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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...
8 months ago in PowerSC 2 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...
about 1 year ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 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...
about 1 year 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...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Planned for future release

LKU suppress broadcast messages from live update

When running lvupdate we see these messages on logged in tty's: Live AIX update in progress. and: Live AIX update completed. We follow itil rules for changes for aix updates. But that doesn't necessarily mean that all users who are logged in...
over 1 year ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release

Managed System Uptime or reboot time - from CLI

I would like a way to use a command line command from the HMC to get into the ASMI and get the last Current Operating State for all managed systems we own. This will be used to know when all of our managed systems have been last rebooted, thus upg...
over 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Planned for future release

HMC V9 Partitions table view to include column for IPL Source

On our previous version of the HMC firmware V7790 the display of LPARs on a server included a column for the IPL Source. After upgrading to new HMCs running V9 firmware to manage our POWER9 servers, the Partitions display (table view) no longer in...
about 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 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...
10 months ago in AIX 0 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 ...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Planned for future release

I want better IBM i support for PowerSC

About the productI would like PowerSC to not require periodic restarts.If periodic restarts are required, please provide examples of cron settings in the documentation. About the introduction documentWe would like the "Configuring IBM PowerSC MFA ...
about 1 year ago in PowerSC 4 Planned for future release