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Migration on multiple VMs

HMC supports up to 16 migration at a time (concurrent), but on PowerVC UI, we can select only one VM at a time and press on migration button
about 6 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

A provision to cancel VM migration

Need to have a provision to cancel the ongoing VM migration. This is useful if user wants to cancel it or in case of migration hangs
about 6 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under consideration

Automatic removal of deployment failed VMs from PowerVC UI

In case of any VM deployment is failed due to some reason, it would delete VM/LPAR from HMC automatically, but it won't get deleted from PowerVC UI/VM page. It need to be deleted in PowerVC UI too as it is happening in HMC.
about 6 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under consideration

VM Sate synchronization with HMC

Assume VM state is "shutoff" in PowrVC UI VM page and HMC. Activate the VM using HMC UI. It normally takes >4 mins to synchronize the state in PowerVC UI VM page with HMC state. I would propose a mechanism to set the time for automatic refresh ...
about 6 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under consideration

RPG compiler bad behaviour with *VARSIZE and litterals

when a prototype declare size 1 option(*varsize),when the program uses the prototyped call passing a litteral parameter, even if the litteral is long, the compiler has no care of *VARSIZE, and truncates the litteral at size 1.the result is a memor...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 2 Not under consideration

Add ability to retrieve Commit Resources to QjoRetrieveJournalInformation

Would like to have the ability to retrieve the Commit Resource information from the journal in the same way as you can see the information in the WRKJRNA screen. This will allow us to determine any open commit cycles in a remote journal object at ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Not under consideration

Allow Installp to install filesets that begin with a number

Installp does not allow installing and uninstalling of a fileset that begins with a number. 3par has an mpio fileset 3PARmpio.64. It was installed on a customer's system and they tried to uninstall with installp -u and it failed.
over 6 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

dbx enhancement for vector types generated by XL C

See the testcase in the PMR. Enhancement needed to keep dbx in step with technical advances in the compiler.Currently gdb 7.9.1 demonstrates the required support for vectors.
over 6 years ago in AIX 3 Not under consideration

?kdb' on AIX instances to extract data from device driver directly - Request for replacement command

Background: Our support teams often run ‘kdb' commands on AIX operating system instances to extract data regarding certain device driver instances directly from the kernel. Problem statement: Use of kdb on production UNIX systems is frowned upon b...
over 6 years ago in AIX 4 Not under consideration

Per-process core compression setting

The core compression option is used to manage volume for a sizable influx of core dumps generated by application code. There were also important, though obsolescent, reasons for requiring compression that had to do with highly unfavorable dump-rel...
over 6 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration