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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 23, 2022

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 open a source member nothing happens. Also trying to save a previously opened source member fails. However, if I try to open a folder or file in the IFS I get a dialog box asking if I want to reconnect. After selecting the button to reconnect everything works normally.


Use Case:

RDi should handle reconnecting more seamlessly. Use the same reconnect method for source physical files that is used for IFS files. It should recognize there is a connection problem and offer to reconnect.
Perhaps also have a button to reconnect.


Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Apr 4, 2022

    Although the theme of this request is consistent with our business strategy, it is not committed to the release that is currently under development.

    --IBM Power Systems Development - RDi team