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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...
over 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...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under 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

Compiler: Replace object without moving existing object to QRPLOBJ

We have a LPAR which is used as a build server for ILE objects. Therefore the LPAR will only execute compiler commands, save the created objects and send them to another server. The compiled objects will never be used (called) on this LPAR. When w...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Languages - Other 2 Not under consideration

Revert search (ctrl+f) behaviour in RDi 9.0 to the way it was in RDp 8.5

When you open the search (ctrl+f) in the RPG LPEX editor in RDi 9.0.0.1, you can immediately enter the value you seek and press enter. After pressing enter, the source is positioned to the value you searched for, if it was found. Now, in RDp 8.5 y...
over 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Is a defect

Warn when booting VIO that has config problem with a virtual adapter

Currently if a VIO is booted and there's a config issue with a virtual adapter, the VIO will boot but no adapter will be created. The only way to see why this happened is to put a check mark in the 'adapter required for activation' box. This isn't...
about 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

Increase the limit of 32 domains in /etc/resolv.conf for AIX_7 and the resolver nslookup.

Hello, Topic: Increase the limit of 32 domains in /etc/resolv.conf for AIX_7 and the resolver nslookup. Environment: AIX 7200-05-02-2114 I am looking to access all other AIX partitions that are in different network domains. I have therefore pla...
about 2 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

Allow Resequencing and Delete options for Filters in RDi

When changing an existing Member, File, or Library filter, you're choice is to add filter entries. I would like to be able to delete existing filter entries and resquence the existing entries so that the (in this case) members appear in my desired...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Future 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

PEP and any cross-site HMC management of systems in different locations

We have had multiple customers that have requested a requirement of "knowing the address of the system" rather than that of the problem analyzing HMC. They need to identify the service address of the machine rather than the managing HMC so they kn...
over 8 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Future consideration