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A Point-to-Point connection will experience slow throughput, when loop_back performance feature is turned ON.
almost 8 years ago in AIX 4 Not under consideration

SMC-R support for VIO client

To enhance AIX VIO client performance, the use of SMC-R in conjunction with vNIC and LPM would be of value.
almost 4 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

PowerVC - VIOS shared storage pool - cluster stabilty enhancement

In our PowerVC PoC environment, an unavailability of all vios shared storage pool resources occurred right after migration from PowerVC version Please check above PMR for details.
almost 8 years ago in PowerVC 2 Is a defect

JSON Output format in HMC API fpr RestAPI

Want to have the Option to get all Output from RestAPI in JSON Format rather than XML
almost 8 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under consideration

PowerVC deploy to push complete hosts file for domain

IBM PowerVC will push host file update to a deployed VM to add the local host , it also allows updating VM with DNS, this feature is to push a fully populated hosts file to the target VM to bypass the need for a DNS
almost 8 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under consideration

Include field name specified on procedure prototype in content assist prompt.

We have over 3500 procedures in our service programs. All have the field name that should be used specified on the prototype parameters. It sure would be nice if these field names were included in the Content Assist and would be injected into the ...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Not under consideration

IBM PowerVC hybrid LDAP support

Openstack defines support for hybrid LDAP support documented here allows isolate of work roles to unique ldap servers
almost 8 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under consideration

Push To Client - Save/deploy folder/files

Most 3rd-party add-on tools for Eclipse (RDi) store their configurations in one or more XML files. It would be great if we could specify certain files and/or folders that should be saved by Push To Client and deployed to the same relative path for...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Not under consideration

Push To Client not saving Key Bindings

The Push-To-Client feature is not saving customization to the Key Bindings in RDi 9.5. Use Case: Push-to-Client is a great feature for simplifying the roll-out of standard configuration and key bindings would be a natural extension.
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Is a defect

SSP LUN Space Reclaim

When using SSP deployment, Tiers can be created as Thin provisioned thus consuming LUN space that is used in the assigned LPARs.By time data in the LUs is written and subsequently erased, causing the LUs (and their containing tiers) to inflate.The...
almost 4 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 1 Not under consideration