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

My ideas: Work Management and Messaging

Showing 65 of 4306

Help message enhancement to add detail for QPWDLVL 2/3

Please add for QPWDLVL help text 2/3 with following information: When the IPL to change to Password Level 2/3, the OS will create an lower case version of everyone's password. At the end of the IPL every user that has a password will have an all U...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 2 Future consideration

Block QZDASOINIT started as BCI job in QSERVER enhancement

Prevent database prestart jobs to start as BCI jobs is also ending the jobs rerouted to other subsystems when we use the solutions provided by the Doc.: #638059 historical #391825917 Use Case: Client has split his service jobs over different subsy...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 4 Not under consideration

Add the ability to Watch a file

Using Watches, you can watch for messages, PAL entries, and LIC Logs. Management Central used to have file monitors that provided a similar sort of feature. This RFE is to request the ability to Watch a file. The minimum features needed to watch a...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 3 Not under consideration

HMC PWRDWNSYS

When stopping an IBM i LPAR through the HMC using the operating system a PWRDWNSYS command is initiated which bypasses the Exit Point Program for the POWER DOWN exit point. Use Case: When using the HMC to shutdown an IBM i LPAR you are unaware tha...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 4 Not under consideration

Allow text search when viewing job log for active job.

It would be fantastic if we could search for a text string within a job log of an active job, without having to DSPJOBLOG OUTPUT(*PRINT) and then searching the spool file. A simple text search function key would suffice and position the screen to ...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 4 Not under consideration

Add an API or similar option to an existing API to get all messages for a specified Job

Today if you need all messages for an ACTIVE Job you have the Joblog Message APIs, and if you extract the Exception Message Queue for the job you also have that msg queue. But in the context of a Scheduled Job that runs and has finished processing...
6 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 6 Not under consideration

Include the Message File and library in the QUSEC (ERRC0100 or ERRC0200) when returning messages from APIs

Today, when the QUSEC struct is passed to an API, the MSGID and MSGDTA values are returned. However the Message File from which the message was retrieved/sent is not provided. This causes an issue with messages such as GUI0002 or SQLxxxx that do n...
6 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 1 Not under consideration

Add subsystem name to CPF1164 job ending message

Need to identify when a job(s) end from a user defined subsystem.Currently, there are 50 jobs, some duplicate names.Job could end normal or abnormal. These jobs always need to be running. Note: the subsystem name does exist on the the CPF1124 mess...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 3 Future consideration

Allow "5-Work with" on duplicate entries in WRKJOB

Currently, WRKJOB QZDASOINIT, for example, returns a list of duplicate jobs. If you select one, you need to re-execute the WRKJOB to get the list of duplicate jobs back before selecting another one. Can the list of duplicate jobs be in the format ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 4 Not under consideration

Add Support for Automatic Prestart Job Tuning

The shipped defaults for the various prestart job entries are generally not appropriate for highly used prestart jobs. In today's environment, prestart jobs are used by almost every IBM i shop. Most shops do not tune their prestart job entries and...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 5 Not under consideration