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Automation to activate / deactivate RPV server & client devices for PowerHA/XD managed GLVM VGs before after FS related tasks.

PowerHA/XD handles the RPV server & client devices on it's own. After the resource group take over has been completed, PowerHA/XD will: - unconfigures the RPV server devices (puts them to defined state) belonging to the RG's volume groups on ...
7 months ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Submitted

"Linked paging": enhanced content paging

Scenario: pressing CTRL+2 in an open window opens another window into the same member. The PageUp and PageDown keys page in the window where the cursor's located, not in any other window. Proposed enhancement: an option that would page across mult...
7 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Not under consideration

GUI continuously shows "Fetching Topology" when duplicate names exist in the configuration.

The GUI should accept duplicates names as the CLI does.
7 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Submitted

Support DEC keyword to declare Decimal variables

There is a need to support the DEC keyword when defining decimal variables in RPG IV. It would match both SQL and all other HLL on the system. I understand perhaps the implementation of FIXNBR(*INPUTPACKED) contributed to the decision to use Packe...
7 months ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 3 Not under consideration

Enable customer to modify default login.html screen and put standard Mandated GOVT warning restrictions on it

All Govt sites require login panels to display standard access restriction text - PowerVC is currently non-compliant
7 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Enhance POSDBF CL command to support same features as POSITION parameter of OVRDBF

When using CL, the OVRDBF can be used to get to the specific record in a file using its POSITION parameter. But once the CL RCVF is run, the file is open and OVRDBF's POSITION cannot be used, obviously. The POSDBF command can be used but it only a...
7 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

CPYFRMIMPF support MBROPT(*UPDADD) for temporal tables

It is a very common occurrence that I receive an Excel file containing new data (e.g. new pricing from accounting). This data needs to be imported into Db2, replacing the existing data. They don't send me the complete data, only change data that h...
7 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration

Allow ACS to run macros in silent mode

The idea is to allow ACS to run macros from command line. This could allow to run some processes on IBM i with just SSH or maybe Ansible calls, without using VNC.
7 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

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_...
7 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...
7 months ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 2 Future consideration