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tuning of storage monitor

VMR currently pings to each storage_agent every 10 seconds to monitor their status. VMR will log STG_UNREACHABLE in "events.log" file in case the ping is not successful within a certain time limit. The DR site and prod site are geographically disp...
over 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

DDSDesigner toolbar for common properties

Common properties such as field type, color, dspatr should be available from a toolbar in the design tab. Something similar to the toolbar in CODE designer.It should also work when multiple fields are selected. Use Case: User wants to underline he...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Suround selection with if, do, for, monitor in Lepex for RPGLE

Add a "Surround with" option in Lpex for RPGLE source similar to the one existing for Java. A common case when updating an existing program is adding a condition for a block of lines, i.e puttiong these lines inside a 'if'. With this option, the u...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

RDI - incorrect "date area" in source memeber

When the Rational Developer for i product is kept open and connected to a remote system (i.e. for "more than a day"), when a developer edits a line of code, it is "tagged" with the wrong date. In RDi the date can be seen when editing RPG code by r...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

PowerVC - VM Grouping

Actions taken against a VM are most of the time not desired against a single VM. Applications consisist of multiple VMs. Ex: Hadoop cluster, ICP, DB2 web +db +app.... Allow actions for VM by creating groups for actions such as "shut down", snapsho...
about 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Show Display File Description (DSPFD) parameters in the file Properties tab

Show Display File Description (DSPFD) parameters in the file Properties tab.Attributes such as "File is currently journaled" will show in File Properties. Also other Journal attributes. Use Case: When a user want to check if file is Journaled or n...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Manage Data Replication. Allow individual profiles to be sync or not sync

Using Enhanced GUI Under Configure Customize Data Replication, Local Customizable Data Change Warnings, User Profiles Data. The only option is to sync all User Profiles. If we didn't want to sync hscroot or if we only add one user we don't have th...
about 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

Kerberos for Samba server

The IBMi NetServer does not support versions of Windows newer than XP/2003 (, which means current PC's aren't supported to connect to the NetServer. We now have the option to run ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 3 Not under consideration

ACS Printing Problem

IBM様 大変お世話になっております。NN生命 佐々木です。 電話を掛けて頂きたいです。携帯:090-6652-3992 素人でも理解できる分かり易い回答を期待しています。 【質問】AS400のエミュレータ:ACS Ver1.1.8.0とVer1.1.8.1を使用し印刷テストを行っています。CA Ver6.1(Windows7使用)では問題なく印刷されます。解決策をご教示下さい。1.PDTを使用した場合、プリンターに外字は印刷されません。外字は、空白として印刷されます。ただし、LPIの機能...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 16 Not under consideration

useradm/secadm RBAC role has ability to change the root user UID

Hi, I recently found that using the ‘useradm & secadm' RBAC roles in AIX will allow someone to modify the root account and change the UID of root user, effectively destroying the root account and stopping root daemons on the server from functi...
about 5 years ago in AIX 4 Not under consideration