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New Nav for i - Group System endpoints.

It would be nice to have the ability to group systems in New Nav. I have 130+ systems mixed into prod, dev, and qa. Would be nice to separate them on the Dashboard page. I am using one central location to manage all of my endpoints which is great!...
about 13 hours ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

Ansible Collection ibm.power_hmc: Secrets from environment variables, extra_vars and AWX/AAP secrets

Dear IBM team, the Ansible Collection ibm.power_hmc lacks a secure way to provide secrets at the moment. Could you please add native support for secrets lookup from environment variables, Ansible extra_vars and AWX/AAP secrets? This makes the usag...
about 20 hours ago in Power Ecosystem Software / All components 0 Submitted

change systools.special_authority_data_mart to have option where to place the files in user defined library

need to make sure the data is "locked down" by being able to place the resulting SENSITIVE file in a different library, just like the audit journal data_mart SQL.
1 day ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 0 Submitted

Policy-based High Availability (HA) support in PowerVC

Policy-based High Availability (HA) provides a solution for two Storage Systems in different locations where the storage will automatically remain accessible to hosts if there is an event that impacts the infrastructure and makes one of the system...
1 day ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Add support for Java 21 to IBM i

Java 21 is needed so we can use new features also on IBM i. It will enable IBM i community to run applications that requires java 21. Java 21 (IBM Semeru) is already available for other platforms.
2 days ago in IBM i / JAVA 0 Submitted

IBMi NPIV support for EMC PowerMax

Actually PowerVC only supports IBMi vSCSI attachment in combination with EMC PowerMax. For us its a requirement to attach IBMi with NPIV.
2 days ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Code Coverage Consolidation with multiple cczip files on same object not working in RDi9.8

In RDi 9.8, When executing multiple test cases on different procedures in a module or on a program, different cczip files are created. We use below approach to consolidate them and generate the final code coverage. However, it doesn't consolidate ...
2 days ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

ping response time to be displayed in microseconds

Currently AIX ping shows response time in milliseconds like this: PING 10.128.172.56: (10.128.172.56): 56 data bytes64 bytes from 10.128.172.56: icmp_seq=0 ttl=255 time=1 ms64 bytes from 10.128.172.56: icmp_seq=1 ttl=255 time=0 ms 64 bytes from 10...
2 days ago in AIX 0 Submitted

Improve ARE (Administration Runtime Expert) Scheduler to allow a SysAdmin to Manage the ARE Tasks

We find ARE (Administration Runtime Expert) to be a fantastically useful Tool for monitoring and fixing IBM i Systems. Currently IBM ARE has it's own job scheduler to allow you to run templates automatically, which is ideal However, the ARE schedu...
3 days ago in IBM i / System Management 0 Submitted

enhance QSYS2.MANAGE_AUDIT_JOURNAL_DATA_MART

add filter to the QSYS2.MANAGE_AUDIT_JOURNAL_DATA_MART. would like to be able to filter what records are added to the data_mart for instance in AF entries, filter on object, library or usrprfsimilar for ZC/ZR entries
4 days ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 0 Submitted