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NPE when prompting CL

After installing we get errors when prompting (F4) inside CL Programs. See attached stacktraces Use Case: Programming CL
about 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Is a defect

SR-IOV with VLAN list should allow NIB

There is great potential for enhancemnet in the use of SR-IOV in failover scenarios, where the control within each LPAR is realized by using an Etherchannel over two physical adapters. It's a pity, but nowadays such a failover scenario is only pos...
about 8 years ago in PowerVM 3 Not under consideration

vscsi mapping - IBMi to IBMi

Possibility to create vscsi mapping between two IBM i LPAR's. Currently command "pvmctl scsi create" showing only parameters where vscsi server ( parent ) is VIOS and vscsi client ( lpar ) is IBMi. I'm asking for option which allow me to set paren...
about 4 years ago in PowerVM NovaLink 1 Future consideration

Automatic conversion of ifx_loc_t (TEXT/BYTE) to/from ifx_lo_t (CLOB/BLOB)

Hello, Sorry for the IBM AIX product name but this is about IBM/HCL Informix and I can't find the product name in the list... We have legacy Informix ESQL/C code using ifx_loc_t to handle TEXT/BYTE columns. Customers want now to replace TEXT/BYTE ...
about 4 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Add WPAR names to ps output in snap tool

Please add the @ sign to the 'ps -ef' gathered in a snap (-k flag). Currently WPAR processes show up with an ID of +ID as in +0. It is more useful to see the wpar name as well as the PID inside the wpar.
over 8 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Option required for saving Data Overview Diagram for future references

Due to some business requirement I was generating a Data Overview Diagram from some of the tables from our database. I created the overview diagram and then added some additional information, but couldn't find any option to save the overview diagr...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

The Design tab of Screen Designer should show all non-hidden items defined on the record

When designing records, I would like to see all fields/constants without regard to conditioning or attributes. Currently, I comment out the DSPATR(ND) or indicators while I am working on the design, so that I can see everything defined in the reco...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Merge tool for LPEX editor

Extend the LPEX editor to have diff and merge capabilities. Use Case: * Select two source members, and see within the editor where those two versions differ.* Apply changes from one member to another.
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Not under consideration

Add ability to select compare tool to use

Add the ability to select which compare tool - LPEX or text - to use within RDp. The compare to each other always brings up the Text Compare.1) select two members in an RSE filter2) the compare with only allows ?each other? this is OK.3) There sho...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Compare to file should be available from the Remote Systems view

Create consistency between the LPEX editor and RSE views when it comes to Compare tooling:1) Compare to file should be available from RSE View2) Compare options should be available from the open source in the LPEx editor other then from the Edit g...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 7 Not under consideration