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 (

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 ( - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM. - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.


My ideas

Showing 1791

WRKJOB/DSPJOB OPTION(*OPNF) -- F5 should refresh the current screen instead of going back to the top.

When pressing F5 inWRKJOB OPTION(*OPNF)andDSPJOB OPTION(*OPNF)to update the open file information it always starts with the first page instead of the page you have scrolled to. Thus you have to scroll several pages till you come to the files you a...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 5 Delivered

sendmail compiled with SASL support

Need to interface with Amazon Web Services (AWS) Simple E-mail Service (SES), which requires login credentials / authentication to be encrypted. Neither sendmail or sendmail_ssl are currently compiled with SASL support; sendmail_ssl, if that remai...
over 6 years ago in AIX 3 Delivered

SMB 3 (SMBv3) support needed in IBM i 7.3

for better integration of our windows 2012 and 2016 servers and for security issues we need SMBv3 in IBM i V7R3. Use Case: for better integration of our windows 2012 and 2016 servers and for security issues we need SMBv3 in IBM i V7R3.
about 7 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 5 Delivered

Add New BIF's %right() and %left()

While %left(str: int) can be done with a %subst(str: 1: int), %right(str: int) is not so straight forward. %right(str: int) must be written as %subst(str: %len(%trimr(str)) - (int - 1)) This is far less readable. Please add convenience BIF's %left...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 14 Delivered

update WRKSMTPEMM to display full SMTP log with option 8

in case sending SMTP mails fails, hunting down the problem can be a mess if SMTP log is not available
12 months ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Delivered

LPM VMs to original system after Evacuation or Remote Restart

If a host is evacuated for systems maintenance or VMs are restarted using Remote Restart after a system outage PowerVC does not save the original source system to able to LPM the VMs back to the source after the maintenance.
almost 6 years ago in PowerVC 3 Delivered

TLS 1.3 General support in IBM i OS V7R2 and V7R3

As we work with a.o. banks, financial service companies and government we need to follow the highest security levels. After the implementation of TLS1.2 we more and more feel the need building up to supporting TLS1.3 in the short term for our clie...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / Networking 8 Delivered

Add "in use" for stream files in iACS

In IBM Navigator for i you can go into Integrated File Systems and see who has a lock on a stream file.I want that capability added in IBM i Access Client Solutions. Use Case: Trying to perform maintenance on a stream file but I cannot see who has...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

DCM - New Digital certificate manager

The current certificate manager has been a workhorse for any work with certificates over the years. However, it is not heterogeneous integrated into the current ACS (nor web administration). Also visual presentation of certificates, stores and cha...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 7 Delivered

Speed of DLPAR for procs and especially memory in AIX

DLPAR operations in AIX take a long time, especially when adding a huge amount of memory. But also the addition of cores takes a lot of time. In HA cluster scenarios, the idea is to run the passive cluster partner with a minimum of resources and i...
over 4 years ago in AIX 1 Delivered