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Possibility to create IFS objects filters

Because many sources for IBM objects e.g programs, commands can be stored in IFS directories, it would be good to have possibility to define IFS directories and files filters like ones available for objects.
3 days ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 0 Submitted

Add an attribute to *SRVPGM object types for SQL Global Variables

Currently, there is no extended attribute associated with SQL Global Variables for *SRVPGM object types. This poses a major challenge for change management software that utilize security templates to apply permissions and authorization lists to ob...
3 days ago in IBM i / Core OS 0 Submitted

Named index of current iteration in for-each loop

I'm building some functionality that relies on several arrays that need to be filled, checked and modified on the fly. I like the for-each loop with dim(*auto: nn) for this. In the initial load proces I can use '*next' as an index, which is great....
6 days ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 0 Submitted

Add Location option per managed system (chpcm - change Performance and Capacity Monitoring settings)

Add Location option per managed system (chpcm - change Performance and Capacity Monitoring settings) e. g. chpcm -l "location" to reflect where the managed system resides and to be able to achieve more granularity, when it comes to sustainability ...
13 days ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

HMC Central Patch Management for AIX, PowerVM, Firmware and Microcode

HMC should have a Patch Management: Central Patch Management for AIX, PowerVM, Firmware and Microcode. IBM should provide a easy way for Patch Management. System Firmware and Adapter microcode report in one tool (something Microcode Discovery tool...
3 months ago in Hardware Management Console 10 Submitted

Policy-based High Availability (HA) support in PowerVC

Policy-based High Availability (HA) provides a solution for two Storage Systems in different locations where the storage will automatically remain accessible to hosts if there is an event that impacts the infrastructure and makes one of the system...
about 1 month ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

BRMS ICC backup to AWS Cloud only allows US East region for storing data

Please see PMR Case number TS016529098. We are looking to use BRMS to send backup data to an S3 bucket at AWS. By default it is directing to AWS US East region and we are told there is no option to send data to another region. We faced issues with...
4 days ago in IBM i / BRMS 0 Submitted

extend AIX ARTEX catalog for rdma capable SR-IOV Logical ports and vNIC backing device (adapter/ofedroce)

SRIOV VF RDMA is NOT supported on most LP. nevertheless the default value of rdma is desired and increase VIOS memory footprint in large environments.
16 days ago in PowerVM VIOS 0 Submitted

Ansible Collection ibm.power_hmc: Secrets from environment variables, extra_vars and AWX/AAP secrets

Dear IBM team, the Ansible Collection ibm.power_hmc lacks a secure way to provide secrets at the moment. Could you please add native support for secrets lookup from environment variables, Ansible extra_vars and AWX/AAP secrets? This makes the usag...
about 1 month ago in Power Ecosystem Software / All components 0 Submitted

chmod: ACL support

Not very well known feature of Linux is the possibility to set ACLs with chmod command - http://www.mtitek.com/tutorials/linux/fileperm_chmod_acl.php even if there are special ACL commands like setfacl and getfacl. The feature is used in some Ansi...
3 days ago in AIX 0 Submitted