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My ideas: PTF and Service

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Improve MSD Reclaim time

With 512 / 4096 sectored disk units, MSD reclaim runs single threaded. This can result in a MSD taking hours to complete. On a system with 4tb of memory C6004242 - Reclaim main storage: pass 1 step 2 took four hours and fifteen minutes to complete...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / PTF and Service 6 Delivered

STRSST: Remove diskette data recovery

STRSST4. Work with diskette data recovery.Diskettes have not been supported in decades. Use Case: Improve customer perception that service tools are being verified as still fully functional and supported.
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / PTF and Service 2 Delivered

Add support to PRTTRC to sort by *TIME

The PRTTRC has a parameter, SORT, that has two options: *TIME and *THREAD. Attempting to sort by *TIME results in CPF98FF, Function currently not supported. Cause: *TIME Not supported. We intend to provide this function at a future date. This has ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / PTF and Service 4 Delivered

Have WRKPRB generate Cases, not PMR's

WRKPRB is generating PMR's. IBM has switched over to Cases instead of PMR's. WRKPRB2. Report problem CPC8C03Problem reporting complete. Service number is 78100,082,000.This should show the Case number instead. Use Case: Service and support
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / PTF and Service 3 Delivered

Add 7.4 support to the list of PTF's

Add 7.4 to document N1021943 at Use Case: service and support
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / PTF and Service 1 Delivered

Enable IBMI V7R2 EDGE server for Electronic service Agent

We are required to setup IBM ESA successful for V7R3 and DS8886/Power E880 HMC, but can't setup successful in V7R2. Use Case: for customer at banking environment , we can't open too many IP & port for ESA. We are able to open firewall for esup...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / PTF and Service 3 Delivered