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Named constant *SRCCCSID for current source CCSID

Moving files from QRPGLESRC to IFS and around in international environment can cause some challenges for CCSID. However procedures can be written to be aware of this issue and be language (ccsid) neutral by passing the ccsid of the source file con...
3 months ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 5 Needs more information

After VIOS complete boot to trigger any IBM i VMs to start

We could not find a mechanism to start IBM i VMs after VIOS complete IPL. This is necessary for unattended operations in case of power failure or a complete reboot of the hardware is required. VIOS starts automatically after the hardware is starte...
4 months ago in PowerVM VIOS 1 Needs more information

Log validation tool at the HMC.

When LPM fails, the logs are collected by defauly. Also they can be collected by the pedbg tool with option to collect various logs. Once the logs are collected and uploaded, there could be some logs missing due to various reasons. In HMC after lo...
7 months ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Needs more information

CMC to support dual HMC

Currently we can add two HMC for a power hardware, but i guess it actively uses only one. As soon as the active hmc gets disconnects or frame-hmc connection fails, CMC dont display frame(systems) information all over the place. primarly PEP2 appli...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Management Console 3 Needs more information

Use of Kurbenetes for DOORS

We are working at Valeo on DOORS application at AWS, and with a pool of Application servers that have the Client version installed -> Front End (FE), and other pool that have the Database -> Back End (BE). We have dimension the servers with ...
8 months ago in Cloud Management Console 1 Needs more information

Allow a SQL stored procedure to use 3 part naming without having to create a custom *SQLPKG on each target.

I created a sql stored procedure which looks like the following: CREATE PROCEDURE rob.PROPAGATE_QLNKOMT() LANGUAGE SQL MODIFIES SQL DATA SET OPTION DATFMT = *ISO P1 : BEGINDECLARE OMIT_LIST CHARACTER VARYING ( 32000 ) ; SELECT FSXCMD INTO OMIT_LIS...
4 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Needs more information

PEP 2.0 Support for Novalink/CMC

Request to enhance MCM to support Novalink with PEP 2.0 capacity Credits.
about 2 years ago in Cloud Management Console 5 Needs more information

Alerting by email when threshold is exceeded

Hello, In the Capacity Monitoring settings, we can set thresholds But when a threshold il exceeded, it appears in red in the interface but no alert is sent by email. We would like to be able to receive this alert by email Cordialy François Maliverney
about 1 year ago in Cloud Management Console 2 Needs more information

SEA over a 10Gb Ethernet Port in VIOS. Allow Virtual Ethernet Adapters in client partitions to run at 10Gb rather than a maximum of 1Gb.

Current limitation of Virtual Ethernet Adapters to run at 1Gb. If a 10Gb Ethernet port is set up as an SEA in VIOS, then client partitions using the bridge of virtual to physical are limited by the Virtual Ethernet Adapter maximum of 1Gb bandwidth...
almost 2 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 1 Needs more information

Want to see in a vnicserver output in a VIOS the client partition name and if it is AIX or Linux Client

Help to configure proper card parameter for vNIC
over 1 year ago in PowerVM VIOS 2 Needs more information