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Number of votes Request headline and description

49
votes

Add *YEARLY Option to Job Scheduler

The Add Job Schedule Entry (ADDJOBSCDE) command has options for Frequency of *ONCE, *WEEKLY, and *MONTHLY. But we have the need for a *YEARLY option. Naturally, the CHGJOBSCDE and WRKJOBSCDE command...

Submitted

IBM i

44
votes

Need support of Power 8/9 Compression HW chip on AIX Client for TSM Client

Hello we have implemented a new Backup LAN with CISCO ACI Network 40 GBit and made backup over this seperate lan to tsm server We need to do a compression on the TSM Client side because the TSM Server...

Declined

Spectrum Protect Family

43
votes

SMTP Authentication feature - Storage devices

Need to configure SMTP authentication (user/password) in storage box.

Submitted

IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller (SVC) / S...

41
votes

SMTP Authentication feature - Storage devices

Need to configure SMTP authentication (user/password) in storage box.

Submitted

FlashSystem A9000

41
votes

Increse Blocksize Spectrum Protect is writing to Tape

Support bigger blocksize in Spectrum Protect Server than 256k or make it variable. For long distance Tape attachments latency become an issue which will dramatically decrease Tape Throughput.

Submitted

Spectrum Protect Family

40
votes

SMTP Authentication feature - Storage devices

Need to configure SMTP authentication (user/password) in storage box.

Submitted

FlashSystem 900

39
votes

SMTP Authentication feature - Storage devices

Need to configure SMTP authentication (user/password) in storage box.

Submitted

IBM Storwize V7000, V5000 and V3000

37
votes

Spectrum Protect Plus hardware snapshot support

Spectrum Protect Plus currently do not support hardware snapshots as the current Spectrum Protect Snapshot a.k.a. FCM software does - and current Spectrum CDM has no option to recover (flash-revert) t...

Planned for Future Release

Spectrum Protect Family

35
votes

Allow multiple definitions in a Dcl-s statement

A very usefull future I found in other languages is multiple variable definition in one line of code: Dcl-s a b c int(10); is clearly faster and shorter than: Dcl-s a int(10); Dcl-s b int(10); Dcl-...

Declined

IBM i

27
votes

RACF: Logging of successful login

Standards (e.g. PCI-DSS 10.2.5) require that successful login to the system or application must be logged. Today the successful login logging depends on the resource manager, which handles the login....

Under Consideration

z/OS

27
votes

LPM VMs to original system after Evacuation or Remote Restart

If a host is evacuated for systems maintenance or VMs are restarted using Remote Restart after a system outage PowerVC does not save the original source system to able to LPM the VMs back to the sourc...

Under Consideration

PowerVC

26
votes

show EAV related information is ISPF DSLIST

In ISPF DSLIST there are NO informations related to the dataset Placement on EAV volumes. I would find the following Information helpful, maybe as a separate page (via PF10/PF11) in DSLIST: - value ...

Uncommitted Candidate

z/OS

26
votes

Additional Information needed in VTOC Summary Display

In ISPF 3.4 one can Display the VTOC summary by using the Option "V". When using EAV volumes, it is not possible to evaluate the usage of the cylinder managed space distinct from the track managed spa...

Uncommitted Candidate

z/OS

26
votes

IGGCSI00 needs to return flag GDGEXTENDED(YES)

The setting of GDGEXTENDED(YES) as taken from parmlib member IGGCATxx is not easily available to an application or system service.

Submitted

z/OS

25
votes

Support for GA2 to GA1 driver downgrade option

While planing to upgrade z14 GA1 to GA2 driver, the customer asks IBM to prepare guaranteed contingency revert plan in the case of GA2 driver causes the customer's production system failure. Unlike MC...

Submitted

z Systems Hardware


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