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1VM with more then one storage connectivity group

storage connectivity group , can single VM use two different storage connectivity groups?
almost 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

CPU shared pool management

Could you check functionalities below : - is it possible to implement checking of the CPU shared pools while creating compute template?- possibility to create CPU shared Pool from PowerVC, list them ? have them visible while creating compute templ...
almost 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Please expand content assist for SQLRPGLE programs

I use content assist to help develop SQLRPGLE programs with embedded SQL. I think it would helpful if the content assist was expanded. Most notably the SQL FETCH statement only presents a generic option. It would be helpful if there was a way to s...
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

trustchk needs an option to specify volume group or logical volume (jf2/jfs2) when using the 'tree' option

trustchk has an option (-i) so that it ignores NFS mounted objects. Also needed is a way to limit the 'tree' option to only rootvg, or better to a specific volume group or logical partition (jfs/jfs2). On a AIX node with multiple volume groups, te...
almost 6 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

IDS 12.10 syspurge enhancement

We are experiencing locking errors during IBM Informix Dynamic Server syspurge causing a failure to complete syspurge specifically with tables using interval fragmentation. We understand that currently IBM cannot guarantee that there will not be c...
almost 3 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Add cli_chgrpmem command in order to add/remove 1,000+ users to/from a group

The current PowerHA release does not allow to add a group with 1000+ ID (verified with 1023 and 1246 IDs): doing so, CSPOC produces "Command is too long" error. Increasing CSPOC internal buffer to 32K does not help (debug iFix "dbg40041_a" was tes...
almost 3 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Future consideration

SRIOV in shared mode: HMC debug facilities

SRIOV in shared mode: There are no HMC debug facilities like send/receive power nor wrap plug diagnostics.
almost 3 years ago in PowerVM 1 Not under consideration

Add details on syslog messages

The current syslog messages around service stop/start/restart do not provide enough information as required by the customer. The requirement is to add the following information to the current syslog message: username (who did the action), time, af...
almost 6 years ago in AIX 3 Is a defect

Please add support for Option 82 to AIX DHCP Server Process

Please add support for DHCP option 82 (i.e. the DHCP Relay Agent information option) to the AIX DHCP Server daemon (/usr/sbin/dhcpsd) so that it correctly handles requests from clients that are received via a DHCP relay agent (such as a Juniper ro...
almost 6 years ago in AIX 3 Not under consideration

support for multiple PCM Dashboard

remote and HMC session disconnects during ios restoration/migration which results in abnormal job termination thus delaying the project.
almost 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under consideration