIX 7.3 soon.For the migration we only have six month time and only one day a week. So we have to migrate multiple systems simultanious. Unfortunately, there is no build-in way to...
8 days ago in AIX 0 Submitted

ACS opens empty terminal window

When I open IBM i Access Client Solutions or 5250 emulator, this opens an empty Terminal app. This happens since Windows 11 replaced the command interpreter (cmd.exe) by Terminal app.
8 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Submitted

Add start mirroring function to new Navigator

The original Navigator and 'old' Navigator for i had an option to start disk pool mirroring on a newly created ASP or IASP, avoiding partition downtime to start mirroring in Dedicated Service Tools. That function is not available in new Navigator....
9 days ago in IBM i / Core OS 0 Submitted

New DCM in SSL still need non-SSL ports

When configuring the new DCM in SSL mode, port 2007 is assigned to the application server and it is possible then to connect using the URL: https://hostname:2007/dcm BUT, it the background, port 8470 (non-SSL) is still required to complete SIGNON....
9 days ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Submitted

IBM i ACS Integrated File System to include TEXT attribute

It would be nice to see the TEXT attribute beside directories and stream files. The TEXT attribute can be seen on the green-screen WRKLNK. While we try to name folders and files with meaningful names, it's not always possible. Vendors install fold...
10 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 0 Submitted

Add NetServer Disabled column to the default view of Disabled Users for IBM i NetServer in Navigator for i

The current default view for Disabled Users for IBM i NetServer in Navigator for i shows the status of the IBM i User Profile, this is often Enabled even thought the user is Disabled for NetServer Access. This is confusing for users that are new t...
11 days ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

warning in advance before making chaanges that will disable profile sync

Profile sync is a very helpful feature so it would be nice if when making changes that will disable the feature we could get a warning pop-up when pressing save saying something like "saving this config will disable profile synchronization" in the...
12 days ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted