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AIX LVM lsvg command does not show if a VG is suspended

Customer experienced hang on data access due to the Volume Group had been suspended by some back up script. The "lsvg" command shows the VG "ACTIVE" when it should, somehow provide information about the suspended state. The only way to check the s...
about 9 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

SPXXL test 3 - public

This is testing opening a public RFE and group view for the SPXXL -- can be "declined".
about 9 years ago in Parallel Environment for Power Linux / Runtime Edition 2 Not under consideration

cpu ready summation metric

Add metric to AIX which would allow us to see the time a particular LPAR is waiting for CPU. This would be the equivalent of "CPU ready summation" in vmware.
about 9 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

topas_nmon should record consistent TOP and UARG data for TOP report.

Current topas_nmon record the UARG data only once per process (PID) and it wont record the UARG data for same process (PID).If many processes repeat fork() & exit() in the time period, different process(command) have same PID but topas_nmon ca...
about 9 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Autosave source changes to IBM i

It would be helpful if Rational Developer for I would automatically save source code changes up to the IBM i system at regular intervals. Use Case: A programmer opens a source member in RDi and spends several hours making changes to it. The PC cra...
about 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

The Compare source doesn't compare the french caracter correctly

When comparing source having some french character like ? ? ? ? ? ... the result is not beautiful. Example : "?" is translate with "??" on the screen Use Case: Add french caracters to a source file and compare with an other one. The french caracte...
about 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Incorporate a keep alive feature for use in VPN environments.

The RDi would send an active ping to the connected host systems even when resources are not being synced between the client and the host. The keep alive (ping) would occur every 20 seconds. The reason for this is because statefull firewalls have a...
about 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

DB2 manual control within Power/HA

Smart Assist menus only allow for the use of the SAP API to stop SAP and have Power/HA not interfere with the manual stop. It should be possible to also honour a manual stop of DB2 as well.
about 9 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 2 Not under consideration

Make changes to prevent scsi reserve errors from being logged at reboot

Customer has SVC attached to Power system; if AIX LPAR is rebooted, the reboot completes before the 20 second time needed for SVC to release the rootvg scsi reserve, resulting in scsi reserve error being logged to HMC and LPAR that needs to be inv...
about 9 years ago in AIX 3 Not under consideration

Change order of LV in a VG

Sometimes nested Filesystems are created in the wrong order.We actually have to delete filesystems to have them in the right order or edit the /etc/filesystems to have them mounted in the right order.
about 9 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration