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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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LPM should not switch to Default Processor Pool

During LPM via HMC-GUI (V10 R3 SP1051 / MF71688) the setting for processor pool switches back to the Default Processor Pool, if not explicitely changed by drop-down menu. Since Processor Pools are very important to us (licences) AND there's a veri...
17 days ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Planned for future release

HMC automated installation

It's possible to have option for fully automated installation physical HMC and virtual HMC ? This is time consuming in case IBM support request as part of solution reinstallation of HMC code and restore configuration from backup. It will simplify ...
20 days ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Planned for future release

CLI command power on / off Multiple specified Managed Systems at same time

Currently the latest Firmware ONLY allows to power on / off a single Managed System or ALL Managed Systems currently managed by this HMC. Requesting to have ability, in CLI, to Power On / Off multiple specified Managed Systems at the same time, li...
23 days ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Planned for future release

PowerSC Patch Management feature should also manage HIPER ifixes

The PowerSC Patch Management is an excellent feature to manage security ifixes. There are few customers who want PowerSC to also manage HIPER ifixes. Currently PowerSC only download security ifixes. It would be nice if PowerSC can also download an...
3 months ago in PowerSC 2 Planned for future release

proxy support for emgr_check_ifixes and emgr_download_ifix

Corporate AIX customers often use a proxy in their company to control internet access. However, there is no proxy support in emgr_check_ifixes and emgr_download_ifix.These commands only work with direct internet access. To make these new commands ...
3 months ago in AIX 2 Planned for future release

Error message when /usr/bin/hostnew not found

if /usr/bin/hostnew not found, host -n will return code 1, but doesn't write any error message to stderr. For better managability it'd be good to have some error message together with the return code, like: /usr/bin/hostnew not found, please insta...
4 months ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release

HMC delivering CPW calculation

Would simplify and speed up the process to gather this info, which will be helpful in the sizing of new customer environments and comparison of customer environments.
4 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Planned for future release

HMC delivering rperf calculation

Would simplify and speed up the process to gather this info, which will be helpful in the sizing of new customer environments and comparison of customer environments.
4 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Planned for future release

Update certificate instructions to HMC V10

https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/power10?topic=tasks-manage-certificates is obsolete. Please update to a current version of HMC.
5 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Planned for future release

New command to substitue for emgr -l for read-only, non-root access

Right now if you want to use the emgr command to list efix data for automated data collection, you have to give root level access to the command or another script that runs emgr. Please consider adding a discrete command that only reads emgrdata f...
5 months ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release