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CICS startup enhancement

We observed that a running CICS instance RCU space would be overwritten even if a duplicate CICS is not started successfully. Use Case: Prevent running CICS RCU userspace from being overwritten
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 3 Not under consideration

DNB Lithuania

test Use Case: Maas
about 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Not under consideration

AIX: GDB feature to read separate .stab files generated via -bstabsplit option

GDB does not have feature to read separate .stab files generated via -bstabsplit option.This file can be given as input to dbx but GDB is not capable of understanding the file format. With gcc we have an option "-gstabs+" which produce debugging i...
about 6 years ago in AIX 0 Not under consideration

Need Infinidat Storage support on IBM Powervc

I wanted a fully functional powerVC that supports the third-party storage system by Infinibox or Infinidat
about 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Not under consideration

AIX cfgmgr command should be fault tolerant

The AIX cfgmgr command is critical to 24x7 operation. It is expected and critical to design system software or operating system software to be fault tolerant. Therefore the cfgmgr command should not hang when comes across a faulty card, port, inte...
about 6 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Increase Maximum Number of Managed Hosts Per HMC Supported By PowerVC

I would like for PowerVC to support more than 30 HMC-managed hosts. I'm attempting to setup PowerVC in our environment, but ran into this limitation since we have 33 hosts attached to our HMC. Adding hosts within the PowerVC GUI fails because of t...
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Not under consideration

Enable AIX Diagnostics to provide meaningful error message when adapter is failing

See PMR above and also 71727,L6Q,000. Error message received indicated only 'link error' for a hardware problem. AIX today does not have the ability to provide a more exact error to indicate a hardware problem.
over 6 years ago in AIX 0 Not under consideration

Snapshot procedure to backup the vHMC

Procedure to backup the vHMC with vm' snapshot.
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under consideration

Create HMC TASK that assigns only HSCROOT password change to a custom role

Have the ability to create a custom role and assign a TASK to it that only allows selected role to have the privilege of changing hsroot password.
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 5 Future consideration

Compute templates (flavor) additions / support for API changes

Allow to add all of existing "extra specs" for a compute template to the GUI or support doing it via the REST APIs. Today, the "extra specs" for the compute templates (flavors) is not complete through the GUI. We'd like to be able to define the "s...
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Not under consideration