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support multibos under VIO

Support of multibos under VIO.
almost 7 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 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...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Languages - Other 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...
over 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...
over 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...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Future consideration

Expose fast path to Long SQL Name directory in OBJECT_STATISTICS or similar function

The SQL function OBJECT_STATISTICS returns the Long SQL Name for system objects that are also SQL objects. However there is no "fast" way to access these objects by their LONG name, full or generic. Provide a way to access objects by Long SQL Name...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Display AIX LPAR "Variable Capacity Weight" in 'topas -C' view

Please enhance the 'topas -C' view to display the "Variable Capacity Weight" for each AIX partition in the Cross-partition panel view. Or provide a new option, along with -C, to display this information. The "Variable Capacity Weight" can be displ...
almost 7 years ago in AIX 3 Not under consideration

Add version/release check to RTVSQLSTM "compiler"

When running SQL via RUNSQLSTM, it would be nice to have the ability to check the current IBM i VxRy and conditionally control (include) sections of code. For example, many IBM Services UDTFs have new or changed input parameters on later releases....
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Record/audit all user profile parameters/fields

We log all user profile changes into a database table. This works very well using the user profile exit points (QIBM_QSY_CHG_PROFILE etc). For some time we have decided to store additional information (eg. company number) in the user profile objec...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Security 1 Not under consideration

Add mksysb flag for barebone boot image

Opening RFE from a recent case situation. Customer has an environment where the mksysbs taken of all production LPARs are over 30GB in size. Recommendation is to add a flag to the mksysb command that only backs up the system critical FS/LVs and fi...
over 4 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration