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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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Improve time to get Full Sysdump in Highend Mission critical systems with huge amount of memory

As IBM we describe Highend Power servers as one of the most resilient and available platforms to hold mission critical workloads. Those servers have increasing amount of memory (several TB) and hold many workloads in parallel thanks to our PowerVM...
21 days ago in Power Systems Design 0 Submitted

Upgrade level of OpenSSH from v8.6p1 to one which will pass scanning services.

We are getting dinged by Qualys that our IBM i is exposed to CVE-2023-51385. I have applied the fixes listed at https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/7123159 however IBM only chose to patch an old level of OpenSSH instead of putting on a new leve...
about 2 months ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Submitted

Static Route Configuration support on Power 10 (eBMC) Systems

With Power 10 eBMC Systems it is no longer possible to configure "static net routes", like on Power 8 and Power 9 Systems (also with Power 10 E1080 with FSP) to attached satellite location to prim. and sec. HMC environment.That could happend with ...
about 1 month ago in Power Systems Design 0 Submitted

Include an "assigned" flag to DCM API to indicate if cert is assigned to an DCM application or not

There is an API that already exists that allows certificates stored in a DCM store be read and would include expiry date, which is useful. I am not sure what the API is called, but I know that TAATOOL provides a command (CVTCERT) that uses the IBM...
6 days ago in IBM i / Security 1 Submitted

AIX community edition for QEMU/KVM

AIX will remain the leading UNIX operating system for mission-critical environments for many years to come. It has performance, security and ease of administration features that make it a very interesting option for new deployments complementing t...
2 months ago in AIX 0 Submitted

ACS Run SQL Scripts needs a scalable dialog box (open file)

Referring to the Run SQL Scripts application within ACS. Selecting File, Open, then PC file to open a saved SQL statement, the rendering of the Open dialog box is terrible. See attached image. One third of the dialog box is completely unused The c...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Submitted

CMC alerting into e.g. IBM Tivoli Monitoring, Nagios, etc. .

CMC notifies customers by e-mail. However, most customers use a central monitoring application such as Nagios, IBM Tivoli Monitoring, etc.. CMC alerts should also be sent to the customer's monitoring application. Which the IT-Operations team is mo...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Management Console 1 Submitted

Capacity/Performance Management

HMC should provide the same detail level and functionality like lpar2rrd in point of Capacity and Performance management.
about 2 months ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Submitted

SRCSTMF parameter for CRTDSPF

As we are using more and more modern ways and tools to develop our software, it really hurts that one has to copy DDS sources to a member in a temporary source physical file in order to be able to create a display file. I’m pretty sure that it wou...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Application Development 1 Submitted

Addition of Critical Security Patch Comparison Features via SQL Query

Currently, managing critical security patches is a major priority for IT teams to ensure the security of systems and sensitive data. However, the task of comparing applied security patches with known vulnerabilities listed in the CVE database can ...
about 2 months ago in IBM i / PTF and Service 2 Submitted