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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.
over 9 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

PAM-based authentication

CMO uses keystone definitions on CMO level. PVC via local system. One would like to use the Pluggable Authentication Model (PAM defines authentication policy and authentication source, more...)
over 9 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

IBM i Search with multiple criteria

Under this menu path, Search - IBM i, it would be very helpful to include an option to add multiple search strings. Use Case: I need to search for a program where I referenced the DDR file and also used an HSSF service program. We might use the DD...
over 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

RPG comment *

RPG comments with * in position 7 are not being filtered view code. When you do filter view comment they show and when you do filter view code they show. When prompting on a comment line the line type is clearly identified as: Line type:Comment. U...
over 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Is a defect

Queuing operations in PowerVC if that exceeds limit

Queuing operations like VM deployment, attaching data volume to VM etc in PowerVC if that exceeds limit. With Powervc version 1.2.2.2, it supports only 2 VM deployment concurrently. With this RFE, my request is to place all the operation requests ...
over 9 years ago in PowerVC 1 Not under consideration

LACP in LPAR of interfaces from dual VIOS

Currently when virtualizing an LPAR behind dual VIOS the network path taken by connections only goes through one VIOS server. This means that any network resources on the other VIOS server are not available for the LPAR. If the virtual switch prov...
over 9 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 4 Not under consideration