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Free form KLIST to allow same field in multiple KLIST

Allow Free Form version of KLIST with the same field in multiple key lists. For example displaying customer invoices I want to have a key list for Customer and Invoice # and another for Customer and Order Date and use the same field for customer i...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 10 Not under consideration

Change sequence of access path rebuilds to be based on use rather than size

When access paths are rebuilt; the database sequences the rebuilds to occur based on index size descending. Since history tables and indexes may be quite large but are not often used in Production processing; this presents a roadblock to making th...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

Automation to activate / deactivate RPV server & client devices for PowerHA/XD managed GLVM VGs before after FS related tasks.

PowerHA/XD handles the RPV server & client devices on it's own. After the resource group take over has been completed, PowerHA/XD will: - unconfigures the RPV server devices (puts them to defined state) belonging to the RG's volume groups on ...
almost 2 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Under review

Notification for Work load capping events

after an upgrade to a new serial number system, WLC information is "deleted" Use Case: thru the PMR I was able to get documentation to cover what happens when a server is upgraded to a different serial number server.The only notification that WLC ...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 4 Future consideration

[IGNORE: Already AVAILABLE] Provide a high-speed API to materialize info about a specific PTF

The QpzListPTF API and the SQL PTF_INFO VIEW are fine for non-critical applications. However they perform far too slowly for in-App use where the App simply needs to check if a specific PTF has been installed/applied. Today we have to matieralize ...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / PTF and Service 3 Not under consideration

Having a command to close automatically the Run SQL Scripts windows in ACS after an UPDATE

I use a .bat file to run automatically and SQL script (UPDATE) but when it's done, both CMD's window and « Run SQL Scripts » program remains open. I found a way to overcome using a taskkill for "acslaunch_win-64.exe" into the batch file, but a com...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration

ACS printer session with PDT doesn't print ex-shift-jis code.

The printer session of ACS doesn't print the code that isn't include in Shift-JIS.But the printer session of iAW can print the above code. Use Case: Same as printer session of iAW.
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Is a defect

LPEX Editor behavior when enter/delete pressed

I think that the LPEX editor should have a configurable option to control the way the enter or delete key works. Currently when these keys are pressed the LPEX editor does the same as in SEU. The most common behavior (in other edittors) is to spli...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 10 Not under consideration

Power HMC User Interface

The browser interface to the Power HMC console has restrictions not clearly identified the various manuals, technotes, etc. For example, you cannot open a 5250 console session when using the browser interface. That option is dropped when the user ...
almost 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under consideration

For RPG modify DSPLY operation code to use ILE Session Manager

Modifiy RPG operation code DSPLY to use the ILE Session Manager instead of the rather limitated program message screen. This screen allows to show only 57 bytes or so of text.It should be the same as in REXX or C. There is also possible to print t...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 4 Not under consideration