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In RDPi from SQL Results view need new features to display multiple SQL query results output

Using RDPi from Data perspective after opening a SQL Script executing a SQL query the statement shows in History and the output of the query results in the Viewer of SQL Results view. Currently we can only view the output of one SQL query statemen...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

RFE Request - Monitoring same field from two (or more) programs

In the Monitors view, it is possible to monitor the same field more than once when it appears in two (or more) programs being debugged, or in two (or more) programs in the stack. When done, the field appears in the list multiple times as needed bu...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Allow defaut Edit/Browse option on Create Object Filter

Provide the option to select the defualt LPEX as either Edit or Browse for each Object filter so when an object in that filter is opened with double click it will defaut to the default that has been set for it. Use Case: This would make it quicker...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

RPG should be named after release

RPG should be identified with OS version to show it is not the rotten RPGI, RPGII, OR RPGIII. Use Case: The first line should replace ** FREE with** RPG 7.1** RPG 7.3** RPG 8 If we want to compile it in previous version for the sake of compatibili...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 1 Not under consideration

CISCO Enhanced Mode uncommited zones

PowerVC does not raise an error to the GUI messages if it encounters transaction locks in Enhanced zoning mode on CISCO switches. We believe that an error should be raised to messages to inform the user they should contact the SAN administrator to...
almost 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Add underflow on the malloced buffer

the only way to get in that situation seeing in dbx malloc allocation, 3.1 allocations while it should be only Yorktown or bucket, is to have an underflow made on the malloced buffer : Like demonstrated in that example : dbx ./test_under Type 'hel...
almost 6 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

PowerVC CPU pool performance graph

PowerVC aware of shared CPU pools. So why do we only have the ability to view frame level cpu graphs? I would like to be able to click on a pool in the hosts tab and then be able to go down to shared cpu pools and get a graph of what the pools uti...
almost 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

rlogin=false - enable scp to function along with ssh, sftp on AIX

scp fails when a user attribute is set to "rlogin=false". The directive for security reason is to disable the remote login for all service accounts, like Oraacle. when set to false the function to scp files between oracle rac servers failed.
almost 6 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Workspace should remember Debug Service Entry Points

All Service Entry Debug Entrys are gone when restarting the IDE - the workspace should save them in the same way it does with the other debug configurations (Favorites etc.) Use Case: Each time you restart your IDE you will have te reconfigure the...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Support the F3 "goto" function in RPG type source members

When editing an RPGLE source member, if you put the cursor on a subroutine or subprocedure name and press F3, the source code is positioned at the selected subroutine/procedure. This functionality is not supported in RPG source members. Use Case: ...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration