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Remove restriction on keys that can be associated to actions in LPEX

Assigning keyboard shorcuts to Lpex actions does not work for somme key combinations such as c-multiply (ctrl Numpad *) or in the lpex or seu profiles c-V (ctrl-v). It happens because of conflicting Eclipse key bindings. Lpex provides a way to ove...
about 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Provide language sensitive editor in RDp debugger with LISTING view

I am opening this RFE on behalf of my customer:Copy book files can only be viewed using the LISTING view in the debugger. However, within that view, the editor used is not language sensitive. The customer would like to see a language sensitive edi...
about 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Cumulative filters in Lpex

Presently, each time we select a filter, it replaces the previous filter. We would like the option to make filters cumulative.Examples:- filter a selection (seach all), then only code- filter by date rage and comments Use Case: - Search for all oc...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Add ability to change font size in Help Contents and make table of contents and help results the same font size

Currently, there is no way to change the font size in the Help contents.This should be an easy way to enlarge or to change the font so that it can be seen.When the Help is opened it is not associated with the browser but is tied to whatever the fo...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 8 Not under consideration

Add an option to prevent the periodic surveys popping up on HMC web login

Currently, periodically we get a survey pop up on HMC web interface log in. This is not currently able to be opted out of, with any option to prevent it popping up again in the future. This survey pops up in front of the normal HMC web interface...
over 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Not under consideration

NFS Clients hang during read/write due to deadlock in NFS code

System: AIXActor: Customer NFS clients are hung during read/write operation. From dump analysis, it was found that this hand is due to a deadlock situation in NFS code. From dump we saw huge number of kbiod threads that needs to flush the IO are s...
over 6 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Modify script /usr/bim/mksysb for use with all tape devices name

The original script /usr/bin/mksysb does not allowto create a bootable mksysb tape if the tape device is not named as /dev/rmt[0-9]* At line 2868 the code is :case "$DEVICE"in # # Fix the block size if $DEVICE is a tape device # /dev/rmt[0-9]*) If...
about 8 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Request for enhancement when migrating AIX6.1 to AIX7.1 via NIMADM

After NIMADM migration from AIX6.1 to AIX7.1, I get the following errors. Please add a fix to cleanup ODM after NIMADM migration. running cfgmgr:Method error (/usr/lib/methods/lncentGotoV2 adapter/pciex/df1028e24204000 phase2): 0514-068 Cause not ...
about 8 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Request "proxy aware" hmc feature for managed system firmware updates

Pls add proxy aware hmc feature for managed system firmware updates. Specifically, this is -HMC update, start licensed internal code wizard, select ibm service web site, etc....
almost 9 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration


SUBMITTER SECTIONFIT Number: MR1115062925User Marketing Field Requirement Number: MR1115062925Title: HSM LAN FREE BackupSubmitted By: Amy L Wilder/Philadelphia/IBMOriginators Area: EASTFPOC: Glenn Wilcock/Tucson/IBM Submitted Date: 11/15/2006Due D...
about 10 years ago in AIX 3 Not under consideration