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117 VOTE

HMC Performance Dashboard shows different calculated graphs depending if the LPAR is in Shared-Pool and Dedicated Mode

At the moment the HMC Performance Dashboard is using a different calculation method - depending on the LPAR using Shared-Pool or Dedicated-Donating Mode - to display the CPU utilization graph without any hint of these differences. Both graphs are ...
over 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Future consideration

Improve smbc performance with multiple threads

When multiple threads access an smbc share, individual threads may pause for long periods of time while one thread seems to have almost exclusive access to the share.
6 days ago in AIX 0 Submitted

Add view or udtf JOB_QUEUE_ENTRIES

Because the view JOB_QUEUE_INFO already exist, so similar to the output_queue_xxx views the job_queue_entries view is missing select * from qsys2.job_queue_entrieswhere job_queue_name = 'QBATCH'
25 days ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Submitted

Provide Exit Point support for SSHD Daemon

We would like to utilize the standard IBM exit point program interfaces QIBM_QZDA* to provide control for the SSHD (SSH Daemon) provided with OpenSSH 5733-SC1. This protocol should have the same support available as Telnet, ODBC and FTP protocols ...
5 months ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Under review
134 VOTE

Dynamically editable min/max fields when LPAR gets shut down

When you are on a partitions memory configuration section and the partition is running you can only change the allocated value and the min/max values are greyed out. When the partition is then shut down the min/max values should be editable but th...
almost 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Future consideration

IWS support for elements with attributes

Have IWS support WDSL where elements have attribute definitions like in the following example
16 days ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Future consideration

Do not see throttled machine(s) in the CMC GUI and got no SMS / Mail about Throttling

Hi by accident we see in our environment one E1080 throttled...i see this at the HMC but o don't see any message, Graphical hint or whatever in the CMC. So i want to see when login to CMC an alter about throttling and want to receive SMS , Mail if...
3 months ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Future consideration

When using GO PTF option 8, have a splash screen before options menu to remind review of PTF instructions such as cume

When using GO PTF opt 8 a splash screen comes up before the options menu that states if doing a major PTF update (such as cume and groups) to review the cume instructions and make sure any pre-req steps which are part of the cume instructions are ...
2 months ago in IBM i / PTF and Service 0 Under review

Add Last SAVED Media information to IFS objects similar to IBM i objects.

Today, I can use QUSROBJD or QGYOLOBJ to extract the save information for a given IBM i object. There is no such attribute associated with IFS objects, however. The request is to add an IFS object property for the last saved operation with all the...
11 days ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 0 Submitted

Enable Shared Processor Pool within PEP 2.0

In the current implementation of PEP 2.0, the processor resources available in operation are composed of the respective Base Activations per machine and the additional credits. The limit of the usable resources corresponds to the total installed p...
7 months ago in PowerVM 1 Not under consideration