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AIX Installer should look for automation instructions

AIX has the ability to look for customer bosinst.data files on media during the install process, but the functionality is inadequate and antiquated. The case where a customer only uses USB media to install a fresh system is not accounted for, howe...
over 3 years ago in AIX 0 Functionality already exists

AIA Thailand got the problem Thai language on Data transfer on IBM iAccess Client solution.

Got the problem about the data transfer for Thai language - CCSID which cannot support non-Thai CCSID in database file so I ask you to offer the selection CCSID in IBM iAccess Client Solution. Refer to case no. TS014645564 and many customers in Th...
6 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Functionality already exists

add rule to manage 'at' scheduling like 'crontab' in AIXPERT

we are using aixpert to setup our secuirty baseline for AIX estate. it works good, but we realized it missing some rule set, for example we have rule set to control crontab scheduling, but we did not find one for 'at' scheduling. the rule set we u...
3 months ago in AIX 1 Functionality already exists

OBJECT_STATISTICS table function should return source information for CRTBNDxxx compiled objects.

OBJECT_STATISTICS currently returns NULL for the source info for programs compiled with CRTBNDxxx commands. That info it is available in DSPPGM for the object if you drill into the QTEMP module of the program. This would be helpful for users wanti...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Functionality already exists

Allow to disable NFS client delegation on NFS server

When an NFSv4 client mounts a share from an NFS server and has nfso client_delegation set to 1, it causes the rtcmd daemon on NFS server to establish a callback connection to the n4bg daemon on the NFS client on a random high port. These connectio...
almost 4 years ago in AIX 3 Functionality already exists

IBM i Access Client Solutions(ACS) Data Transfer Download to Excel Spreadsheet change from .xls to .xlsx

The Data Transfer to Excel is still using the old .xls(1997-2003)(65554 limit) instead of .xlsx. You have to download it as a .cvs and then load it to a spread sheet. This would bring ACS to using a current format with out the limit of the old .xl...
4 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Functionality already exists

IBM should publish information how PowerVM is charged in Power Systems

There has been confusion on how PowerVM is charged and it causes customers to pay more than they should.
about 1 year ago in PowerVM 1 Functionality already exists

Change JOURNALED_OBJECTS to only scan requested libraries/objects

select * from JOURNALED_OBJECTS WHERE OBJECT_LIBRARY = 'SYSIBM' and OBJECT_NAME = 'SYSDUMMY1'; When this SQL is run against the Journaled_Objects view, it scans all objects in all libraries. If there are objects locked that cannot be scanned, the ...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Functionality already exists

Fixed 5250 emulation copy and paste input buffer behavior

When a long string is copied and pasted from ACS, it does not correctly occupy the input field proposed by the system but resumes from the next line in the same column as the initial input. See attached example
11 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Functionality already exists

IWS wizard for creating or updating a web service: give the choice to save it as QSH script

In a world where CI/CD is more and more important the possibility to have the script creation in a git or similar instead of just creating the service is important to customers with several environments to keep trace of the changes.
11 months ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Functionality already exists