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IBM Power Ideas Portal


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.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

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Languages - CL (Control Language)

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Shutdown BIF, similar as SHTDN in RPG

Add a BIF for Shutdown as in RPG. Benefitter would be CL-coder, not having to call a RPG procedure to do the check if job/subsystem/system are going down.
2 months ago in IBM i / Languages - CL (Control Language) 1 Submitted

Allow 'Show Password' capability for command parameters

Many modern APIs where password inputs are expected have an option to 'show password' as it is typed. Define a standard function key to use when prompting a command that will cause the field where the cursor is sitting to show the input (overridin...
6 months ago in IBM i / Languages - CL (Control Language) 0 Submitted

Allow for MONMSG MSGID(*ALL)

It is not possible to create a program that monitors for all messages. Examples of CL programs that want to do this are Unit Testing Frameworks, Event Dispatching frameworks, etc.. Often it is not possible to know what messages return from a comma...
2 months ago in IBM i / Languages - CL (Control Language) 2 Submitted