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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:

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Enable no-auditing of /tmp like QTEMP

Please change audit code to not audit any activity in /tmp direcotry when system value QAUDLVL has option *NOQTEMP set - or by adding a new option *NOIFSTMP. As this directory is to be used for temporary files by design like objects in QTEMP this...
10 days ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 5 Submitted

Merlin Try and Buy

It would be great if IBM could provide "Try and Buy" or "FREE (limited)" version of Merlin.I need to evaluate the software before buy it.
6 days ago in IBM i / Merlin 2 Submitted

Implementation of restore function that does not change the state of the access path

We would like you to implement the restore function that does not change the state of the access path by implicitly shared access paths. Our customers are having trouble getting their program to do something unexpected by save and restore. We wou...
23 days ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Needs more information

cllsif output is miss leading when there are multiple sites

Currently, the cllsif command lists every service IP label as available on every node and every site in the cluster. However, when a cluster has multiple sites that requires different IP addresses in each site, that means that a given service IP l...
about 4 hours ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Submitted

Send Scheduled Job Completion/Failure Messages to QHST like you do for the SUBMITTED messages

Please add submitted, scheduled jobs completion messages to QHST even when that job schedule entry does not have MSGQ(QSYSOPR)
about 12 hours ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 0 Submitted

PDF-A or PDF-A3 creation by CPYSPLF command

Till now we can create PDF's by the CPYSPLF command. Unfortunately it creates only a simple PDF. Enhanced requirements require the PDF-A format with embedded fonts and so on. Actually must a PDF document converted by Java or similar converted to t...
about 13 hours ago in IBM i / Print 0 Submitted

Native video card, mouse and keyboard support

similar to AIX under IBMi this feature will add to having a physical master console not affected by network or configuration issues
about 14 hours ago in IBM i / Core OS 0 Submitted

Add Original Job's User Profile to SPOOLED Files or Original Qualified Job Name to QPRTJOB SPOOLED Files

When swaping user profiles, if that job creates a spooled file, a SPOOLED Print Server Job is created and the job name is always QPRTJOB with a User of the Current (swapped-to) user profile. There is not way to reference back to the originating Jo...
1 day ago in IBM i / Print 0 Submitted

Add Web API to retrieve Security PTF's and Bulletins based on CVS level

I would like to be able to pull data through a Web API that would list the available PTF's for security bulletins based on the CVS level assigned to the bulletin.
7 days ago in IBM i / Security 0 Submitted
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Add BRMS & AJS to the new Navigator for i

The New Navigator for i is brilliant. Today we are forced to use the heritage Navigator for i if we want to maintain BRMS and the Advanced Job Scheduler. BRMS and AJS need to be part of the New Navigator for i as soon as possible, removing the nee...
6 months ago in IBM i / System Management 10 Future consideration