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Make hairline cursor a preference - always on

I would like to not have to turn on the 'hairline cursor' function each time I load a source member into the LPEX editor. It would be nice if I could set that as a preference so that it will always be on. Use Case: This feature would be used in LP...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 7 Not under consideration

SNMP Storage OID 32bit limitation on greater than 16 TB

SNMP OID not showing correct information due to limitation of being a 32bit integer var.hrStorageSize.15 = 421265408
over 5 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Debug view obscures edit view when in full-screen

When in debug, double clicking the editor tab maximises the source code view. This completely fills the screen; no other views are visible. When stepping through the program, the debug view re-appears and obscures the top part of the source code. ...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

RDp to handle special character in RPG

Unfortunately there is no solution at this time. The EBCDIC control characters used in the green screen environment have no specified visual representation in Unicode and it is left up to each operating system to decide how to render them. RD Powe...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Netboot Disk selection tool

We have disk system over 2000.When perform network booting.Many time spend for disk selection.When Disk selection menu, 6-next,6-next......We want keyword search tool .
almost 6 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

PowerVC support for Brocade LSAN (FC routing)

Within IKEA cloud (and automation) track there are systems (VM´s) that use storage from 2 different sites (different clusters). Today LSAN is configured for achieving this.
almost 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration


ACSのSQL Scriptsにてデータ表示後、コピーをするとハング状態となる。IBM開発側にて再現しており、「ACSを利用する際に、サイズの大きなファイルから一度にすべてのデータを要求するとディスクアクセスが大量発生するため、ユーザーインターフェースがロックされってしまうのは仕様です。将来的には仕様変更が検討されていますが、現時点では予定などは目処が立っておりません。」との回答あり。
almost 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Not under consideration

HMC Enhanced UI lacking client slot ID option for vSCSI adapters

The enhanced UI in the HMC is lacking the ability to choose a slot id for the client vSCSI adapter and forces the next available slot id on the client LPAR which may vary from LPAR to LPAR. This is not the case with the classic UI where you have f...
almost 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Not under consideration

Retain (with option to print) results in Remote Search view

Retain search results (Remote Search view), even after the view or the software is closed. Also, allow these saved search results to be shared between developers. Presently, when doing numerous searches (e.g., via "Find String . . ." [FNDSTRPDM] f...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

IBM i ACS Task Pane Should be Customizeable

In the Java Version of ACS (Currently at v the Task pains on the leftside of the main ACSLaunch window are not configurable nor are they moveable. This means they are laid out the way the last programmer who worked on it felt it was conve...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration