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1040 dashboard improvement: Resource summary : partitions deactivated instead of warning

1040 dashboard design changed required to improve user experience: under Resource summary ; remove deactivated partitions from the warning counter. Or even better let the deactivated partions have a unique counter: i.e. "inactive".
7 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Planned for future release

SAVLIBBRM and SAVOBJBRM *DTACPR option

We have raised a call TS015223912 for the data compression on SAVLIB and SAVLIBBRM. It is found that SAVLIB/SAVOBJ have 7 options for user to choose the compression rate, but SAVLIBBRM/SAVOBJBRM only have 3. There is an Command for SAVLIBBRM and S...
24 days ago in IBM i / BRMS 1 Future consideration

PowerVC support "Spectrum Virtualize Volume Mobility"

To migrate from one SVC to a new SVC you need this feature. This works similar to LPM "only" not with VMs but with LUNs.
5 months ago in PowerVC 3 Future consideration

Include the port in the ssh connection configuraction for the ACS Opensource packages Manager

The ACS Opensource packages Manager does not work if the sshd in the ibm i is configured to use a different port than 22.
16 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Functionality already exists

Adjust the functionality of AUDIT_JOURNAL_* table functions

I think the current behavior is quite confusing. For example, if I'm trying to retrieve the QAUDJRN "PW" entries from a specific receiver, I might try this: SELECT * FROM TABLE ( SYSTOOLS.AUDIT_JOURNAL_PW(STARTING_RECEIVER_LIBRARY => 'QSYS', ...
16 days ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Under review

Package powervc like an appliance, either a hardware appliance akin to HMCs or containerize it.

We struggle to access root on RHEL instances as they are managed by another platform team. So if this were an appliance, we would have privileged access, as we would be platform owners.
16 days ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

add feature to predict if "verification + synchronisation" will bring resource group(s) down of not

When you make a change to the powerHA configuration on one node you have to run "Verify and Synchronize Cluster Configuration" to propagate the change to the other nodes. When you do that the smit panels will give you the following warning: "Depen...
about 2 months ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Future consideration

Add Compare/Merge API that ignores source sequence/dates

Probably the single most requested RDi function that customers ask for is the ability to do compare/merge of source members without impacting existing source sequence/dates - we cannot provide this ability without help from Eclipse/IBM, to either ...
about 2 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration

lvmstat that can gather MWC stats

We need a custom lvmstat that can gather MWC stats, that would would work like this: To enable mwcc stats: lvmstat -v <vgname> -me To disable mwcc stats: lvmstat -v <vgname> -md To clear mwcc stats: lvmstat -v <vgname> -mC To que...
5 months ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release

Add native 2FA and/or MFA for 5250 and other interfaces to data

Data security insurance and other requirements are requesting Two Factor Authentication or Multi Factor Authentication access to data.
3 months ago in IBM i / Security 2 Future consideration