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Make RDi available for Mac

Can we make RDi RPG/COBOL development tools available for MAC OSX? I understand that in the past the delay was due to the lack of verifier routines to run on OSX, but even a version without these would allow Mac users to use the tool to gain busin...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Not under consideration

Provide error handler for secondary thread of multi-threaded job

When a multi-threaded job encounters an unhandled exception, the system should be able to gracefully handle the error with the standard *INQ message to *EXT or QSYSOPR. Background When an unhandled exception occurs in the secondary thread of a mul...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 3 Not under consideration

RDi Support for 5250 Advanced Function Display Data Stream (AFDDS)

Enhance Rational Developer for i to support new 5250 AFDDS capability (see related RFEs). Enhance the RDi Screen Designer to generate and maintain DDS containing AFDDS keywords. This would enable IBM i programmers to upgrade their "green screen" s...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Enable Job Description to be defined on Printer Device Description

When a print writer is started there is no option to specify a job description. There are three supplied job descriptions:QSPLPRTW - used for all local and LAN Writers QSPLAFPW - used for local and LAN writers for IPDS printers configured with AFP...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Print 4 Future consideration

SR-IOV with VLAN list should allow NIB

There is great potential for enhancemnet in the use of SR-IOV in failover scenarios, where the control within each LPAR is realized by using an Etherchannel over two physical adapters. It's a pity, but nowadays such a failover scenario is only pos...
over 7 years ago in PowerVM 3 Not under consideration

resources limitations for projects em powervc

when multiples projects are created, there´s no option to create custom roles for IDS, like an id that is able to add storage and deploy a VM but can´t increase cpu and memory.Other issue is related to storage templates, there´s no way to restrict...
almost 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Add WPAR names to ps output in snap tool

Please add the @ sign to the 'ps -ef' gathered in a snap (-k flag). Currently WPAR processes show up with an ID of +ID as in +0. It is more useful to see the wpar name as well as the PID inside the wpar.
over 7 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Clappmond RAS enhancemenets

Recently I worked on a number of calls where PHA application monitor timed out. Usually we can not provide a proper RCA in these cases which frustrates our customers.I propose to add an option to application monitor / clappmond to collect addition...
almost 4 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Planned for future release

Merge tool for LPEX editor

Extend the LPEX editor to have diff and merge capabilities. Use Case: * Select two source members, and see within the editor where those two versions differ.* Apply changes from one member to another.
over 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Not under consideration

Copied connection on 8.0.3 causes opens to original connection

I copied a connection in RDP 8.0.3 in order to create a work environment with different library list. I used to create different profiles and connections but had troubles with properties being copied. The new connection opens just fine and sets th...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration