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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

PowerVC manager should be able to deploy to PowerKVM and PowerVM

PowerVC manager needs to support both PowerVM and powerKVM n same environment
over 7 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under consideration

16G port SAN communication support on EN0A and EN0B

TME is not supported on 16Gb FC adapters on AIX 7.1.
over 7 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 2 Not under consideration

Resizing VM not allowing to specify value outer than minimum/maximum in profile

Resizing VM not allowing to specify value outer than minimum/maximum in profile. I think the resize value should be with in the minimum/maximum values in profile. This is the case for PowerVC V For e.g, can not resize a tiny or small VM to...
over 7 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under consideration

Making an AIX full-system partition bootable on systems with IFL enabled cores

A full-system partition created on a Power9 box that has IFL enabled cores is unbootable. Leads to a B700F121 error. On Power8 a simple chsyscfg command allowed for reducing the CPU count on a full system partition profile, to exclude the IFL enab...
over 3 years ago in Power Systems Design 2 Not under consideration

NPE when prompting CL

After installing we get errors when prompting (F4) inside CL Programs. See attached stacktraces Use Case: Programming CL
over 3 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Is a defect

Debug (Service Entry)

Make the option for set Debug (Serivce Entry) available as part of the right click menu in an RPG source object or part of the right click menu for the editor tab when in RSE perspective. Another option would be to add an icon to the top that woul...
about 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Need to prevent port hijacking

TCP/IP Ports Required for Access for Windows and Related Functions as specified in IBM technical document N1019667 should be reserved for those functions and never assigned to other functions by any IBM program. I do not consider this to be an enh...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Not under consideration

(RPG) Option to configure call level to display in application diagram

RPG application diagram is very attractive. Is it possible to configure the level of call hierarchy for RPG? E.g., select 3 levels or 5 levels of calls in order to make the diagram not too complex and readable. Use Case: Provide an option to confi...
about 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration