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UI enhancement : customize columns feature (disappeared in 2.0)

add back the rearrange/customize columns feature in the GUI
about 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

BRMS Console Monitor

To Have the BRMS Console Monitor autostart in QCTL whenever we IPL. This would eliminate the need to log into console to start Console Monitor after an IPL. Use Case: It would be an autostart job in the controlling subsystem QCTL. Currently the on...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 3 Not under consideration

Add Network Tunnelling support via VXLAN or GRE for PowerVM

PowerVM lacks of support for SDN solutions and only supports legacy vlan based layer 2 networks.Against this hypervisors under x86 supports network tunnelling technology. For example KVM supports VXLAN or GRE using OpenvSwitch. ESX supports VXLAN ...
almost 9 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 3 Not under consideration

PowerVC Administrative Projects

Please give us the ability to limit the verbosity of messages in certain projects. Give us the ability to mark a project as administrative on non-administrative. For example some projects used by end users don't need to see messages related to inf...
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Concurrent Change of POWER Compatibility Mode

Currently the change of the processor compatibility mode requires the reboot of the related AIX Logical Partition (LPAR). Particularly during a hardware upgrade through Live Partition Mobility (LPM) to systems of the next processor generation the ...
almost 9 years ago in AIX 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

Controlling of SQL FAST DELETE

They want to defineLibrary orLibrary/file and number of records to switch to FAST DELETE CUSTOMER 0CUSTOMER/DATAENTRY 1 15000 For each option 0 means no FAST DELETE1 means fast delete with number of records to switch Zero records means switch dire...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

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