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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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Provide option to bind SNMP agent to the Boot IP of the system/node.

If the SNMP service uses a dynamically assigned virtual IP, the reported data could be related to multiple systems/nodes instead of a single unique system/node because the virtual IP may be associated with multiple systems/nodes.
10 days ago in AIX 0 Submitted

Feature: disable "case-insensitivity" HMC-username for ldap user

Unfortunately, with the HMC it depends on the upper and lower case of the user name by login (via GUI and SSH). Often the maintenance of the username in the LDAP is not completely uniform. e.g. old user: -user132-Admin1. new user : -user132-admin1
10 days ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

ACS - Add save to a new tab in Excel when using RSS.

I use Run SQL Scripts (RSS) daily. Many times, I have to save the results displayed on the screen into a spreadsheet. Problem: Each save from the screen has to go to a new file or an existing file. If specifying an existing file, it overwrites tha...
about 2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 9 Not under consideration

HMC delivering LPM information from LPM operations through CLI, REST API

Would be helpful for customers not having a CMC to track and or troubleshoot LPM processes in more detail.
3 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

HMC delivering CPW calculation

Would simplify and speed up the process to gather this info, which will be helpful in the sizing of new customer environments and comparison of customer environments.
3 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

PowerVC - when configuring vm name results from namelookup should not be used for host name

A customer would like to configure vm deploy AND have A records that are invalid, Rather than fixing the A records in their DNS, they want a new feature, where powervc will ignore dns resolution response, for the A record of the IP to be allocated...
about 2 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

SYSTOOLS.READ_SPREADSHEET to be able to read xlsx files from SQL

It would be usefull to be able to read xlsx files from within RPG programs for importing data as a table function.
3 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration

Enable volume sharing and set storage template on multiple volumes in GUI

When multiple storage volumes are being created or onboarded through PowerVC GUI, the volume sharing and set storage template options can only be done on one volume at a time. This is very time consuming and laborious job from the GUI when the num...
8 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration
147 VOTE

Concurrent Maintenance for Ethernet adapter component SFP - FRU for SFP request

Please provide concurrent maintenance using own FRU = Field Replaceable Unit number for adapter component SFP for ethernet adapter EN0J, EL38, EN0H, EL56, CCIN for all is 2B93, vendor Emulex / Broadcom. Currently a FRU number is available for whol...
over 3 years ago in Power Systems Design 7 Not under consideration

PowerVC with PeerZoning/Smart Zoning

A new type of storage zoning is peerzoning or smartzoning. This method is clearer and more practical to handle. e.g. debugging etc.
8 months ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration