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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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PowerVC support for Storage Virtualize Safeguarded Snapshots (SGC 2.0)

As an IBM business partner we have several customers using an IBM SAN Volume Controller stretched-cluster configuration with PowerVC for Private Cloud.The customers are interested in a Safeguarded Copy cyber resiliency solution but it cannot be re...
1 day ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration
124 VOTE

GitHub actions for ppc64le. Let's make ppc64le a standard!

With the exponential emergence of ARM-based systems we think it is time to make ppc64le a third standard along with x86 and ARM. 1. The context The rise of containerization and cloud-native applications has emphasized the importance of Continuous ...
about 2 months ago in Linux for Power / RHEL OpenShift (5639-OCP) 8 Under review

Enhance all SAVE and BRMS SAVE commands to be able to put an identical stream to other tapes

We recently found out that a DUPTAP needs twice as long as the SAVE which is sometimes a regulatory requirement. If the backup takes very long than this might result in 24 hours not being enough to complete the task (if the backup takes more than ...
about 24 hours ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 0 Submitted

DUPTAP performance should be improved

We recently found out, that DUPTAP has an expected behaviour that it takes twice as long as the SAVE-process. If the save-process exceeds 8 hours than one day (i.e. 24hrs) will not be enough to create a duplicate of the tape which is a requirement...
1 day ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 0 Submitted

Possibility to create IFS objects filters

Because many sources for IBM objects e.g programs, commands can be stored in IFS directories, it would be good to have possibility to define IFS directories and files filters like ones available for objects.
6 days ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 0 Submitted

Allow VM Recovery Manager HA to recreate LPAR on target system even with reduced paths to the LUN

VM Recovery Manager HA is currently not successful if the check on the target system results in a reduced number of paths to the LUN. This is the case with a HyperSwap configuration in the event of a data center failure (storage and server failure...
about 13 hours ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Submitted

Allow Simplified HMC based Remote Restart to recreate LPAR on target system even with reduced paths to the LUN

Simplified HMC based Remote Restart is currently not successful if the check on the target system results in a reduced number of paths to the LUN. This is the case with a HyperSwap configuration in the event of a data center failure (storage and s...
about 13 hours ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

Extend 32763 limitation on display file record

HTML keyword is useful to our environment as we use enhanced 5250 displays running IBMi Access for Web. However, the record length limitation makes it where our html portion of the output is limited.
about 13 hours ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 0 Submitted

BRMS ICC backup to AWS Cloud only allows US East region for storing data

Please see PMR Case number TS016529098. We are looking to use BRMS to send backup data to an S3 bucket at AWS. By default it is directing to AWS US East region and we are told there is no option to send data to another region. We faced issues with...
7 days ago in IBM i / Virtualization and Cloud 1 Submitted

HMC Central Patch Management for AIX, PowerVM, Firmware and Microcode

HMC should have a Patch Management: Central Patch Management for AIX, PowerVM, Firmware and Microcode. IBM should provide a easy way for Patch Management. System Firmware and Adapter microcode report in one tool (something Microcode Discovery tool...
3 months ago in Hardware Management Console 10 Submitted