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Large number of joblogs produced

We are using Infor XA When jobs run, instead of producing one joblog, they are producing many joblogs of approx. 100 pages. We have examples where hundreds of joblogs are produced. If there is an issue and Infor want the joblog, it is not practica...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 1 Not under consideration

Enable Journal Caching for all customer libraries including Q

We are using IBM Lab tool PowerSc and we noticed jobs with large journal wait for QZRDQWKEDT/QSQJRN. We tried to use journal cache (*YES). CHGJRN JRN(QZRDQWKEDT/QSQJRN) JRNCACHE(*YES) It failed with MSGID CPF709F , see attached document. Use Case:...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Not under consideration

Add a drop down to choose VIO Server on vNIC create on deploy

PVC 2.0.2.x introduced the ability to create network adapters in preferred order OR allow automated order on adapter creation. That was very handy (I saw the earlier RFE and you stepped up) as building bonds on back-end I need to know which adapte...
about 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Enable customer to modify default login.html screen and put standard Mandated GOVT warning restrictions on it

All Govt sites require login panels to display standard access restriction text - PowerVC is currently non-compliant
about 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Turn off or change auto-selection of text when double-clicking error list

1) Do a compile, see errors in the Error List pane.2) Double-click on an error to get the errors marked in the source editor.3) Return to editor and commence fixing source.4) Select some source, but invariably forget that double-clicking in the Er...
about 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

CyberArk integration or support

we use CyberArk for secure connection and as a password vault in our organization.Are there any plans to have support for this tool or have any interconnection to it?
about 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Add Ethernet adapter e4148a1614109304 to AIX ARTEX catalog (for use with VIOS rules)

See IBM Support Case Number TS003577743 Unable to add VIOS rules for adapterPCIe2 4-Port Adapter (10GbE SFP+) (e4148a1614109304) lsdev -F "name:class/subclass/type" -l ent0ent0:adapter/pciex/e41457162004000 $ rules -o add -t adapter/pciex/e4145716...
about 4 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 0 Future consideration

VMWare TOOLS HMC

We need the vm TOOLS in HMC appliance to shutdown guest on VCenter and compatibility to work with Backup Systems.
about 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under consideration

Labels on RSS results not accurate

We would like the ability to change the labels on columns and have them reflect in our ACS SQL script results. We can change the labels now but the results still have the old label for the column so it does no good for us to be able to change the ...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

AIX NIM Alternate Disk Migration only for Updates

The ability to perform a NIM Alternate Disk Migration only to apply AIX updates, which is currently available only for upgrading the AIX release (i.e. 7.1 to 7.2).
about 6 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration