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RDi recent file list file name translation

My recent files shows: 1 ITEM_5FT.SQLRPGLE2 DIV_5FT.RPGLE3 SHIPPING_5FH.RPGLE4 SHIPPING.SQLRPGLE Only the 4th name is accurate, the other names are really ITEM_T.SQLRPGLE, DIV_T.RPGLE and SHIPPING_H.RPGLE. Use Case: editing code
over 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Future consideration

Perfromance Improvement for the AIX 7.1 commands grep, wc and sort in UTF-8 locale

Customer reported slower performance with UTF-8 locale, for scriptsparsing UTF-8 text with wc, sort, grep.
almost 9 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Build date restriction prevent customer from upgrading across AIX TL levels.

Customer : Kaiser Permanente Customer has over 2000 AIX servers running with AIX 7.2 TL01 SP06. When we try to upgrade them to AIX 7.2 TL03 SP02 But it failed because AIX 7.2 TL01 SP06 was released after AIX 7.2 TL03 SP02. AIX 7.2 TL01 SP06 is hav...
over 4 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Non cluster VG characteristics is showing in cluster properties

Points to be resolved where cluster is configured: >VG which is not part of cluster RG , CSPOC should not varyon/query/varyoff. >If we configure reservation on hdisk and VG is not mounted in cluster node instead some other node (non-cluster)...
over 4 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 2 Is a defect

Move selected (highlighted) block using the TAB key

While creating or modifying code (any language) where indentation is a good practice to visually structure the body of the entire program or scrip, this feature will facilitate the opportunity to massive move a block at once and not line per line ...
almost 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Sorting in NIM

In NIM all (?) listings/outputs of clients, resources and so on (also and especially in smitty) are not sorted, which makes it difficult when having many entries.
almost 9 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Permanent fix for resilency on NLQ feature on WEX

We need permanent fix on NLQ feature on WATSON explorer (IBM product)..disabling the port is not a permanent solution...we need permanent solution on this.
over 4 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Manage SSP disk snapshot

Our company is using POWERVC to deploy AIX LPAR on our Power systems using SSP disks. We need to use the powervc interface to manage the SSP snaphots, so we could use this funcnionality without the need to access the VIOs directly. By manage, we m...
almost 9 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under consideration

Allow changing Record Format Name in ACS Schema Table Definition Window

Allow changing Record Format Name in ACS Schema Table Definition Window after the table has already been created. The field is only available during the new table creation. Use Case: You chose the auto-generated name, but would later like to fix t...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

SR-IOV support for fiber adapters

SR-IOV support for fiber adapters
over 4 years ago in PowerVM 1 Not under consideration