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Add PGM parameter to Command Definition (CMD) command

On CRTCMD, PGM parameter defines the command processing program (CPP) for the command being created. Add this parameter to the CMD definition statement so the CPP can be coded within the command source. Today, the CPP must be specified each time t...
3 months ago in IBM i / Languages - CL (Control Language) 2 Planned for future release

Automate pedbg and VIO snap from HMC

Automate creation and upload of pedbg and VIO snap from HMC via UI to optimize IBM SR handling.
about 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Planned for future release

Full Machine Type & Model not seen in CMC Full Inventory Managed Systems and HMCs

Easier to identify models etc in cmc inventory
10 days ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Submitted

Change Command Default for Create Network Server Desc (CRTNWSD) to *GUEST

As IBM i hosting IBM i has become ever more popular, when creating a Network Server Description (CRTNWSD) it is much more likely you would want to specify IBM i parameters rather than the default Windows based ones. I think that changing these com...
10 days ago in IBM i / Core OS 0 Submitted

Improve ALUA support to include "STANDBY" status

At the moment the storage subsystem in AIX does not have support for ALUA Standby. Implementing this state would allow larger flexibility in the interaction between an AIX system and the Storage arrays.
20 days ago in AIX 0 Submitted

Change ENDTCPSVR from *ALL to *NONE

The default for the ENDTCPSVR command is *ALL, this means if type the command and press enter, it will effectively take an IBM i LPAR offline without any further action.
28 days ago in IBM i / Networking 3 Under review

Power10 IBM i S1014 4-core SW group P05, is currently limited to 64 GB, should be expanded to at least 256 GB.

It's really very necessary this change because all application need more resources specially memory; before 64 GB they were enough, now not anymore.
3 months ago in IBM i / Hardware 1 Submitted

Group PTF apply date

Keeping IBM i up-to-date is becoming more and more important when you look at today's threads. (Just think of December 2021 and the log4j issue.)As a result of that reporting when an IBM LPAR was protected also becomes more and more important for ...
9 months ago in IBM i / PTF and Service 8 Future consideration

ACS - Run SQL Scripts disable "insert from examples" for selected users

We have been using Access Client Solutions for several years. Mainly the 5250 sessions are used by our users, but there are also selected power users who are authorized to use the function "Run SQL Scripts".For this users it is also possible to us...
9 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

vdisk_protection_enabled in IBM i PowerHA environments

This is the corresponding RFE to RFE number 141546 but for IBM i side.Spectrum Virtualize (be it flashsystems or SVC) introduced feature to restrict LUNS from being unmapped or deleted from storage when there was I/O in last XX minutes.This featur...
10 months ago in IBM i / PowerHA 2 Future consideration