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Include field name specified on procedure prototype in content assist prompt.

We have over 3500 procedures in our service programs. All have the field name that should be used specified on the prototype parameters. It sure would be nice if these field names were included in the Content Assist and would be injected into the ...
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Not under consideration

IBM PowerVC hybrid LDAP support

Openstack defines support for hybrid LDAP support documented herehttps://github.com/SUSE-Cloud/keystone-hybrid-backendthis allows isolate of work roles to unique ldap servers
over 8 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under consideration

Ability for Replacing PF/LF objects while compilation from RDP/RBD

It will be nice to having ability of replacing PF/LF objects while compilation from RDP. After going to Window ?> Preferences ?> Remote Systems ?> IBM i ?> Command Execution then checked the box for Replace object and unchecked Compile...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Push To Client - Save/deploy folder/files

Most 3rd-party add-on tools for Eclipse (RDi) store their configurations in one or more XML files. It would be great if we could specify certain files and/or folders that should be saved by Push To Client and deployed to the same relative path for...
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Not under consideration

Push To Client not saving Key Bindings

The Push-To-Client feature is not saving customization to the Key Bindings in RDi 9.5. Use Case: Push-to-Client is a great feature for simplifying the roll-out of standard configuration and key bindings would be a natural extension.
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Is a defect

Extend support for NovaLink versions

The product is used to virtualize POWER servers in order to run the company SW solution at many customers premises .It is delivered as part of the overall HW/SW bundle.
over 4 years ago in PowerVM NovaLink 1 Future consideration

List of members description in table

How to get the list of members from a file in the "i Project" perspective. Same functionality as in the RSE perspective "Show In Table" This is for a list to see member descriptions. Use Case: User to see all descriptions of files in iProject pers...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

resources limitations for projects em powervc

when multiples projects are created, there´s no option to create custom roles for IDS, like an id that is able to add storage and deploy a VM but can´t increase cpu and memory.Other issue is related to storage templates, there´s no way to restrict...
over 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Templates should work outside of /free section

Templates doesn't work outside of /free but they should. And snippets are no substitution for templates. Use Case: Template example I would like to have outside of /free: \rev ${date} ${user} Task: ${task} ${cursor}
over 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Clappmond RAS enhancemenets

Recently I worked on a number of calls where PHA application monitor timed out. Usually we can not provide a proper RCA in these cases which frustrates our customers.I propose to add an option to application monitor / clappmond to collect addition...
over 4 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Planned for future release