Skip to Main Content
IBM Power Ideas Portal


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 updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

Post your ideas
  1. Post an idea.

  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

ADD A NEW IDEA

Web Serving

Showing 52

Show program lib/name in webservice overview

Currently only the description name of the webservice is shown in the HTTP Admin server. This requires you to click on properties for each individual service to see to which library it is referring which is slow in the web interface. Use Case: Cur...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Future consideration

IWS REST Web services based on SQL procedure

In Rest SQL Services from Integrated Web Servicesi want to put an HTTP Status code, an HTTP Header and an error field defined by the SQL procedure as for an RPG program. That is to say, by defining in the procedure an INTEGER type variable for the...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Future consideration

New SQL Service to list web services properties

Would be nice to have a SQL Service to access easily all the properties of web services deployed in IWS instances Use Case: Very usefull to get the links between program ou service program and web services : help in analysis.Other properties (user...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Future consideration

IWS Mulit-row update and post Web service

Possibility of multi-row put or post via web service with JSON data. Use Case: Sending (PUT or POST) multi-row JSON data to a web service only handels the first record?No error Ex. (two records): { "CUSTOMER_NAME" : "Sally Bronze", "CUSTOMER_ADDR...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 9 Future consideration

API call rate limiting

Having a call rate limiting in the Integrated Web Services for i would allow better control on the consumption of the APIs Use Case: offering a rate of calls per min or second would increase security and better control
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Future consideration

Allow an IWS SQL service default schema to be changed by the setWebServiceProperties.sh command

Currently if you create an SQL service on one server and want to promote it to another server you can't change the default schema without having to get the configuration property file and go into the IFS file to change the default schema. That is ...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 3 Future consideration

Increase the performance of IWS lists by filters

Calling up the list of deployed services takes a long time. With 50 services it takes 20 seconds. Whenever I perform an action (e.g. stop or start a service or display the properties), it always takes 20 seconds until the entire list has been upda...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Future consideration

Modify OpenAPI generation options from IWS

Currently when you deploy an API to IWS it generates a "swagger" document. This document conforms to the JSON based version 2.0 of the OpenAPI spec. Would it be possible to allow selection of the format / version to have this generated as? The res...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Future consideration

Reload in Apache

Apache has functionality called graceful restart. It allows for reading in a new config without having all the connections dropped. Typically on other OS you could run something like apachectl -k graceful (or the service manager equivalent). Havin...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 4 Future consideration

Make mod_wsgi availble on the IBM i HTTP server

IBM i HTTP Server would be able to be used by any open source project that requires wsgi web server.Since this is a module already available in the Apache HTTP server product this would greatly enhance the adoption of Python web projects served on...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Future consideration