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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Performance Tools
Created by Guest
Created on May 20, 2018

Allow PDI reporting to be scheduled.

Each month I need to present the same charts to several customers.
It would be great if reporting could be scheduled for PDI so charts get created and sent by email.

Use Case:

Performance and Capacity planning.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Dec 18, 2018

    The COMMON Europe Advisory Council (CEAC) has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM view this as a medium priority requirement that should be addressed.

    Background: The CEAC members have a broad range of experience in working with small and medium-sized IBM i customers. CEAC has a crucial role in working with IBM i development to help assess the value and impact of individual RFEs on the broader IBM i community and has therefore reviewed your RFE.

    To find out how CEAC help to shape the future of IBM i, see CEAC @ and the article "The Five Hottest IBM i RFEs Of The Quarter" at

    Therese Eaton – CEAC Program Manager, IBM

  • Guest
    Jun 4, 2018

    My client just asked for this feature. When I sent them screen shots of PDI charts, they were pleased to see this information, and asked if they could have the charts sent to them weekly, as part of overall performance monitoring. I would love to be able to set up such automatic reporting, since the PDI charts are so good. It represents an opportunity for consultants such as myself (and IBM's too) to make IBM i clients very happy by letting them monitor performance systematically to get the most from their systems and keep them running smoothly, rather than having to call in a consultant after a problem occurs.


Add abiltiy to schedule PDI Report

Add scheduling capability to the Performance Data Reports. Having a defined report to run on a routine basis is required to fully utilize the report feature. Use Case: I have a batch application whose performance characteristics I must review on a...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Performance Tools 2 Future consideration