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Do not HOLD job schedule entries with CFGSTRPRSC on Source lpar

Since version 5.2 of the FSFC toolkit, the startup program is not replaced anymore with STRFSFLASH. Instead, command CFGSTRPRSC must be placed in the system's startup program. With this command. the job schedule entries are put on HOLD and afterwa...
4 months ago in IBM i / PowerHA 1 Submitted

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...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / PowerHA 2 Future consideration

Change the timeout limit for Hyperswap on IBM i driver

I'm opening this request on name of a Bank in Spain. They have PowerHA Express with DS8K hyper swap. During the upgrade of the firmware of DS8K some of the IBM i LPARs switched to the secondary storage box. They think this behavior is not acceptab...
8 months ago in IBM i / PowerHA 1 Not under consideration

Automatic failover notification

When ending the primary node in a 5250 session by default an automatic failover as documented here: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/i/7.5?topic=clusters-managing-failover-outage-events.There are ways to change this behavior, the Smart Assist Tool prov...
4 months ago in IBM i / PowerHA 1 Future consideration

Please we need a web interface to manage POWERHA for IBM-i!

With the new web interface you can only monitor the resources on the cluster and this its not so useful really. It's 2023 and for manage powerha i currently still use the old Heritage. It's a painful task.
about 1 year ago in IBM i / PowerHA 2 Future consideration

Simple green-screen 'Readiness' command for PowerHA

Provide an OS/400 command that will check the readiness of a PowerHA configuration and return a 'ready' or 'not ready/attention' response. Use Case: Monitoring a PowerHA mirroring configuration is a manual process using green-screen or Web Navigat...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / PowerHA 2 Future consideration

Add TCP/IP route to administrative domain

Hi, is it possibile to add TCP/IP routes in a administrative domain as a monitored resources.
5 months ago in IBM i / PowerHA 1 Not under consideration

ENDFLASH to not write changes on VRYOFF

Problem description: We create flash partitions for temporary use and on the ENDFLASH we are just going to do another STRFLASH to refresh the data. No need to keep it. The writing changes to disk on the Vary Off is taking anywhere from 5-20 minute...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / PowerHA 4 Not under consideration

Add Control/Device Descriptions to the monitored resources.

This would be useful as some of us have Control/Device descriptions that are tied to the application setup within the iasp. This would benefit anyone that has to go through adding /removing multiple devices due to the above process. (We have anywh...
8 months ago in IBM i / PowerHA 1 Future consideration

Replicate save status and last save information across nodes in PowerHa Cluster.

In a PowerHA cluster, if I perform a save operation (to a tape drive) in a FlashCopy system that information is not spread among other systems in cluster specially production (main) system. This cause some objects that must be saved before delete ...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / PowerHA 1 Not under consideration