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Dual VIOS env.: vhost-to-slot ID combination after LPM operation must be equal on both target VIOS

We use LPARS with DualVIO on Power Systems. We need to track Diskmappings to Hosts in Dokumentation, also need to add an delete disk mappings als Virtual Target Device on VIO for the LPAR.At start we get 3 vhosts per LPAR in ascending order, the o...
over 7 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 4 Not under consideration

Access Client Solutions .fdfx location

The .fdfx filepath set in a saved .dtfx gets ignored when the .dtfx is run. Instead, the .dtfx deposits a new .fdfx into its own filepath. Use Case: Saved download Sample.dtfx has the following settings: Output to C:\Users\username\Desktop\Sample....
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Is a defect

Icons for Access Client Solutions file types

Please set or provide separate icons for .dtfx, .dttx, and .hod/.bchx file types. Use Case: We open saved transfers and sessions from Windows Explorer all the time. Visually distinguishing downloads from sessions, downloads from uploads, etc., wou...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

IBM AIX RBAC Enhancement

There are application installation procedure that requires the creation of "/etc/rc.d" entries to automate the application startup and shutdown. e.g. # ln -s /etc/dbora /etc/rc.d/r...
over 7 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Access Client Solution paste formatting error

Using the ACS 5250 emulator and editing a source member, performed a selection with the cursor keys then pressed Ctrl+X to cut then repositioned cursor to perform Ctrl+V to paste. A blank line within the copy block caused everything after the blan...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration

JDBC exception when using KeyedFile read for table with more than 2 billion rows

Received the following error from a web service call as the application is attempting to access a table with 2.2 billion rows. recordNumber: The parameter value is out of the allowed range. It...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / JAVA 3 Is a defect

Nmon Enhancement requested by Nigel

Requirements which can be handled as DCRs: a) Could we have more information about the process like the Command name? That would help users see the thread to process mapping. Name is present in our data structure we can add logic to get these name...
over 7 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Alert Enhancement Request for Power Series - PSeries

A client has asked IBM to submit an enhancement request enabling an alert to be sent to SYSLOG such that the client gets an alert on all hardware (Mainframe CPU, Enterprise Disk, Enterprise & Open Systems Tape, Power Series CPU, everything…) a...
over 7 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Issue with Cron daemon in AIX 7.1

System: AIX 7.1Actor: Issue with Cron daemon Our customer experiencing an issue with Cron daemon in AIX 7.1: When CRON quit unexpectedly a /var/locks/LCK..cron remain intact with former CRON pid in it. In some rare occasions (or after reboot) anot...
over 7 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

MPI-3 support on AIX 6.1

web interface hasn't allowed me to select the correct product.It should be :Product: Parallel Environment for AIX------- Currently AIX 6.1 doesn't support the message passing layer MPI-3 functionality We would like with this RFE to get a porting o...
over 7 years ago in Parallel Environment for Power Linux / Developer Edition 3 Not under consideration