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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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PowerHA Verify

PowerHA verify and sync should have a verify only option to verify the configuration before making changes to the cluster.
almost 3 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Under review

lack of AC power status in IBM Power servers

Hello. Please refer to PMH 74741,820,820 and RCMS 820,01DNGBS. In case of AC power failure, only loss of power is recorded in ASMI. Moreover, if two power supplies fail - only one failure is recorded at ASMI. When AC power comes back - there is no...
almost 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Under review

(AIX NIM Server on Linux(ppc64le)

Setting up an "AIX NIM Server" on a Linux(ppc64le) is a powerful way to efficiently manage AIX and VIOS installations. The Network Installation Manager (NIM) is a tool from IBM that automates the installation, management and maintenance of AIX and...
2 months ago in AIX 0 Under review

NX- And In-Core-Acceleration To Achieve Energy-Efficient Quantum-Safe Encryption For IBM i

This request is for activating in-core- or/and nested acceleration to support the advertised quantum-safe encryption also for IBM i.Other methods (as described below) are neither fast enough nor a simple solution for customers who use cloud or onl...
12 months ago in IBM i / Security 3 Under review

PowerSC anti malware feature should have an option to integrate with the FIM functionality

The PowerSC anti-malware feature should provide an option to integrate with the FIM (File Integrity Monitoring) functionality. If the user selects this option, then whenever a monitored file is modified, PowerSC should automatically scan this file...
about 1 year ago in PowerSC 2 Under review

Add compiler error or descriptive runtime error to ILE C/C++ compiler in case of invalid pointer casts

We have encountered a problem at runtime when using a third party library (rdkafka) compiled with ILE C compiler. The functions used to set a call back function in the configuration converted a function pointer to a char pointer. We could build th...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Languages - Other 2 Under review

CMC to be integrated with Capacity Planning Tool

Customer is requesting for the CMC visuals to be integrated with CPT
over 1 year ago in Cloud Management Console 1 Under review

Future price update should be reflected on e-Config

We see quite many price increase or decrease announcements with future effective date, but e-Config always output the price as of today. We want to have some mechanism in e-Config to specify the "as of date" in order to reflect the updated future ...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Install and Upgrade and Licensing 1 Under review

IBM Cloud Support Notifications

When sending email updates on support cases, can you include the current case status (maybe former too)? I ask because, often I create cases and your team will update it in the portal to say they are researching or something similar. I then get an...
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Management Console 3 Under review

Straighten Event handling in PowerHA / SystemMirror

PowerHA uses "events" to handle transitions to various states. (At least some of) These events are poorly described in the documentation and the usability of PowerHA would greatly profit from an improvement there. Furthermore - as described in the...
over 2 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Under review