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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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FIDO2 U2F Support as additional MFA options (without PowerSC)

Easys to use. HMC UI /CLI login based on multi-factor and passwordless authentication without the overpowering PowerSC.
over 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Under review

PEP 2.0 - Ability to disable/offline resources(CPU/Memory)

Currently PEP 2.0 activates all installed resources. This creates lot of issues with our capacity management, performance monitoring and high availability. Please have an option to disable specific number of CPU and memory on the frame.
over 3 years ago in Cloud Management Console 4 Under review

Extend PowerHA Smart Assist NFS monitor

In a SAP environment configured with PHA Smart Assist. Do we get PHA hangs when the total cluster gets stopped. This happen due to the fact that NFS gets stopped before the SAP RGs get stopped.
over 3 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 2 Under review

AIX kernel facility to track outstanding opens to a device

Currently AIX doesn't track open()s to a device. In case a process has a device opened before the configuration method has ran that device cannot be configured on the OS without a reboot, because it is not possible to identify the offending proces...
10 months ago in AIX 8 Under review

HMC V10R2 - Configuration of the initial screen

HMC V10R2M1040 came with the beautiful dashboard as the initial screen. Unfortunately not everyone likes to see the dashboard. Some of colleagues would like to see the list of the managed systems as the initial screen in HMC - same as with V10R2M1...
about 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Under review

PVLAN support for PowerVM

Currently PowerVM only accepts PVLANs by forcing VEPA on its vswitch and private-vlan host mode set on the external switch port (1 primary VLAN, 1 secondary PVLAN). (as described in this IBM developerworks link: https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/...
over 5 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 1 Under review

please update ICU libraries

Please update ICU libraries on the machine. They are simply too old. Looking into QICU library there are ten years ago versions. By the way, the ICU project is maintained by IBM itself. ICU is published and enlisted in the public API of the system...
about 2 months ago in IBM i / Core OS 3 Under review

Add NFS v4.1 and NFS v4.2 support for mounting on clients

There are supposedly security and stability enhancements in NFSv4.1 and v4.2. Also, the IBM product MQ suggests using NFSv4.1
7 months ago in AIX 0 Under review

Allow the same SMTP alias to be used for different domains when SMTP attribute are configured as DIRTYPE(*SMTP)

With SMTP attribute (CHGSMTPA) configured as DIRTYPE(*SDD) you could use the same SMTP alias for different domains, e.g noreply@mycompany.com noreply@mycompany.eu noreply@mycompanysubsidiary.com This could be accomplished by using the WRKNAMS...
8 months ago in IBM i / Networking 1 Under review

cron log auto maintenance

Customer met /var full problem several times in VIOS 3.1. I checked their environment and found /var/adm/cron/log is very huge. It causes filesytem full. I know /etc/cronlog.conf maintained cron's log, but VIOS doesn't set that file. I know cusome...
10 months ago in PowerVM VIOS 0 Under review