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Suggestions for note 624745106 related with RST command

Recently we've tried to use RST command in order to restore an object previously saved in the same system when it was being stored at *SYSBAS, but now the current path of the same object involves a *SYMLNK that redirects to an iASP. The purpose of...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 6 Not under consideration

update to mkcd utility

Enhancement to mkcd command. When writing to a virtual optical library, there are issues with mksysb images greater than 4Gb and with the way the data is stored on the cdrom filesystem.
over 6 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

IOSTAT-F Truncated Output

Hi IBM. The output from iostat -F is truncated at 20 characters for file-systems names. This can make it almost impossible to confirm the exact file-system that the IO is going to, when you have many mounts that all start with a similar name. E.g....
over 6 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Need a option in lparstat/vmstat command to get virtual cpu utilization in AIX

currently none of the AIX command show %physc or %VP usage. only nmon have it but not available to run a command. please add the %vp to lparstat or vmstat command similar to %ec.
over 6 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

For fully free RPG provide support for program described printer files

Provide support for program described printer files. Since in fully free RPG there is no support for output specification, please change the WRITE op-code to direct coutput to non external described printer files. The PRTCTL keyword for line spaci...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 3 Not under consideration

Test: Windows support on PowerVM :-)

If IBM can support Windows running on top of PowerVM I'd gladly replace all my x86 hardware!
over 6 years ago in PowerVM 2 Not under consideration

Block Paste without realigning code

There is a capability in RDI to do a select on a block of code(Alt+R). There is a need for the capability to do a block paste at the selected target that is basically a block replace/overlay or insert without re-aligning the copied block to other ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

TOPAS : Allow for hostname greater than 11 charachters

Topas on "topas -C" only allows hostname with 11 characters. Although one could use the "I" to get ip addresses, names at times are easier .
over 6 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Have 'chpasswd' Recognize an LPM

After changing the root password on one lpar, we use the 'chpasswd' command to propagate it to the other 100+ lpars in our environment. This works when using the crypt algorithm, but not when using the 'sha512' algorithm
over 6 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Prevent boot error B2006006

ensure at release of memory or at partion boot that enough contiguous memory is availibel to prevent Error B2006006 on Partition boot.
over 6 years ago in PowerVM 4 Not under consideration