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PowerVC should use mobile ressources during ARR operations

Management of mobile ressources automaticaly done by PowerVC during ARR operations
about 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Automate Oracle migration from 12c to 19c using Ansible inside VM

We have 1000+ Oracle 12c which normally demand for totally new environments (install 19c and do DB work) for migration work 12c to 19c. Allocating new environments (VMs) is time consuming and resource consuming (cost in labour and hw/sw) so I woul...
about 2 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

RDI-COBOL: Allow apostrophe for SQL literal delimiter

See Support Case TS003461172--PMR's are old school :-! In the LPEX editor, SQL statements with a blank value trigger a "SQL0113 Name ' not allowed" message. e.g.: ----------------------------exec sqldeclare SampleCursor cursor forselect Field1, ' ...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

openstack services on multiple IP addresses

Normally, openstack services are running on loopback interface - each service on its own port. Additionally, there's a Apache httpd server that acts as a reverse proxy - it listens on primary interface (probably eth0) and forwards requests to the ...
about 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

acs search functionality for local files, using path designated

Similar to search functionality within “file explorer”, allow search of ACS files/ scripts stored locally, using path designated. Useful when searching for technique or sql function previously saved.
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Not under consideration

QALWJOBITP system value enhancement

The QALWJOBITP system value currently allows three values which define the following system conditions a) Whether jobs are allowed to be interruptible at all.b) Whether jobs by default are interruptible or uninterruptible. Given the condition that...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Not under consideration

RPGLE - Prevent using Data Structure as a field

The attached file contains a subset of code with data structure definitions and code using the data structures. RPGLE will allow you to reference the data structure name and treat it like a character field and compile it successfully. I cannot t...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 2 Future consideration

Add either Department/Manager fields to user profiles or add user defined fields

It would be very helpful if some fields could be added to user profiles for information like department and manager, or maybe user defined fields for this type of information. As it is we can't produce reports that can be distributed to managers f...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Security 1 Not under consideration

Bring back unused IP address list

PowerVC 1.4 removed the unused IP addresses from the IP Addresses page for a Network. Please make an option to include/exclude the unused addresses in the list.
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Thai language translation table

IBM i Access Client Solutions Data Transfer can't transfer Thai language file from iseries to PC. Use Case: Need Thai language data transfer table.
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration