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This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM Power Systems products, including IBM i. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Ship Ruby with 5733OPS

Include Ruby as 5733OPS option. Use Case: We need a clean build of Ruby MRI. We actually use JRuby to develop our API. With recent PASE improvements (GCC, ...), we want to leave JRuby to use Ruby MRI. Ruby MRI will increase performances of our pro...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Not under consideration

Provide capability to restrict use of Global Variables in Subprocedures

Provide a capability to restrict access to global variables from local subprocedures. This could be done by adding a keyword to the dcl-proc specification that lists the global variables permitted for a given subprocedure. For example: dcl-proc My...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 18 Future consideration

CL Parsing in LPEX Editor not using Line Length Preference Setting

The CL Parser in the LPEX Editor does not use the "Line Length" preference setting (for splitting a formatted command into multiple lines) when the "Automatic formatting" preference is turned off -- even though the "Line Length" preference shows a...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Future consideration

Copy-Paste

If you copy a list of vertical data and paste it in iAccess Client, it will paste it as copied, while the desired results is to be pasted horizontal. Use Case: Data:123456654321 Copying the above will paste it as copied, rather than horizontally.
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 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

Recipient Email Notification of AJS jobs when job time limit exceeded

We need Advanced Job Scheduler (AJS) have the ability to send an email notification (not message to the message queue of the user running the scheduled job) to be sent after a specified scheduled job exceeds the time limit threshold specified in t...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 1 Not under consideration

Add Program/Library and Job to Index Advised Table

The index advised table (and the according Navigator interfaces) should be enhanced by adding the (last) program and job identification that caused that specific index advise to be added/updated. Use Case: In order to perform general application p...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

DB2 Next Identity Value has incorrect value

The majority of new tables we create contain a record identity column defined as GENERATED BY DEFAULT, starting at 1, increment by 1. This column is also the primary key for the tables. Most inserts into tables do not specify a value for the recor...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration

IBM i Access Client Solutions request

I would like another option under the New tab Action. Under the New Tab selection I would like to see a system selection option like we have on the main menu. Use Case: When I click on New Tab +, I want the drop down list of my systems like I have...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

IBM i Access Client Solutions Enhancements

I would like to see the New Tab preferences under the Edit, Preferences on the main menu. It is currently under the Edit, Preferences in the session manager area. Use Case: It would be easier to find if it was on the main menu.
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration