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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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Extend field in SSL trace output that includes cipher information

When analyzing output of SSL trace data, this may involve dumping the output to a spreadsheet for further analysis and comparison against cipher lists from QSSLCSL and/or SST (TLSCONFIG). The challenge when comparing data is that since many cipher...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Networking 1 Under review

Make managing ciphers in QSSLCSL easier using 2-digit cipher codes and use these codes everywhere

It would be easier to manage ciphers in the system value using the 2-digit codes simply because ciphers also have to be managed in SST (SSLCONFIG/TLSCONFIG) where the 2-digit code in required when adding/removing ciphers to the eligible list. Give...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Networking 1 Under review

Provide ability to control SSL counters (in SST) from OS command line using an API

We are running v7r4 and find the SSL counters that are available within SST very useful. A challenge we face is that due to our a weekly system interruption for full system save and IPL, these counters are disabled and get reset. It would desirabl...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Networking 1 Under review

IBM Cloud : Cybernetics VTL’s vs FalconStor for Backup

Feedback from Business partners on PowerVS environments == It would be good for IBM cloud to look at the Cybernetics VTL’s vs FalconStor. We are implementing Cybernectics VTL’s in several of our larger customers with success. Our customers and our...
2 months ago in Power Ecosystem Software / All components 2 Under review

5733-icc allow/support from local files in qsys.lib

manual says local file can't be in qsys.lib. If you create savf of file, library/schema as a savf and want to upload to cloud, this should be allowed, even if one has to use qsys.lib/mylib.lib/myfile.file method (it works)
3 months ago in IBM i / Virtualization and Cloud 1 Under review

WRKSMTPUSR - Same alias may be used for more than one user when unique for each domain.

In CHGSMTPA we have 3 different domain. We have these users: FAKTURA1 e-mail: post@bladetmotgift.no FAKTURA5 e-mail: post@bladetfokus.no FAKTURA6 e-mail: post@bladetbevis.no In WRKDIRE there is no problem, but in WRKSMTPUSR it's not possible. TCP5...
4 months ago in IBM i / Networking 5 Under review

RSTC and DynamicRM Debian support

Debian support officialy ppc64el architecture since Debian 10. It's works fine on LPAR under PowerVM , but IBM not provide RSCT, DynamicRM, System Resource Controller and Service RM for debian. We must install ubuntu .deb packages from https://lau...
8 months ago in Power Ecosystem Software / Other 3 Under review

5733-ICC - Add a LIST command

Please , add a LIST or LS command to ICC
11 months ago in IBM i / Virtualization and Cloud 0 Under review

Enable possibility to remove servers no longer in CMC concept.

When using the CMC Portal you get distracted, having information of servers, no longer in use. There is also subscription warning messages turning up. It.s annoying, we use cmc portal daily using Capcity Monitoring, Enterprise Pools2.0, Inventory ...
12 months ago in Cloud Management Console 1 Under review

RFE to request bundling of Anti Virus into the hmc application or some other AV software, Preferably Crowdstrike AV

Adding an Antivirus engine would enhance protecting against vulnerabilities; real time monitoring, all would benefit in todays cyber attack environment
over 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Under review