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This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM Power Systems products, including IBM i. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Require QIBM_DB_SECADM or similar to perform set session authorization

Today any user with *ALLOBJ is able to do the equivalent to sudo in Linux without the need of any password to become another user using set session authorization via SQL. Any user with *ALLOBJ can become Qsecofr by open strsql and run: “Set sessio...
about 18 hours ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Submitted

Change BRMS MSGID

The BRMS control group is completing with errors because of the save/restore messages CPF3770 and CPF3778. This results in a status of *QUAL. These messages are currently working as designed. It would be better if the CPF3770's were CPC3708's and ...
1 day ago in IBM i / BRMS 0 Submitted

Ubuntu 22.04 support for Novalink on Power10 scale-out servers

For Power9 Ubuntu was supported for Novalink. For Power10 it is not, and only RHEL is supported and it is not free. We need to have Ubuntu 22.04 support for Novalink on Power10 scale-out servers. Ubuntu 22.04 is a long term support so it is worth ...
17 days ago in PowerVM NovaLink 3 Submitted

Provide sum of energy consumed and system temperature to HMC

Energy and environmental aspects are getting more and more into focus when discussing datacenter efficiency The Power High-End (in a minimum P10 and future and maybe P9 as well) systems should be enabled to expose temperature and energy charts th...
about 1 month ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

Support of AIX Flash Cache for AIX VM with support of Dual VIOS each VIOS as a FC service

Want to split the AIX Flash virtual support over VIOS over two VIO to loose only 50% of VIOS Shutdown due to maintenance or VIO outage
7 days ago in AIX 0 Submitted

RDi: Fix block indentation feature

Issue 1 When indenting a block of code by highlighting the block and then pressing the Tab key, all of the selected lines are indented as expected, however, if the cursor is on a subsequent line (i.e. at the left hand margin of the next line) that...
about 13 hours ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 0 Submitted

RDi: Fix commenting feature broken in 9.6.0.12

Prior to 9.6.0.12, I could repeatedly press Ctrl-/ to comment out a line, increasing the depth of the comment in order to make it stand out. Now, repeatedly pressing Ctrl-/ on a single line toggles the comment. Additionally, when commenting out a ...
about 14 hours ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 0 Submitted

Provide the LPP Option when providing CVE Security bulletins

When reviewing the Security bulletins published from IBM they mention the PTF (Program Temporary Fix) Id that will fix the problem and the LPP (Licensed Program Product) but they do not mention the LPP option. With most LPP's there is only a singl...
1 day ago in IBM i / Security 2 Submitted

Allow more than 16 group profiles for a user profile

Actually, one can link a user profile to 16 group profiles. For RCAC performance, we need to link a user profile to more than 16 group profiles.
2 days ago in IBM i / System Management 0 Submitted

nimadm with option to migrate multiple lpars at once

In our environment we have more than 400 active lpars to migrate to AIX 7.3 soon.For the migration we only have six month time and only one day a week. So we have to migrate multiple systems simultanious. Unfortunately, there is no build-in way to...
8 days ago in AIX 0 Submitted