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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

Run commands through debugger

When using STRDBG on the green screen we can access a command line. That means that when we debug a program that was called in an interactive sesson, we are in the same job and cans see/change objects in QTEMP of the running program. We sometimes ...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

SRIOV in shared mode: HMC debug facilities

SRIOV in shared mode: There are no HMC debug facilities like send/receive power nor wrap plug diagnostics.
about 3 years ago in PowerVM 1 Not under consideration

AIX tcp_keepidle default for keep alive packets

Hi IBM, The default setting for tcp_keepidle is 14400. This equals 2 hours between keep alive packets for idle connections. Most firewalls default to 1 hour before they terminate idle connections. Would you consider reducing the tcp_keepidle to 18...
over 6 years ago in AIX 3 Not under consideration

Remove Virtual Machines column on Hosts page for Cloud User roles

Advanced user roles can see the Virtual Machines count on the hosts page. Please remove this column. This information should only be visible for Administrator accounts.
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Not under consideration

PM and Self Service Role ability to View and manage data volume snapshots in web interface

Existing roles in PowerVC can create and list data volume snapshots with the API but can not see those same elements in the web user interface. This can be confusing and introduce continuity issues for users of the system.
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Multiple Domain/LDAP Directory Support

Permit PowerVC to use multiple backend directories/authentication sources. This is already supported upstream by leveraging Keystone domains
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

From a library, a CHGCURLIB option

In RSE, from a library, an option to change this library on the current library Use Case: Currently the option "Change Current Library" is only available on the libray list. It would be usefull to have it on a library
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

In the "Commands Log" view, a "Display second level message" option

As we can do on the DSPJOBLOG screen, the ability in the "Commands Log" view to position the cursor on a message and pressing the F1 key to get the message ID and second level text Use Case: Usefull to get the second level message as we can do in ...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Add db2 autoactive to Smart Assist scripts

To modify the DB2 start script supplied under the Smart Asssist automation process. We require an explicit activation of the DB2 data from the start script:/usr/es/sbin/cluster/sa/db2/sbin/cl_db2start <instance>
over 6 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Planned for future release