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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

PowerVC CPU pool performance graph

PowerVC aware of shared CPU pools. So why do we only have the ability to view frame level cpu graphs? I would like to be able to click on a pool in the hosts tab and then be able to go down to shared cpu pools and get a graph of what the pools uti...
almost 7 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

rlogin=false - enable scp to function along with ssh, sftp on AIX

scp fails when a user attribute is set to "rlogin=false". The directive for security reason is to disable the remote login for all service accounts, like Oraacle. when set to false the function to scp files between oracle rac servers failed.
about 7 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

DB2 Max Thread / Process in AIX 7.1

Request: unlimit for connection of DB2 in AIX 7.1 Situation: Connection failure due to limit of threads per process Link: Detail: Customer has 300 of WAS svr of...
about 7 years ago in AIX 3 Not under consideration

Update perfstats command to display information like netstat -s displays

From the client requerst.. 'We notice that perfstat for network stat is showing only few stats andwe need full stat as "netstat -s" '
about 7 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Predefining one LPM-network for LPM-validation in HMC UI

Before performaning an LPM (validation) over HMC UI, one shell be able to manually set the ONE network, over which the migration shell be performed.
about 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Future consideration

Remote restart when system is in Standby state

Simplified Remote Restart stops when power system after system dump is restarted and enters standby mode.
about 7 years ago in PowerVC 3 Is a defect

Enhancements to RBAC access control for user having ARTEX authorizations

Currently if we create a RBAC user with artexget and artexset permissions, he will be able to change any values of the system. The answer given to the above behavior is that, the RBAC user with artex permissions cannot modify the file himself. Art...
about 7 years ago in AIX 3 Not under consideration