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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

White Label UI Elements in PowerVC Web Interface

Permit customization of the web interface to enable branding or enterprise logos to be presented
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

'WPAR-specific routing support' for PowerHA WPAR-enabled Resource Groups

We want to use PowerHA to aid availability of some critical business applications and databases running in WPARs.The WPARs have to be placed in different Network Security Zones (Prod/Dev/Test) to ensure network segmentation. So every of this WPAR ...
over 6 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Planned for future release

Allow defaut Edit/Browse option on Create Object Filter

Provide the option to select the defualt LPEX as either Edit or Browse for each Object filter so when an object in that filter is opened with double click it will defaut to the default that has been set for it. Use Case: This would make it quicker...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

RPG should be named after release

RPG should be identified with OS version to show it is not the rotten RPGI, RPGII, OR RPGIII. Use Case: The first line should replace ** FREE with** RPG 7.1** RPG 7.3** RPG 8 If we want to compile it in previous version for the sake of compatibili...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 1 Not under consideration

CISCO Enhanced Mode uncommited zones

PowerVC does not raise an error to the GUI messages if it encounters transaction locks in Enhanced zoning mode on CISCO switches. We believe that an error should be raised to messages to inform the user they should contact the SAN administrator to...
almost 7 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Add underflow on the malloced buffer

the only way to get in that situation seeing in dbx malloc allocation, 3.1 allocations while it should be only Yorktown or bucket, is to have an underflow made on the malloced buffer : Like demonstrated in that example : dbx ./test_under Type 'hel...
almost 7 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration