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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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PowerHA for AIX

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implement an ON/OFF function to force syncvg after takeover after a node failure occurs.

Implement an ON/OFF function to force syncvg after takeover after a node failure occurs. When a node failure occurs on the service machine and the shared disk created by AIX LVM mirror is taken over to the standby machine, syncvg is forced using t...
4 months ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Submitted

Add options to use different shared Filesystems for SAP Smart Assist

When using PHA SAP Smart Assist it is required to use NFS 4.It would be very helpful to have an option to use NFS 3 or ISS (GPFS) instead.
9 months ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Submitted

Improve PowerHA SVC/FlashSystem ssh access security model

Today PowerHA requires unrestricted the Admin role via SSH to manage the copy relationships on SVC/FlashSystem family storage. In todays modern security environment this is unacceptable to have a full multitenant array have unrestricted SSH access...
12 months ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Submitted

Monitor and correct PPRC consistency status to ensure mirrored disks are in-sync

Why is it useful? Failover may cause significant data loss if mirrored disks are out-of-sync for an extended period. By monitoring and automatically correcting or alerting PPRC out-of-sync condition will minimize data loss in the event of a failov...
12 months ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Submitted

Permament disablement of SNMP

Hi, please consider implementing a switch (smit or/and clmgr) for disabling starting of snmpd in rc.init which according to procedure https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6520466 will be overwritten on every PowerHA update.
12 months ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Submitted