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PowerVC Cloud Manager - scheduled approval

Within Cloud PowerVC Manager having the ability as a Cloud Admin user to approve deployment requests but schedule the actual deployment for a given time and date would be extremely useful.
almost 8 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

Compare File add Default Source Library

When I do a Compare File for a source in my personal code library, I almost always compare to the same production code library. If I am in QRPGLESRC, I almost always am comparing to QRPGLESRC, and if I am in member xyz, I almost always compare to ...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Mark unreference fields in outline for easier clean up

When changing a program sometimes we obsolete program calls, etc with internal fields defined it would be nice to be able to clean these up quickly. Not all shops have a great tool like RPG Tool Box which has a feature that can do this for a major...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 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
almost 4 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Add binder source prompt to CRTSQLRPGI for lib/file(member)

Allow binder source file other than QSRVSRC for CRTSQLRPGI command when creating a service program object. All other methods for creating service program objects allow the binder source library/file/member to be specified. This allows binder sourc...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Languages - Other 2 Not under consideration

compile-menu in menu-bar, when screen-designer is in design- or preview-mode

in the screen-designer, there are the 3 modes "Design", "Source" and "Preview". in the source-mode, there is the possibility to start the compiler over the menu-bar. this compiler-menu is missing in the menu-bar when the design- or the preview-mod...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Access Client Solutions missing Windows program group shortcut

I'm submitting on behalf of customer's request.Customer questioned the Access Client Solutions shortcut not appearing in the list of programs on the Start Menu under “I” for IBM or within the "Add/Remove program" in Windows Control Panel. Use Case...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 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...
almost 4 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.
almost 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

Display button by 5250 java

Hello, is it not possible to tranform a PSHBTNFLD from a 5250 screen by a real BUTTON aspect in a screen 5250 when we use IBM i access Client Solutions.The button is actually transform as a simply box. There is no relief. It not looks like a butto...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration