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CPU shared pool management

Could you check functionalities below : - is it possible to implement checking of the CPU shared pools while creating compute template?- possibility to create CPU shared Pool from PowerVC, list them ? have them visible while creating compute templ...
almost 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

trustchk needs an option to specify volume group or logical volume (jf2/jfs2) when using the 'tree' option

trustchk has an option (-i) so that it ignores NFS mounted objects. Also needed is a way to limit the 'tree' option to only rootvg, or better to a specific volume group or logical partition (jfs/jfs2). On a AIX node with multiple volume groups, te...
about 6 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Informix ESQL/C ifx_var_getdata() should do charset conversion when binding with CLVCHARPTRTYPE

Sorry for the IBM AIX product name but this is about IBM/HCL Informix and I can't find the product name in the list... Platforms: Linux Debian 10.7 or Windows 10Informix server: IDS-14.10.FC5Informix client: CSDK 4.50.FC5DB_LOCALE = en_us.utf8CLIE...
about 3 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Specify eligible storage providers in connectivity groups.

Requesting the ability to specify eligible storage providers in the connectivity group configuration. The reason being is any storage provider that cannot be zoned with VIOS ports in a connectivity group shows up as a warning in the environment ch...
about 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

RDPower 8.0.3: RSE filter/show in table - select member by modified date like F17 in PDM

RDPower 8.0.3: RSE filter/show in table - select member by modified date like F17 in PDM.Actually in RSE is not possibile to filter the member list (filter or show in table view) by modifiied date. Use Case: For example: I would like to view only ...
about 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Add details on syslog messages

The current syslog messages around service stop/start/restart do not provide enough information as required by the customer. The requirement is to add the following information to the current syslog message: username (who did the action), time, af...
about 6 years ago in AIX 3 Is a defect

Please add support for Option 82 to AIX DHCP Server Process

Please add support for DHCP option 82 (i.e. the DHCP Relay Agent information option) to the AIX DHCP Server daemon (/usr/sbin/dhcpsd) so that it correctly handles requests from clients that are received via a DHCP relay agent (such as a Juniper ro...
about 6 years ago in AIX 3 Not under consideration

support for multiple PCM Dashboard

remote and HMC session disconnects during ios restoration/migration which results in abnormal job termination thus delaying the project.
about 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under consideration

Implement PowerHA Administrative Domain Policies in os 7.3

It would be very usefull to have Administrative Domain Policies (at least QCST_AD_CREATE and QCST_AD_DELETE) implemented by PTF also on 7.3 version of operating system the same way like QHA_AD_ANZCADPRF policy. Use Case: Deletion of user profiles ...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / PowerHA 2 Not under consideration

Allow GeoMirror AA macro's to be tunable via ASPSSN management

Over the past year or so, we've had a few macros that have been created for Geographic Mirror via PTFs:1) window size: GETDATAPORTRECEIVEBUFFERSIZE and SETDATAPORTRECEIVEBUFFERSIZE2) directory sync tasks: GETFULLSYNCDIRINFOMODE and SETFULLSYNCDIR...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / PowerHA 2 Not under consideration