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ACS Schema Browser - Add easier temporal table activation GUI options

Add a right click option to tables in ACS Schema Explorer to activate temporal tables on a table. Or add option within the table / column creation windows to specify temporal table options. Use Case: Faster development, more feature rich UI
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

"Show in Table" view as provided in RSE needed for iProjects

In Remote Systems Explorer ther is an option to show all Sourcemembers or Library Objets in a table view. Use Case: his view is a substitute for the old PDM view which is urgently needed when browsing the short PGM names by looking at the Text Att...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Need possibility to do remote actions for multiple sourcemembers at once

We need the possibility to compile / use remote actions for more than ojust one sourcemember at once.The isea ist select multiple mebers and do the remote action or to select the complete sourcefile to do te remote action for all members Use Case:...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

As part of the IBM PMR - TS0022011993, need to add SNI functionality for HMC's

From: [] Sent: Tuesday, 7 May 2019 12:53 AMTo: Balamurugan ViswanathanCc: Abhijit Debnath2; Madhubabu Singamala1; Roshan Naran; Shine Ouseph; Westpac Gd Vio India; Bhati, Kuldeep; Nepomuc...
about 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

QMGTOOL improvements

(move to correct category if needed) Needed to use QMGTOOLS for a *http ticket. Not often used this tool before - for reasons. Now ran into some issues which should be addressed ASAP: * for HTTP issues, the tool runs serveral data collectionis. Fo...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / PTF and Service 2 Not under consideration

add comment (or label) on DB2 Views

On DB2 for i, it is impossible to set a comment on a view object. Neither the “COMMENT ON” nor the “LABEL ON” commands accept a view object. It would be very useful to set label (or comment) on views, to facilitate the work of database administrat...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Functionality already exists

LPM test frame size

LPMs fail when interfaces have different frame sizes (normal -vs- jumbo), please add a check for network frame size as part of the LPM pre-move validation.
about 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

IBM iSeries OS Spooled File export to Excel or CSV from Printer Output +/or

Multiple users with varying abilities need to download IBM iSeries Spooled files for analysis to Excel daily. We would like the general population who generate spooled files to be able to export into XLS please.Currently the options for download f...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Print 3 Not under consideration

Print size Hard Copy AS400 A5 instead of A4

Since using the new Java i Access Client, users are reporting that the hardcopy prints the page as A5 instead of A4. In the old version you could print with the standard settings without margins. Thank you Use Case: We are deploying Windows 10 at ...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

add -iname parameter to the find command in AIX

Recent versions of GNU find have an -iname flag, for case-insensitive name searches. Add this feature to AIX too.
almost 7 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration