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My votes: Open Source and PASE

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NGINX on IBMi baisc authentication support for system profiles

IBM Apache HTTP server supports PasswdFile %%SYSTEM%% for basic authentication. Would be great if Nginx on IBMi basic authentication also had support this
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 0 Future consideration

Open Source Packeges - installed packages alignment between cluster partitions

Hello all, we'd like to have a procedure or a product (including it in PowerHA should be perfect) to have the installed open source packages aligned between two or more partitions. In our case we have a powerHA cluster of 3 nodes, and other 3 sate...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Future consideration

Add command "dialog" to PASE

Please, port "dialog" command to PASE, so we can create powerful menues for OSS applications, scripts, etc. Use Case: We have created a PoC with ANSI menues to backup IBM i to IBM Cloud Object Storage easily, but it's complex to use for the averag...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Future consideration

timer_* APIs in PASE

Software is starting to increasingly use the timer family of functions such as timer_create. These allow for accurate timing that manual timekeeping wouldn't allow for. For example, many profilers (such as Excimer for PHP) and even GNU coreutils a...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Future consideration

SSO support for SSH

SSH does not support SSO. For example when using ACS option "Tools" --> "Open Source Package Management" --> "Connect to SSH". Password is required. Use Case: See case TS004474058.
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Future consideration

Port su and sudo to Pase

Right now if you need to have ALLOBJ in Pase you either need to 1. Have ALLOBJ on your user profileor2. Create a second user for everybody who needs ALLOBJor3. Share a single user with everybody who needs ALLOBJ None of those are ideal. For number...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Future consideration

Provide support for Rust Language

Rust is an increasingly popular language in the open source community due to it's memory safety features, and it's ability to operate at a low level like C. Please provide a Rust Compiler for IBM i Use Case: Rust is useful for system level program...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 4 Future consideration

Add libpam-google-authenticator so we can use 2FA with SSH on IBMi

Please , add libpam-google-authenticator so we can use 2FA Use Case: When trying to connect to our IBM i using SSH we can use 2FA with our smartphone to improve security
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Future consideration

XMLsec1 porting

add the port of the XMLsec1 utility Use Case: sign XML files directly from the IBM Power system
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 0 Future consideration

IBM i OpenCV

In order to make effective use of python on IBM i, porting of OpenCV, which is growing in demand, is required Use Case: Improve business efficiency by performing systematic customer recognition using face recognition and systematic product inspect...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Future consideration