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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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Change of WLM start/restart behave in passive mode

When restart or start Workload Manager WLM the AIX is set internal locks to be shure that no new porcess,fork etc can happen until AIX has checked all running processes again WLM rules. On a multi terrabyte memory machine this can lead to 5-7 minu...
2 months ago in AIX 0 Submitted

Provide RSCT Domain filtering options for managed systems co-managed by HMC and PowerVM NovaLink

In PowerVC environments that utilize IBM Cloud Management Console (CMC) for Power Enterprise Pools (PEP), it's common for managed systems to be co-managed by HMC and PowerVM NovaLink. PowerVM NovaLink is in controller mode to facilitate operations...
2 months ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Submitted

Additions for the PRUV tool

Please add the following to the PRUV tool. Report on command default changes in IBM licensed program libraries. simple example (SELECT * FROM TABLE(QSYS2.OBJECT_STATISTICS('*ALL', '*CMD')) > WHERE APAR_ID = 'CHGDFT';) possible enhancements: in ...
5 months ago in IBM i / Install and Upgrade and Licensing 0 Submitted

Selection the length of server power cables

The #6577 is described on the below manual that manufacturing select length when a rack is configured in the factory. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/power10?topic=pr-supported-power-cordsCustomer said that in spite of the connection for servers to PD...
7 months ago in Power Systems Design 0 Submitted

PDU cables shorter than 4.3M

The PDU cable (ex. #6654) is currently only length of 4.3M.The PDU cable is too long and become a big cable roll under the rack. And these big cable rolls are as many as PDUs.Please provide PDU cables shorter than 4.3M including the perspective of...
7 months ago in Power Systems Design 0 Submitted

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

Show HMC Firewall "Available applictions" in HMC CLI

I would like to see possibility to list all possible Applications that can be configured on HMC firewall, on HMC CLI in a similar way as they are shown in HMC GUI (see atttached screenshot) Currently lshmc --firewall gives list only for the rules ...
about 2 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

OpenID-Connect integration with IBM HTTP server for i

Add OpenID-Connect to the existing authentication methods that are supported by the IBM HTTP server for i.
2 months ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Submitted

Add additional quick property request for SRC

We are looking a for a fast and easy way to get the SRC for a managed system and partition, currently the only way to extract the SRC is by requesting the information for the system or partition which reults in a 12K (approx) download to get 8 byt...
10 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

Download I/O Firmware to HMC

It would be nice to have the option to download a copy of the I/O Firmware to the HMC like how you can with a VIOS image. That way you don't have to use the IBM Service Web Site or an FTP server. It would make it faster to update I/O Cards if you ...
10 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted