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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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vscsi mapping - IBMi to IBMi

Possibility to create vscsi mapping between two IBM i LPAR's. Currently command "pvmctl scsi create" showing only parameters where vscsi server ( parent ) is VIOS and vscsi client ( lpar ) is IBMi. I'm asking for option which allow me to set paren...
about 4 years ago in PowerVM NovaLink 1 Future consideration

Enable Job Description to be defined on Printer Device Description

When a print writer is started there is no option to specify a job description. There are three supplied job descriptions:QSPLPRTW - used for all local and LAN Writers QSPLAFPW - used for local and LAN writers for IPDS printers configured with AFP...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / Print 4 Future consideration

Make RDi main product reopen on monitor it was shut down on when restarted

I have needs to have several different compile environments and I do not use multiple connections because I have to use tools in RDi that do not honor those connections properly. So, I often set up the library list for the environment I want and I...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

Extend support for NovaLink versions

The product is used to virtualize POWER servers in order to run the company SW solution at many customers premises .It is delivered as part of the overall HW/SW bundle.
over 4 years ago in PowerVM NovaLink 1 Future consideration

resources limitations for projects em powervc

when multiples projects are created, there´s no option to create custom roles for IDS, like an id that is able to add storage and deploy a VM but can´t increase cpu and memory.Other issue is related to storage templates, there´s no way to restrict...
over 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

RDi recent file list file name translation

My recent files shows: 1 ITEM_5FT.SQLRPGLE2 DIV_5FT.RPGLE3 SHIPPING_5FH.RPGLE4 SHIPPING.SQLRPGLE Only the 4th name is accurate, the other names are really ITEM_T.SQLRPGLE, DIV_T.RPGLE and SHIPPING_H.RPGLE. Use Case: editing code
over 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Future consideration

Kea DHCP Server

We are in need of enabling Kea DHCP server for PowerVC support.
over 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

HMC - Remove Network and Storage information for none VIOS hosted LPARs in Gallery View

In the Enhanced HMC interface, Could you Remove Network and Storage information for none VIOS hosted LPARs in Gallery View. This information is not (to the best of my knowledge) collected for any LPAR that is not hosted by VIOS.
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Future consideration

SPP creation on target host within VM migration

In case of migrating a VM which is located in SPP (SharedProcessorPool); would it be possible that PowerVC automatically creates (or at least suggests creation) identical SPP on the target host? (instead of the need for admin going to HMC & cr...
over 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Pvcauth via the Novalink partition

Proxy pvcauth via the Novalink partition to PowerVC. In the same nature RMC communication currently works with Novalink.
over 4 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration