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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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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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A system needs to have the ability to call home when the slot on the bus is owned by the operating system (IBMi, AIX, Linux) and there is no hardware error logged as currently a system can only call home it there has been a hardware error.

There are cases where an issue has occurred on a system where data cannot pass but no hardware error has been logged. This can affect any adapter that passes data and is owned by the operating system. If this occurs, IBM cannot be automatically no...
28 days ago in IBM i / Core OS 1 Submitted

Use the Partition/System Name Consistently

The nomenclature SYSNAME is associated with the RTVNETA command since before Partitions existed. It is now often known as the System/Partition or LPAR name. While IBM does display the System Name on UIM screens and menus, and stores it within crea...
28 days ago in IBM i / Core OS 1 Submitted

Time Based Monitoring

We have several Monitors which are timing based and trigger on Certain days/date and time. Currently Instana doesn’t handle these requests.
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Core OS 0 Submitted

Two-way communication framework

Currently, Instana is only able to collect information from IBMi but not able to feed requests back to IBMi. This is an important piece which our team used to reply and acknowledge events directly from user interface instead of logging into each L...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Core OS 2 Submitted

Static Monitors against a policy on IBMi

Instana is not able to handle static monitoring. Some monitors are static in nature like which are contractually setup on each LPAR based on application and ITSS security requirements. We have some policies setup on the IBMi system and we monitor ...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Core OS 1 Submitted