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Allow alphabetic expand/contract grouping in outline for fields

In the outline view, allow the fields to be grouped alphabetically with the ability to expand/contract the on the each character in the alphabet to view all the fields for that expanded character.All the variables that begin with 'A' would be grou...
almost 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Power Advanced Toolchain support

Advanced Toolchain is unsupported, therefore not desirable/usable for Banking. Add support (similar to IBM Elite support, to IBM PowerAI Enterprise, which is already a package heavily based on services of open source
over 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Allowed to access python on HMC through the CLI

Allow access to python on the HMC. We would like to use our ansible server to automate certain tasks on the HMC. From the CLI it looks like I cant access it when I run python --version. It seems to be out there ls -l /bin/python*lrwxrwxrwx 1 root ...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under consideration

Cleanup after a remote restart of a VM when a system profiles are restored from backups

Assume that a running system was failed completely loosing its profiles and running VMs were remote restarted by PowerVC to other running systems. In above case, after the failure loosing profiles and VMs are relocated auotmatically. When the fail...
over 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Searching in the member change history for the iProject perspective

One feature that I think it would be really valuable is the ability to search for an specific string in the member change history of the iProject Perspective. I appreaciate a lot the 'Compare with local history' featute of the iProject Perspective...
about 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Outline doesn't show all the information of a file

When opening a the source code of a RPG-Program, sometimes not all the information is shown in the outline. For example the subprocedures are not shown. Seems to be an error and the log of RDP shows an Index out of bound exception.See an example a...
about 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Is a defect

Add Searchlight in PowerVC

Searchlight dramatically improves the user focused search capabilities and performance on behalf of various OpenStack cloud services. Searchlight was originally developed and released in the Kilo release of Glance. It would be a great improvement ...
over 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

i Access for Windows for Vietnamese Language

Currently, i Access for Window is only allowed to input Vietnamese language using the Windows keyboard setting which is VNI method. This method is not commonly used in Vietnam as it used combination of numeric and symbol for Vietnamese accent. It ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Allow LPAR ID modification during Novalink Recovery partition data process

The current Novalink recovery process has been created to accommodate the recovery of a physical server from a Novalink only managed deployment and greenfield clients who are fine with not implementing internal standards. This recovery process is ...
over 5 years ago in PowerVM NovaLink 2 Future consideration

Application diagram for CLLE: don't ignore commands inside other command such as IF ELSE MONMSG SBMJOB

The application diagram shows calls from a CLLE member. However these calls are detected only when the CALL command is the main command. If the call is inside a IF, ELSE, MONMSG, SBMJOB, it is not shown.For instance in member MENU isPGM dcl &o...
about 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration