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Migration on multiple VMs

HMC supports up to 16 migration at a time (concurrent), but on PowerVC UI, we can select only one VM at a time and press on migration button
over 7 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

A provision to cancel VM migration

Need to have a provision to cancel the ongoing VM migration. This is useful if user wants to cancel it or in case of migration hangs
over 7 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under consideration

Automatic removal of deployment failed VMs from PowerVC UI

In case of any VM deployment is failed due to some reason, it would delete VM/LPAR from HMC automatically, but it won't get deleted from PowerVC UI/VM page. It need to be deleted in PowerVC UI too as it is happening in HMC.
over 7 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under consideration

VM Sate synchronization with HMC

Assume VM state is "shutoff" in PowrVC UI VM page and HMC. Activate the VM using HMC UI. It normally takes >4 mins to synchronize the state in PowerVC UI VM page with HMC state. I would propose a mechanism to set the time for automatic refresh ...
over 7 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under consideration

Financial Report Painter

Please include the IBI Financial Report Painter in Web Query. It has so much more flexibility than InfoAssist and the ability to build proper financials would be greatly appreciated. Use Case: Subtotals for profit or loss require expense amounts t...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 Web Query 3 Not under consideration

Allow cross system exception joins

Please allow cross system exception joins. Use Case: -- Not a valid statement. Apparently you cannot do a cross system exception join.-- SQL State: 56023 Vendor Code: -512 Message: [SQL0512] Statement references objects in multiple databases. Caus...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

ACS - Run SQL window in tabs

Currently, in ACS run SQL, is only one window whre you can run your sql statements. It would be more comfortable if there are more windows, grouped in tabs, where you can run your sql scripts.similar as 5250 display session, there you can have mor...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration

ACS 5250 Plugin screen history allow save as images

The screen history seems like a good idea but once you attempt to copy the history image you only get textual values from the screen. We would want to use the actual image of the screen. Please provide the ability to change the screen history so t...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 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

Add ability to retrieve Commit Resources to QjoRetrieveJournalInformation

Would like to have the ability to retrieve the Commit Resource information from the journal in the same way as you can see the information in the WRKJRNA screen. This will allow us to determine any open commit cycles in a remote journal object at ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Not under consideration