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Number of votes Request headline and description

463
votes

Add additional member to an existing V7000 array

The current Storawize V7000 code allows only to swap an array member with another drive. In an environment of increasing storage capacity, it would be desirable to extend an existing array by adding a...

Delivered

IBM FlashSystem 9000, 7000 and 5000

341
votes

RDi Lite, RDi Premium

RDi Lite, RDi Pro, RDi Premium versions needed Use Case: Right now the RDi pricing makes management hesistant in allocating budget as they can't see the ROI on it. To make them see it, we need the L...

Delivered

Developer for Power Systems

302
votes

*ESCAPE messages for SAVLIB

We have received MONMSG for CPF3795 in every SAVLIB running in our CL program: https://ecurep.mainz.de.ibm.com/rest/download/28061%2C100%2C838/2018-04- 06/28061.100.838.S...

Declined

IBM i

254
votes

lack of scsi unmap primitive

In the current firmware version there is no scsi unmap primitive. In a vmware virtualization + v7000 thin provisioned volumes, this is a must-to-have feature unless the space, sooner or later, will en...

Delivered

IBM FlashSystem 9000, 7000 and 5000

243
votes

TSO/E: Implement Pipes Facility

SUBMITTER SECTION FIT Number: MR1202104946 User Marketing Field Requirement Number: SSSHARE011455 Title: TSO/E: Implement Pipes Facility Submitted By: IBM User Group Relations/Dallas/IBM Originators A...

Uncommitted Candidate

z/OS

224
votes

Request about Printing forms with ruled line on ACS.

■Description & Background On IBM i Access for Windows or Pcomm,it is possible to output forms to the printer by a GDI printing capability of a windows printer session. But that is not possible on ACS....

Delivered

IBM i

222
votes

Upload Multiple attachments

Want to batch upload attached documents instead of one-at-a-time uploads.

Delivered

Maximo Asset Management (MAM)

194
votes

Create PDFs for WebSphere MQ manuals

Please generate PDF manuals for WebSphere MQ. PDF manuals provide a better format for reading the technical information and the PDF files can be loaded onto other devices like iPhone, Android phones,...

Delivered

IBM MQ

185
votes

Integrate Web UI security with LDAP

Integrate the Web User Interface (UI) with LDAP, eg, Active Directory, so the Web UI uses the same security server as the enterprise does.

Delivered

IBM App Connect Enterprise (formerly IBM Integrati...

183
votes

Kenexa Brassring should allow refresh staging tenant from production

Like all other SaaS systems including Workday, which Illumina uses for it's HCM, Kenexa should allow an administrator to request that the staging (sandbox/test) tenant or environment be refreshed from...

Declined

BrassRing

156
votes

TWS High Availability

We are working with high availability in the customer's datacenter, so tests were done with TWS simulating an lpar outage where TWS was active in a sysplex. The standby controller takes over work corr...

Planned for Future Release

IBM Z Workload Scheduler

156
votes

The support of multibyte characters by SSH on z/OS

When using Dependency Based Build(DBB) from VSCode, file transfer to z/OS is initiated via SSH. However, the implementation of SSH on z/OS does not support multibyte characters and therefore VS Code +...

Declined

z/OS

151
votes

Full ISPF Support for PDSE V2 Generations

ISPF needs to fully support PDSE V2 generations. Currently ISPF Edit supports creating a new generation when a member is saved but none of the other ISPF services recognize a generation. Access to pr...

Uncommitted Candidate

z/OS

151
votes

Add recovery function for REWIND/LOCATE failure on tape job.

System: z/OS Actor : user needing stronger fault tolerance Description: One of the reason why our customer uses z/OS is its storng fault tolerance. Especially, in multi-path einvironment they expect...

Uncommitted Candidate

z/OS

150
votes

SQL prompting in ACS

The new SQL tool in ACS make so much more sense than the old STRSQL - however, the prompt feature from the STRSQL where schemas, tables, columns can be selected from drop-down to construct SQL statem...

Delivered

IBM i


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