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Number of votes Request headline and description

155
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

120
votes

Dynamically editable min/max fields when LPAR gets shut down

When you are on a partitions memory configuration section and the partition is running you can only change the allocated value and the min/max values are greyed out. When the partition is then shut ...

Under Consideration

Power Hardware Management Console

110
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 +...

Submitted

z/OS

94
votes

RMF Monitor I Device activity should report about devices that were offline...

System: z/OS USER which uses RMF Actor: User needing RMF Monitor I Device activity report enhancement Description: RMF is a commonly used product on z/OS platform for reporting system resource such...

Uncommitted Candidate

z/OS

86
votes

IMS ABEND at IRLM ABEND in non-XRF and non-FDBR IMS

In case of IRLM abend, IMS closes and stops all opened DBs and DEDB areas. It takes a while to close and stop these databases, therefore certain period of time is needed to recover from the outage. Fo...

Declined

IMS System Services

77
votes

Limit IRLM lock timeout function only to IFP regions

In Japan, most of the bank customers use application framework called SAIL which is a GBS Japan's asset, running in their production core banking systems. It runs as MPP for SAIL control regions and I...

Under Consideration

IMS System Services

77
votes

Keyword 'ALL' needed for /DIS STATUS command

Current /DIS STATUS command can be issued without any keywords (/DIS STATUS.),  which can result in massive output message for all IMS resources generated to WTO. This affects system operator's operat...

Declined

IMS System Services

59
votes

Make the NEW IBM i Navigator the Default for Admin port 2001

IBM has now provided a NEW and VAAAASSTLY Improved Navigator for i. BUT It is NOT THE DEFAULT! This makes it the best kept secret of the current Update Cycle

Submitted

IBM i

59
votes

DS8K Logical Configuration backup & restore functionality

Hello, I would like to ask to implement IBM as a vendor supported way to create backup about DS8K storage's logical configuration, with option to restore it. The configuration backup should be possibl...

Under Consideration

IBM DS8000

53
votes

ELM session timeout interval should start counting up from user's last acce...

Currently, without this feature, users may be suddenly interrupted by session timeout login panel, and their input on the halfway will be lost. This issue dissatisfy users so much. But with this fea...

Duplicate

ELM Common Services

39
votes

Extend RPG compiler messages to support modern RPG naming

The current design for the compiler messages does not support the enhancements to modernize the RPG language. When messages are returned to a client via the *EVENTF option, the replacement values for...

Under Consideration

IBM i

39
votes

physical port on destination side for the migrating client LPAR

Physical port (FCS)on destination side for the migrating client LPAR can not see during the LPM on HMC GUI , so as mentioned the option is only available from HMC CLI with the command below: ~> migrl...

Uncommitted Candidate

Power Hardware Management Console

37
votes

z14 - using zEDC to produce TRS file (SMF from dataset MAN)

Possibilty to send ZEDC file to Ecurep instead of TRS file

Declined

z/OS

36
votes

User friendly logging of any change activity on HMC for LPAR and Power Serv...

Would like to have a recording of activities like change,add,remove things for LPAR and/or Power Server in the HMC. The task window is not enough and shows only minimal change information.

Under Consideration

Power Hardware Management Console

36
votes

change tape read/write throughput rates

Testing of Tapeoperations (move data) and got a throughput of only 120 MB/s to 140 MB/s with LTO7 tapedrives - in a Situation where nothing else happened

Uncommitted Candidate

Spectrum Protect Family


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