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mkviosbk - Possibility to break the mirror while backup

Hi Team, please give us the possibility to break the mirror while backing up the system - so we are able in case of DR to restore a previous mirrored system on a single disk. The way is described in this article:
almost 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

With host down, show red hexagon on the host in the left pane

Add a red hexagon next to the host in the right panel when the host is down.
almost 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

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

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...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 10 Not under consideration

Add Align menu to right click context menu in report design to replicate functionality that is in screen design

It would be nice to be able to align headers/fields/constants, etc. in a printer file (PRTF) to the parent like you can when designing a screen (DSPF). Please replicate the right click context menu item Align (with it's sub menu) from the screen d...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

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

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

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

Keep multi-line DCL-S lines together when sorting

The "sort" command does not take into account DCL-S code spanning mutliple lines even though we have to key the semi-colon as the line end marker. Unlike the previous D-specs in fixed form it "seems" like it should be easier to determine ALL the d...
almost 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Support Subsystem names and multiple Job SubType Enhanced for all API format choices for calls to QGYOLOBJ

All other selection (filter) criteria work when calling QGYOLOBJ except "Active Subsystem" and multiple "Job Type - Enhanced". The issue with Job Type may be a bug, but the Active Subsystem should not be limited to only format OLJB0300
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 3 Not under consideration