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LPM should not switch to Default Processor Pool

During LPM via HMC-GUI (V10 R3 SP1051 / MF71688) the setting for processor pool switches back to the Default Processor Pool, if not explicitely changed by drop-down menu. Since Processor Pools are very important to us (licences) AND there's a veri...
25 days ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Planned for future release

Request for adding Allocated Processor System Thresholds to IBM CMC

The CMC currently provides the ability to set thresholds for alerting for Utilisation. Customers running multiple IBM Power systems however stand to benefit from a similar concept - Allocation thresholds, since having sufficient spare allocatable ...
25 days ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Submitted

Make RSS your own Examples easier to maintain.

The functionality in RSS to insert from Examples and to save as New Example is absolutely great. As IBM keeps enhancing what we can do with SQL, like the prompting for statement variables addes in ACS, would it not be great if we could upd...
25 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 0 Submitted

Stack trace in joblog

The lob log has been for ages been the best way to find post mortem issues with applications. However the job log was designed back in time where the call stack was typical not huge. Applications of today have huge call stacks and goes through var...
25 days ago in IBM i / Core OS 2 Submitted

For AJS, the notification message setting item cannot be set for double-byte characters.

This is an event when adding a job in AJS on the 5250 screen.The Notification Message item is set to type A, and double-byte characters cannot be set.Double-byte character input is important in Japanese environment. Please let us know how to solve...
26 days ago in IBM i / System Management 0 Submitted

Request for improvement of space padding when transferring data in UTF16LE

Please refer to AAA.jpg for the data on the host side. If you specify text format (UTF16LE) when transferring this data and receive it, the number of blank characters in the received text will change. (See AAA_UTF16LE.txt) This phenomenon does not...
26 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Enable PowerHA Replication for PowerTech Products

PowerTech Products are currently only installed on *SYSBASE, They Recommended replication of Certain Objects but i donot have the Option to add it to PowerHA. Here are the Objects that they are recommending to replicate for Authority Broker: Step ...
26 days ago in IBM i / PowerHA 0 Submitted

Add More Resource type to Replication - ADDCADMRE

*DTAARA, *FILE, *OUTQ, *DEVD, *LIB also should be added to Monitoried resoucrses since some third party aplpication requires certain Objects to be replicated across ALL LPARs, inorder to maintain User Profiles, Data etc. Most of these objects only...
26 days ago in IBM i / PowerHA 0 Submitted

Keep the filters up

In capacity monitoring for example, I would like to keep my filters actives when clicking on one of the objects of the filter and going back
26 days ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Submitted

When using Navigator for i (Nav4i) add the function used in the tab name in use by Nav4i in that tab.

Navigator for i is a great tool to manage your IBM i environment. It allows you to use several tabs, but all those tabs have the same name IBM Navigator for i. When having a tab open for: Inquiry messages Custom Charts ARE Console Active Jobs Perf...
27 days ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration