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Enhancement request in yacc compiler for ipfilter to support more than 68 ippools

Using IP Filter: v4.1.13 (480) on AIX 6.1, 7.1 and 7.2, I observed that creating an ippool with more than 68 ip addresses in it doesn't work as expected. It doesn't give any error while creating an ippool, but when we try to list the pools using i...
over 6 years ago in AIX 5 Not under consideration

HMC offload

vHMC unable to offload problem data to USB.
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Planned for future release

Integrate Huawei Storage Cinder driver into PowerVC

Huawei Storage is not one of the available storage providers in PowerVC. Please integrate the Huawei Storage Cinder driver into PowerVC. Huawei is Platinum Member of Openstack, Huawei Storage is also a core Cinder team member and has had in-tree C...
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

Screen Designer droping a reconrd in a Window should include window keyword referencing the existing window

When buiding a window that contains a subfile, we typically have at least three record formats: the subfile, the control and another one for the keys at the bottom. So using the Design Screen mode we would- create a new screen- drag a subfile reco...
almost 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Requesting a new attribute to increase / decrease CPU

Currently, we've a job scheduler called UC4 (appworx) which schedules jobs in our organization. This scheduler doesn't activates jobs when the CPU percentage is greater than 99%. The jobs remains in a CPU_WAIT state until the CPU % is below 99%. S...
over 6 years ago in PowerVM 1 Not under consideration

NIM fails to export /export/nim/scripts.

Please refer to PMR 15019,101,616 - NIM fails to export /export/nim/scripts.
over 6 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

add cloned node to powerha cluster

Add the ability to add cluster node created(cloned) by mksysb from the existent node.
over 6 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 2 Not under consideration

Aix Live update in shared memory

AIX live update in 7.2 is not supported in shared memory and the LPAR has to use dedicated memory , this acts as a bottleneck as all the servers have shared memory .
over 6 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

GLVM needs to support 4K disks

The GLVM code that ships with aix does not support 4k disks. Currently, the code only supports 512 byte disks.
over 6 years ago in AIX 1 Is a defect

Exclude specific projects from shared network

When configuring a shared network it appears in all projects. Would it be possible to select specific projects to be excluded from seeing and deploying onto the network? Similarly it would nice to have this for host groups as well, more fine grain...
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under consideration