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RPG IV extension regarding license program 5770SS1-27-DB2-Multisystem

RPG IV provides a file information data structure with database specific feedback information. In position 397 of the FIDS there is an unsigned integer field for the relative record number. This field contains the RRN of the record which was affec...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

Launch Run SQL scripts from rdi debug monitor variable

In RDI debugger, when working with an rpgsql, could “launch run sql scripts” be added as a menu option for a monitored variable? My rpgsql program builds the sql statement based on prompted entries on the display file. When testing/ debugging, I m...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

HPE 3PAR Storage Support

Our Storage is currently 3PAR and this is not supported with PowerVC.In order to use PowerVC we need 3PAR Storage Support. I've seen that there is a Openstack 3PART Block Driver. Or is that enough?There should also be support for 3par mpio on clie...
over 8 years ago in PowerVC 3 Future consideration


From iseries I create excel files and write to shared windows folder for ftp access from suppliers.From iSeries I create EDI transport documents to be transmitted to customers through the EDI proprietary application. Now use SMBv1 (SMBv2 not avaia...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 3 Not under consideration

Content assist proposals from included stream files

In LPEX editor while editing RPG source code it is not possible to get content assist entries from included stream files (even if the include path is absolute). Include the content of the included stream files in the content assist proposals. Add ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Transmit Service Information - option not to send confirmation email

When service information is transmitted this generates a confirmation email such as: "Successfully transmitted an operational test (heartbeat) Information." Whilst this is useful when setting up the feature it would be good to have a checkbox to d...
about 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

UAK Longer validated period

We want to have UAK validated period extended to 1 year at least. Currently implemented period of 180 days is considered too short. When system attention lamp turns on at UAK expiration, customers are forced to take reactive actions to decide if a...
over 6 years ago in PowerVM 2 Not under consideration

AIX UDFS on any raw device

udfcreate fails when not using optical or USB media.
over 6 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

"EXTEND TABLE" SQL statement

To day there are no elegant way to map OO class extensions direct in Db2. So it would be appreciated that Db2 invent a new statement that Extend a table as a new table with extra columns. In effect - Db2 makes a internal maintained one-to-one rela...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

PowerVC installation package enhancement

Include all the required software for powervc to the installation package itself. This way customer will not be dependent to RedHat subscription. Subscription should only for the operating systems related and not IBM product, like PowerVC.
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Not under consideration