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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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Preferred node support for IBM SVC stretched cluster / PBHA

In a IBM (enhanced) stretched cluster or a PBHA (Hyperswap) implementation, it is necessary that the preferred node of a LUN is on the same site then the VM is running. Otherwise every IO has to go twice over the ISL's, because the multipath drive...
about 1 month ago in PowerVC 1 Submitted

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

Publish API(s) to perform the work done via CLI command powervc-edit-scg

For automation. And not needing elevated access to OSI.
about 2 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

cascading storage groups for EMC/Dell storage should be an option, not forced.

Sometime back IBM changed PowerVC to force cascading storage groups which caused extreme difficulty to the point of making PowerVC unusable in our EMC Storage array environment. Even after redommissioning PowerVC (with regret), we were migrating 5...
about 2 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Add tags found in HMC frame and LPARs to PowerVC

By allowing PowerVC to utilize the tags created in the HMC it would provide a consistent tag "naming" standard across the two products and save time.
about 2 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Make ibm more strong

Because ibm acadmic website is too buffer
about 2 months ago in IBM i / Db2 Web Query 1 Not under consideration

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

Request for a function to allow user to specify the number of sockets DPO(Dynamic Platform Optimizer) should consolidate an LPAR into instead of spreading out across all 4 sockets for large LPARs

We have optimized Power E1080 CPU/Memory affinity, try to consolidate each LPARs into 2 sockets, but failed. How to do it now? IBM responsible engineer feedback the following info.: The DPO (Dynamic Platform Optimizer) has a built-in algorithm whi...
about 2 months ago in Power Systems Design 1 Future consideration

Need to limit number of concurrent migration while entering host to maintenance mode

Currently when a host selecting for maintenance mode, it got 3 options - Active, all or none. We need to limit the concurrent migration number so that we don't exhaust the available resources. Preferably an option in the maintenance mode screen as...
about 2 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerSC Patch Management replication feature should work with non-root users

The PowerSC Patch Management feature allows Primary-Secondary TNCPM topology- the primary server downloads TLs, SPs, ifixes etc and replicates them to the the secondary TNCPM server. For this, we need to configure password-less root SSH between pr...
about 2 months ago in PowerSC 1 Submitted