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(RPG) Option to configure call level to display in application diagram

RPG application diagram is very attractive. Is it possible to configure the level of call hierarchy for RPG? E.g., select 3 levels or 5 levels of calls in order to make the diagram not too complex and readable. Use Case: Provide an option to confi...
about 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Is there any way that SAS RAID adapter (FC: EJ0U) used in S824 server can support SCIS standard disk pages 0x80?

System : Steel Mill Cold Rolling SystemActor : Our Team want to Fix the this ErrorDescription: The current system provides service using Veritas InfoScale, and the server configures the internal disks to RAID to duplicate them using the InfoScale ...
over 3 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Access Client Solutions missing Windows program group shortcut

I'm submitting on behalf of customer's request.Customer questioned the Access Client Solutions shortcut not appearing in the list of programs on the Start Menu under “I” for IBM or within the "Add/Remove program" in Windows Control Panel. Use Case...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Enhancement for mechanism to regulate Volume Manager Access for disks Provisioned across nodes.

Enhancement requested to restrict/regulate accidental provisioning of same disk (storage LUN) to multiple nodes at volume manager level(LVM) : In a customer environment multiple servers ,multiple LPAR's are managed by a SAN/NAS backed storage. It'...
over 3 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

SQL Prompting support in LPEX editor for Cobol on System I

Would like to have the ability to prompt on embedded SQL while editing a Cobol program. The functionality should be similar to SEU's abilities. Use Case: Developing Cobol applications on the Power System I.
about 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Source formatting

It would be great if RDp had the option to format the source code. For start, simply add the function to automatically indent the source code. This can be applied to the whole member or only for a selected lines. Use Case: The user right clicks th...
about 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Display button by 5250 java

Hello, is it not possible to tranform a PSHBTNFLD from a 5250 screen by a real BUTTON aspect in a screen 5250 when we use IBM i access Client Solutions.The button is actually transform as a simply box. There is no relief. It not looks like a butto...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Substring Operations for Numeric Columns/Fields

Have a built-in function (eg %SUBSTN) for substring operations on numeric columns/fields. The current %subst built-in function only operates on alpha fields. This would be very helpful to eliminate extra coding steps to convert a numeric number in...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 2 Not under consideration

HA GUI SSL Self-Signed Certificate

PowerHA ships with the ability to create a unique, self-signed certificate for each customer. we need the procedure for allowing us to purchase our own signed certificate
over 3 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Planned for future release

Allow encrypted services for SET_SERVER_SBS_ROUTING

We are using SET_SERVER_SBS_ROUTING to route our ODBC connections into individual subsystems based on the connecting user (and we have a lot of them).Recent security requirements enforced us to encrypt every possible system access.When changing su...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 2 Not under consideration