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New values for vpm_throughput_core_threshold (enabling a more dynamic setting of the threshold).

Currently, we set SMT and vpm_throughput_mode on many LPARs. In a few cases, we use vpm_throughput_mode_threshold - set to match the entitled cores (small LPARs) or to one less than entitled cores for larger LPARs. We limit the use vpm_throughput_...
5 months ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

RPGLE - Prevent using Data Structure as a field

The attached file contains a subset of code with data structure definitions and code using the data structures. RPGLE will allow you to reference the data structure name and treat it like a character field and compile it successfully. I cannot t...
5 months ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 2 Future consideration

Enhancement to the new COMPARE_FILE table function, including both rows are written to the objects journal when rows don’t match, allow the starting and ending rrn, allow entry of the user and password to be used to connect with the file 2 when using rdb.

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5 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

PowerHA Cluster Testtool Test Tool enhancements require at PowerHA 7.1 and later.

When using the PowerHA Cluster Test Tool in Custom Test mode with a Test Plan, the NETWORK_DOWN_LOCAL event fails and brings down the network interfaces. Other network event tests may also fail. There was architecture change between PowerHA v 6.1...
6 months ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Submitted

Maintenance mode for VIOS in VMRM environment

Duplicate. Please vote for VMRM-I-39
6 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Not under 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...
6 months ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

Additional parameter for SQL function timestamp_format to manage language

Timestamp_format analysis is based on the labels in QCPFMSG (CPX3BC0 and CPX8601), so only one language. On my machine, french : values timestamp_format( trim( '02/Fev/2021:11:36:44 ' ) , 'DD/Mon/YYYY:HH24:MI:SS') -> OK values timestamp_format(...
6 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration

job and File monitors missing after 7.1 OS

In the IBM Navigator for 7.3 OS version, we can see only 2 job monitors which are 1) System monitor 2) message monitor however in the 7.1 version there were addition monitors existing- Job monitor, file Monitor and B2B Activity. For more info of ...
6 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

Enhancement for remanaging Linked Clones VMs

PowerVC does not re-associate an linked clone to the master image after you unmanage and re-manage the lpar. This allows you to delete the master copies of the linked clones, causing them to crash. This problem also shows up every time you reinsta...
about 6 years ago in PowerVC 3 Future consideration

ICM required image_topology property from ICM 4.2 version.

ICM required image_topology property from ICM 4.2 version. PowerVC dont have this property and need to add the same. Below is the sample value for image_topology property.[{"storage_template_list": [{"id": "28476711-9a92-4c99-8d64-e2349b038929", "...
about 7 years ago in PowerVC 1 Not under consideration