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Updated Firefox package

Updated version of FIREFOX needed (and all pre-requisite software) for some of our applications that run on AIX
about 6 years ago in AIX 0 Not under consideration

Frame work design for vmgetinfo called from WPAR

I reviewed all the available data and examined the AIX code of the vmgetinfo() system call, called from a WPAR. It is true that vmgetinfo() call, called from global returns quicker than vmgetinfo() call, called within a WPAR. As per the current de...
about 6 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

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over 9 years ago in Parallel Environment for Power Linux / Runtime Edition 5 Not under consideration

Add tags to the target devices by SCG or storage templante,so the customer can select which target they wants for to balance

By corporate standards and best practices the client needs to balance the wwpns of the target device(SVC storwize) for each deploy performed. We noticed that they could use powervc_target_wwpn_blacklist to try to force just use the required wwpns ...
about 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

IDS 12.10 syspurge enhancement

We are experiencing locking errors during IBM Informix Dynamic Server syspurge causing a failure to complete syspurge specifically with tables using interval fragmentation. We understand that currently IBM cannot guarantee that there will not be c...
about 3 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Stanza names for pwmod.sha512

The stanzas that pwmod.sha512 add to /etc/security/pwdalg.cfg are not descriptive of password algorithm that is being used as they are just 5 and 6.
about 6 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

"RPG" Needs to be renamed to something new

The modern RPG language was changed so much that it has almost nothing common with its old columnar RPG2. Programmers are labeled as old-fashioned when they mention RPG. Besides that, there is a game named RPG, and a weapon named RPG, it confuses ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 1 Not under consideration

Add cli_chgrpmem command in order to add/remove 1,000+ users to/from a group

The current PowerHA release does not allow to add a group with 1000+ ID (verified with 1023 and 1246 IDs): doing so, CSPOC produces "Command is too long" error. Increasing CSPOC internal buffer to 32K does not help (debug iFix "dbg40041_a" was tes...
about 3 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Future consideration

Add ICF file definitions to RDi outline view for ILE RPG

The "Outline view" in RDi currently allows an RPG developer to view the definitions for database objects. We would like the Outline view to also support the record formats contained in ICF files. Use Case: An RPG developer can currently see the re...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Options for Freezing/Unfreezing of the Column Header in the SQL Results tab in RDPi

In RDPi after going to the Data Perspective and connecting to a Database open the SQL Script. From the SQL Script firing an SQL statement the results are shown in the SQL Results view. While scrolling the result outputs the Columns Heading is also...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration