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Support AIX 7.1TL4SP4 in S922 with direct I/O acces (Without VIOS)

We need Support AIX 7.1TL4SP4 in S922 with direct I/O acces (Without VIOS).Customer cant´t upgrade the systems to SP6 supported version because the ISV´s (Siemens) don´t certify it.Only certify SP4
over 4 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Virtual partition shutdown

HMC "Operations -> shutdown" asks if you are replacing a battery.This is impossible with only virtual resources.STOP ASKING ME THIS!
almost 9 years ago in PowerVC 3 Not under consideration

Automate Post operations of Image deployment or include with Image deployment process

I tried to deploy AIX images using PowerVC UI (in the Images tab, select image and Deploy), deployed a new LPAR successfully. But we need to perform few steps once the deployment is completed and LPAR is activated. a. Change the hostname/LPAR name...
almost 9 years ago in PowerVC 2 Is a defect


As par compliance requirement, we need to generate daily report on HADR sysnc report with timestamp. This is required for maintain required RPO/RTO as par business requirement. We need report in attached format please suggest how same can be produ...
over 4 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Double-Click or blockMarkWord select differently

Double clicking or using the action "blockMarkWord" selects differenty depending on the source specification location. Keywords defined for the d-spec areas select the quote characters where as c-spec functions do not. Use Case: Key any keyword or...
almost 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

IBM Power Series FC HBA Driver enhancement

Enable Driver of Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter (FC HBA) to alert gaps identified in SCSI IDs for the external storage luns (FC based Storage)
over 4 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 1 Not under consideration

iAccess for web 5250 session code page (cy)

Why no Host Code page 1377, 1200, 1208,.. in IBM i Access for Web Use Case: Try to use IBM i Access for Web.Found that no 1377, 1200, 1208,.. IBM first line support saying that it matches what CCSID supported by QSH environment in V7R2 Information...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Ctrl+W not functional in RPG Indentaion View

RPG Indentation view acts like a read only view of the LPEX editor which is very nice. One feature you get is the LPEX find. When I find and select (as I al most always do) to Find All, I can see a condensed view of the source (like I expect). Whe...
about 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

RDi 9.0.1 LPEX Editor - Outline View indicator tree

The indicator tree is a very useful feature. However, we have found that not only does it show indicators from the RPG program, it also shows indicators from the associated DDS (display files and report files) from the F-specs. This is not necessa...
about 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

RDi 9.0.1 Table View - navigation

When clicking in the Table View area, we must be extremely careful not to accidentally change a source member name. We are used to positioning, like in the Remote Systems tree view (and Windows Explorer), by typing a few characters of the member w...
about 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration