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Add FromStreamFile option to CRTPAGSEG

We turned FTP off on our system. I had the need to update a page segment & it look a lot of trial-and-error when using CPYFRMSTMF to copy the raw page segment from the IFS (added via network share) to a physical file to then execute the CRTPAG...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 1 Not under consideration

Outline View Artifacts from /INCLUDEs

In the LPEX editor (specifically for RPG) the outline view shows artifacts from include files. While I can understand that this may be desirable behavior some of the time, it is very annoying when developing a module that has includes for many oth...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Future consideration

Adding AI in Edge Computing based on Intel IPU and Nvidia DPU based on 5G Networking

1- Enabling AI in Edge Computing using the 5G Slicing Networks 2- Writing Device Driver for Intel IPU and Nvidia DPU devices to enable the IBM i and Linux accessing these devices. 3- Enabling the NVMe over TCP/IP for accessing devices over 5G netw...
almost 2 years ago in Power Systems Design 3 Not under consideration

PowerVC: include 'Allow performance information collection' on instance creation

Some applications require 'Allow performance information collection' set on the HMC profile but there is no way to set this from PowerVC
almost 8 years ago in PowerVC 3 Not under consideration

On Power 10 with IBM i fc5899 natively supported or must go through VIOS?

Do I have to use VIOS in order to use the FC 5899 on Power 1024 on an IBM i partition.
almost 2 years ago in Power Systems Design 1 Functionality already exists

RDi: Enhance Ctrl+Shift+M to jump to ELSE, ELSEIF, WHEN, etc.

Ctrl+Shift+M is used to jump from one end of a control block to another, and is very useful in identifying or skipping past an entire control block. However, control blocks are often made up of a number of 'sub' control blocks delineated by ELSE, ...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

change ACS configuration path names with proper encoding

ACS paths containing configuration files are stored with some special encodings, like: C:\users\<username>\Documents\IBM\iAccessClient\Settings\client.configuration\com.ibm.iaccess.base.x0041csx0053ystemx0043onfig It seems that those x0041 s...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

64-bit support in AIX maintenance mode

If AIX is started in the maintenance mode to repair the system, 64-bit programs can't start by default: "Cannot run a 64-bit program until the 64-bit environment has been configured." The usual way is to start /etc/methods/cfg64 if filesystems are...
almost 2 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Vios - enhance lsnports command to provide more info

Enhance the command lsnports so that it displays additional info that what is shows already I would like to be able to see Customer Added info (From the odm) added by maybe a chdev to add a description field for each lsnports entry to show me (fab...
almost 8 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 2 Not under consideration

Free the Node.js runtime from obligatory UTF-8 encoding

The Node.js runtime does a wrong conversion of ideographic characters like german umlaut and italian accented letters.Characters are written like this:Päbra -> PÀbra Delbrück -> Delbrück Please free the Node.js runtime from obligatory UTF-...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Not under consideration