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Add Db2i for i Service to maintain validation list

Please add a DB2 for i service that looks at/maintains the users under validations list under the HTTP admin server. If you need to rename a user today you can't, you have to recreate the user. Having a service like this will help helpdesk and/or ...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration

%split() should return an empty element where a separator character follows another separator character

In %split() if a separator character follows another separator character, it is ignored. For example, %SPLIT('abc..def' : '.') returns an array with two elements: ('abc','def'). It would be nice if it was possible that an empty element could be re...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 3 Future consideration

vNIC redundant backing devices in each VIOS

In the latest version of PowerVC 2.0.2.1 it is possible during deployment to select two redundant SR-IOV networks. With that PowerVC will create two vNIC backing devices, one in each VIO (assuming two VIOS). Especially CSI customers want to have m...
10 months ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

Improve the Reconnect process for RDi

When working remotely for the past 2 years I connect to our corporate network via VPN prior to opening RDi. Everything works fine in RDi until my VPN connection drops. At this point RDi still shows as connected. When I reconnect the VPN and try to...
9 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration

RBAC Domain assignment for a file gets lost when cp is used.

When using Domain RBAC to implement access restrictions to files based on classifications. i.e. CONFIDENTIAL or SECRET as a domain name. However, when a domain SECRET is assigned to a file in directory /secret/ and someone with access to the file ...
4 months ago in AIX 0 Under review

HMC nmon

HMC nmon implementation or enhancement of monhmc
10 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

ACS IFS add "upload from" location in preferences

Currently the Integrated file System preferences allow you to specify a "Download location". I would like to have an "Upload location" added there as well.
9 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 0 Submitted

Ability to have minute level data for a larger time period exportable to excel

We are currently very limited in downloading the required minute level data for days or a larger period of time. Aggregation to hours level data wasn't of much help for an environment of intense utilization specially when we want to look at peak u...
18 days ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Submitted

Extend RPG compiler messages to support modern RPG naming

The current design for the compiler messages does not support the enhancements to modernize the RPG language. When messages are returned to a client via the *EVENTF option, the replacement values for the messages are limited to legacy system names...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 5 Future consideration

Add SQL functions ADD_DAYS, ADD_HOURS, ADD_MINUTES, ADD_SECONDS, ADD_YEARS

The function ADD_DAYS, ADD_HOURS, ADD_MINUTES, ADD_SECONDS, ADD_YEARS exist on DB2 LUW, but not on DB2 for i. However the function ADD_MONTHS is implemented on DB2 for i. Adding those missing functions on DB2 for i would be very useful to manage t...
2 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration