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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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adding python packages in ACL list

In order to demonstrate to customers that iSeries systems are usable in multiple environments, I developed in RPGLE some applications that use python packages to generate excel formats (xlsx), to read/write information to different databases or to...
6 days ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 0 Submitted

Upgrade level of OpenSSH from v8.6p1 to one which will pass scanning services.

We are getting dinged by Qualys that our IBM i is exposed to CVE-2023-51385. I have applied the fixes listed at https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/7123159 however IBM only chose to patch an old level of OpenSSH instead of putting on a new leve...
3 months ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Submitted

Make Python support zoneinfo

zoneinfo is a package in the standard Python library, but IBM i doesn't implement it. This causes errors when trying to use 3rd party packages. IBM i should implement that package. Here's what my PC gives for zoneinfo: zoneinfo <module 'zoneinf...
3 months ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 0 Submitted

Would like to see the NMAP commands be made available for the operating system.

Would like to see the NMAP commands be made available for the operating system. Because the tools are good to have if someone asks you to probe a remote server to see what ports are available. This is especially needed if someone put in firewall r...
7 months ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 0 Submitted

Bring the Rust programming language to IBM i PASE

More and more open source packages depend on Rust so we would like to see the Rust language available on IBM i.
8 months ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Submitted

Active NTP log to have ALWSAV *NO

Active NTP log to have ALWSAV *NO We have backup issues while trying to save the contents of directory :/QIBM/UserData/OS400/TCPIP/NTPThis is the Netwok Time direcotory and contains two objects which are routinely locked during the backup window:/...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 0 Submitted

Make XML Toolkit (5733XT2) OpenSource

As IBM plans to end support for 57533XT2, please consider making the source code for it open for everyone. This could lead to the community to create and further develop the product. As the product is heavily based on the existing opensource proje...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 0 Submitted

Provide IBM i observability support for OpenTelemetry.io

OpenTelemetry or "Otel" for short provides a vendor-neutral open-source Observability framework for instrumenting, generating, collecting, and exporting telemetry data such as traces, metrics and logs. As an industry-standard it is natively suppor...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 0 Submitted

add the Julia language to the IBM i ecosystem

I discovered recently a project of portage of Julia language on Power platform. I would be very interested by a portage specific to the IBM i machines, with a DB2 for i connector optimized for this environment. The presence of this modern and high...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Submitted