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).
Shape the future of IBM!
We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:
Search existing ideas
Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updateson them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,
Post your ideas
Post an idea.
Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.
Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.
Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use
Add the ability to edit existing Intrusion Detection Policy Propertys
It doesn't appear like the ability is present to alter an existing Intrusion Detection Policy once it is created. In our case, we were looking to add to the list under "Specify a list of remote ip addresses to exclude for this policy" (which is fo...
Prevent unknown RPGLE language features from breaking validation/outline view
Working for a financial company, users are extremely limited in their ability to download and install updated versions of developer tools. It can be years between updates to Rational Developer, as getting a new version requires a lengthy verificat...
AIX LKU - general performance improvement during attach/detach, currently too slow.
Improving AIX Live Kernel Update, with PowerVC, general performance would benefit many clients, but is particularly needed here due to the scale of the environment and the challenges of keeping up with code rollout schedules. Currently LKU is taki...
The QSYS2.SYSDISKSTAT view should return "FAILED" instead of null value for disk paths that are in a FAILED state
When viewing disk path statuses from SST, a failed path will show a status of FAILED. When queried through QSYS2.SYSDISKSTAT these paths currently have a null "Resource Status". It would make more sense for the view to return information that is c...
allow V7.4 BRMS to support ZLIB compression for SAVF saves on Power 10
the IBM i V7.4 and V7.5 versions of the SAVxxx command support DTACPR(*ZLIB), so there is no "good" reason that BRMS cannot support the same parameters. CALL PGM(QBRM/Q1AOLD) PARM(('PARMOVR') ('*ADD') ('SAVFDTACPR') ('*ZLIB')) '*ZLIB ' not valid f...
add SQL query with print instead of display option or generate spool file then PDF ACS
In DB2 for z/OS there are utilities to generate a print/hard copy report instead of displaying the SQL query on screen, I find in DB2 for i OUTPUT(*PRINT) is not available or valid, and don't know of DB2 for i utility to do so. Printing high volum...
For those PTFs that have special instructions it would be useful to include this information via a NULL capable column of type CLOB, for example call PTF_SPECIAL_INSTRUCTIONS, so that it can be queried via the QSYS2.PTF_INFO view. Currently there ...
Calculating partition minimum memory in System Planning Tool
When planning the memory usage in a new LPAR'd Power System using the System Planning Tool the minimum memory allowed does not work when you actually build the partitions. The tool allows lower minimum memory than the actual install will allow. It...
Do not place IBM confidential, company confidential, or personal information into any field.