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Maintain *MSGF-objects using the "i Projects Navigator"

Currently there is no support to maintain *MSGF-objects in RDi.There is a plugin available (iSphere) which allows maintenance of these objects using the "Remote Systems View", but it would be nice to natively support this in RDi from within the "i...
almost 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

CLI interfcae to update/replace self-signed certificate

Create a way to update/replcae the self-signed certificate with a new certificate via the command line.CLI interfaces to create a CSR (certificate signing request), and then to import a new certificate.
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Not under consideration

Enhance 'Run Cycle Preview' in Workload Automation

Need new feature on 'Run Cycle Preview' tab for Workload AutomationCurrently 'Run Cycle Preview' tab shows on which days the entire job stream runs, but it does not say anything if one or more jobs from job stream are excluded through 'No Operatio...
over 3 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

HMC - Permit use of IMM for power operations and remote console

HMCs current ship with an IMM, but customers are told not to use them. We would like the IMM to be a supported feature and would additionally like the "remote control" (virtual KVM) feature to be enabled.
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

SSH using Okta Radius agaent

We implemented SSO/MFA using OKTA Identity and also would like to leverage SSH login using okta radius agent.
over 6 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Console Connect Tool Needed for Red Hat Linux Customer Use

We have a complaint open for a client running RHEL on Power VM. They have Red Hat support and in order to do debugging the Red Hat team needs a way for the customer to capture console output via serial port connection. They provided the following ...
over 3 years ago in Parallel Environment for Power Linux / Runtime Edition 1 Not under consideration

Run SQL Scripts Tab Key no longer works

Downloaded the new IBM i Access Client Solutions Version Build 7290 July 17, 2017 64-bit.(Excellent enhancements!) However I noticed the tab key no longer works in Run SQL Scripts. Pressing the tab key results in my cursor disappearing. Th...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration

BRMS enhancement: Option to set SAVACTOPT (*ALWCKPWRT) in a BRMS control group

I want to save SAP IFS objects using BRMS. The SAVBRM command has a parameter named SAVACTOPT. For this parameter I can use the option *ALWCKPWRT. I can't find such a parameter within the BRMS control group definition or the STRBKUBRM command. Thi...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 2 Not under consideration

To enable IPSec filter for network range in AIX servers

We want to allow one network segment alone like How to do that with AIX IPSec, we know we can do it for individual IP's with IPSec.
over 3 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Symantec unable to receive syslogs from AIX servers

Symantec unable to recognize syslog from multiple AIX servers because its unable to determine the hostname and IP address. AIX syslog by default adds "Message forwarded from hostname" to each log. When Symantec receives the logs they unable to det...
over 6 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration