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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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Cloud Management Console

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"Shared Processor Pools Thresholds" sitting at the bottom of CM settings page is unusable due to dropdown box being cut off by the browser border.

"Shared Processor Pools Thresholds" dropdown box, especially when you have multiple MSPPs, does not fit into the small space at the bottom of the page and it is cut off, leaves rather very narrow space to work with. If you try to scroll the page, ...
10 days ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Submitted

Show pcmprocusage (deductidle) status on the Capacity Monitoring (CM) application.

CM on CMC shows uploaded PCM data, but it doesn't show whether idle cycles are deducted at the time or not. It would be great if: 1) CM shows the current state of deductidle flag on the HMC(s). This could be also shown on the Cloud Connector statu...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Submitted

SAML Intergration with CMC

Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) is a standard for logging users into applications based on their identity in another context. This single sign-on (SSO) login standard has significant advantages over logging in using a username/password: ...
3 months ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Submitted

Filter or column for when a processor is deconfigured.

The CMC indicates when a processor is deconfigured in the Capasity Montoring. (Total Inactive Cores) Unfortunately, this information is "only" visible in the overview. However, if you have many systems in the CMC, you cannot see which system is af...
4 months ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Submitted

CMC Complex Environment Capabilities

I have a partner asking some questions about the capabilities of the Cloud Management Console in a MSP environment for one of their clients. Is there an expert I can put him in contract with? See his descriptions of the environment and capabilitie...
5 months ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Submitted

Add UI presentation page for power consumption showing all or selected servers

Better overview if all systems power usage is presented (or selected group of servers) in one page instead of going to each system and show only htat system. Less time spent for admin to check each system power usage one at a time.
5 months ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Submitted

Search fields e.g. Capacity Monitoring or other search field need logical and,or,not capabilities

If you want to search for specific patterns etc in Names you need additional logic selection like and,not,or etc. to filter with more precise
5 months ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Submitted

CMC don't provide any possibility to see number of sockets used vs purchased in subscription.

Would be great to see in CMC number of sockets used and number of sockets purchased by subscription. Such data should be accessible also via REST API
5 months ago in Cloud Management Console 1 Submitted

CMC Cloud connector stale HMC alerting

Right now, there is no alerting possible for stale HMC's cloud connector status from CMC. Would be great to have possibility receive notification about stale HMC's.
6 months ago in Cloud Management Console 1 Submitted

PEP 2.0 Delete Pool 2FA

Currently, a PEP 2.0 pool can be deleted with a single click of a button and an acknowledgement. I would suggest to add a 2FA (2nd factor authentication via email etc) before any pool can be deleted to eliminate the chance of a mistake.
6 months ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Submitted