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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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Enable Collection Services to run in Restricted State

Collection services should be enhanced to run in restricted state. Performance data from backups and other restricted state activities would be very useful. System monitor data (if monitors were defined) should be included in this Collection Servi...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Performance Tools 3 Future consideration

Enable better time staggering for performance gathering and other tools

The IBM i performance collecting feature is only capable of being scheduled at the hourly minutes of 00, 15, 30, & 45. Essentially, the top, right, bottom, and left of the hour - which happens to be very inconvenient given other workloadsSince...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Performance Tools 2 Not under consideration

We need Continuos collector capabilities on IBM i

We need real time smf extractor and continuous collector capabilities on IBM i systems similar to IBM z mainframes. Please let us know if it could be leveraged Use Case: We need real time smf extractor and continuous collector capabilities on our ...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Performance Tools 6 Not under consideration

WRKSYSACT OUTPUT(*FILE) extensions

1) We'll like to use another jobqueue than QBATCH (we can't overrule the QSYSJOBD jobdescription). 2) The file QAITMON should be extended with 'Current user'3) The file QAITMON should be extended with 'Accounting code'4) QAITMON/DTETIM should be a...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Performance Tools 3 Not under consideration