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Several warnings when shutting down a Power-System

When a LPAR is selected on a Power-system, the selected Hardware (Power-system) is still active to operations, like "Power Off".In our unit, it happened twice that the operator wanted to shutdown a LPAR, and unfortunately shut down the whole syste...
over 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 4 Not under consideration

AFP Toolbox service program QAOCL/QAYTBFMCFG

Please convert the service program QAYTBFMCFG in library QAOCL for the newer releases of IBM i/OS. Use Case: Generate AFP reports programmatically without need for defining an external printer file.
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Print 3 Future consideration

lpex outline with many views

RDP(Version: 8.5.1)Using the outline view in the lpex editor. Use Case: If I in RDP(Version: 8.5.1) use the outline view in a secondary view of the source code in the lpex editor and click on some line in it,it alvays position in the source code i...
almost 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Is a defect

add support for QaneSava/QaneRsta to accept multiple arguments for LIB parameter

I am using QaneSava API to save libraries. I am using STRSAVSYNC and SYNCID option when I need to synchronize multiple libraries. By using this approach I can synchronize up to 32 libraries using 32 QaneSava calls. However, I have a requirements t...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 1 Not under consideration

Enhance code comment feature

Using ACS Run SQL Scripts version When using CTRL+/ to comment or uncomment without first highlighting the line of text, the product highlights the text to the end of line and then moves the cursor AFTER the highlighted text. This places t...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

change standard name of mail sender : username.hostname@domainname

we would like to have standard mail sender like :username.hostname@domainnameinstead of :username@hostname.domainname
over 3 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

No warning for Callhome possible for vHMC products it self

vHMC version 8.8.4 and 8.8.5 Customer uses the callhome wizard in the vHMC (Virtual HMC) when installing this product.At the end of the wizard, he gets a possibility to run a test event. This event hangs for ever, as this vHMC is not allowed to do...
over 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Is a defect

Customer wants 'member filter' on i project navigator

On i Series project navigator view, there are no function for filtering source members so that all members are listed.Customer has so many members and it takes time to find out the member that he wants.Remote system explorer has this function. Use...
almost 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

FOM Design Change Request

In the event of FOM related failures, current standard recovery procedures are causing longer service outages, which have a greater impact on business. For banking customers, all FC adapters are redundant by FOM, so in case of failure immediate ta...
over 3 years ago in AIX 2 Future consideration

"Change User Interface Settings? option is available only in classic GUI, can we have it in Enhanced GUI?

The web page says he can customize the user interface settings. He would like to change the default views to this above, using Enhanced GUI with V9.
over 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration