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Enhance PHA Startup Policy "Online Using Node Distribution Policy"

Today the PowerHA Starup policy "Online Using Node Distribution Policy" is hard coded to use the CPU load only.There should be the same list of options as for Resource Group Fallover policy "Fallover Using Dynamic Node Priority".
over 3 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Planned for future release

RAID Rebuild Status on HMC

After a defective disk has been replaced, the HMC user cannot see the status or progress of the RAID rebuilt. Only "lshmc -h" is available, to see the following status "degraded | n/a | enabled".However, this is essential for the further use of th...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Planned for future release

modify secldapclntd to integrate better with Windows AD

This would benefit anyone who is using Windows AD as an LDAP server in their environment. Currently, when using Windows AD as an LDAP server, it is required that users will need to have UNIX attributes set to define their uid number, primary group...
over 1 year ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release

PowerSC TNCPM should allow installation of ifixes without NIM

PowerSC TNCPM is widely used by customers to deploy security patches on AIX LPARs. Currently, the security ifixes are installed through NIM server. Some customers do not use NIM because NIM has a complex port requirement as described in the follow...
about 1 year ago in PowerSC 4 Planned for future release

Move the VLAN management from the host_group to the workgroup for more granular management. Away to have a backup of th

We have multiple VLANs in our PROD site, but a single VLAN in DR if the VLAN management was moved to the workgroup level it would be easier to manage the VLANs by creating a workgroup for each VLAN in PROD and mapping the VLAN for the workgroup to...
over 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Planned for future release

Error message when /usr/bin/hostnew not found

if /usr/bin/hostnew not found, host -n will return code 1, but doesn't write any error message to stderr. For better managability it'd be good to have some error message together with the return code, like: /usr/bin/hostnew not found, please insta...
3 months ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release

Port native boost libraries ot IBM i for xgboost

I cannot install xgboost (https://pypi.org/project/xgboost/) `pip3 install xgboost` because the native boost libraries have not been ported.This is an extract of the error message (which is attached): XGBoostLibraryNotFound: Cannot find XGBoost Li...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Planned for future release

Populate Outline View for CL program variables & files

When accessing Control Language (CL) source within the editor then populate the Outline View with the variable and file references and definitions like what is provided for RPG. Use Case: Anytime when editing Control Language (CL) source programs ...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 7 Planned for future release

NIM multitenancy

NIM is a single tenant application. In a multi tenant or complex environment a customer must install multiple NIM servers for different tenants or different network zones. It multiplies storage and compute used for the infrastructure. It is also d...
about 1 year ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release

VMRM - make hardcoded timeout interval tunable parameter.

Based on communication with support team dealing with case TS011408072 we would like to rise this idea. In a VMRM 'HA' Cluster, after a failover, there's a hard coded 5 minute timeout for AIX VMs to IPL and start again heartbeating with the VIOSes...
over 1 year ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release