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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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AIX Security reporting tool

Since CIS Tool latest version (v4.x) dropped support for generating AIX security reports based on CIS AIX 7.x benchmark; There is currently NO tool, which would generate decent HTML security reports from AIX systems. And that is a HUGE gap in secu...
2 months ago in PowerSC 2 Needs more information

The HMC needs the flexibility to support a choice of MFA verification methods.

With a continuously more vigilant eye on security and an ever evolving variety of MFA options on the market, the HMC needs to be able to support choice in the MFA space aside from the PowerSC offering.
23 days ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Needs more information

A system needs to have the ability to call home when the slot on the bus is owned by the operating system (IBMi, AIX, Linux) and there is no hardware error logged as currently a system can only call home it there has been a hardware error.

There are cases where an issue has occurred on a system where data cannot pass but no hardware error has been logged. This can affect any adapter that passes data and is owned by the operating system. If this occurs, IBM cannot be automatically no...
3 months ago in IBM i / Core OS 2 Needs more information

Enable group profiles in SVRAUTE's to support ObjectConnect over TCPIP

ObjectConnect was recently upgraded to permit *IP transport. However, the current implementation requires a direct match to a user ID in the Server Authentication Entries; where a Group Profile permits more generic, and flexible, support. Please p...
6 months ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 1 Needs more information

Log validation tool at the HMC.

When LPM fails, the logs are collected by defauly. Also they can be collected by the pedbg tool with option to collect various logs. Once the logs are collected and uploaded, there could be some logs missing due to various reasons. In HMC after lo...
11 months ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Needs more information

After VIOS complete boot to trigger any IBM i VMs to start

We could not find a mechanism to start IBM i VMs after VIOS complete IPL. This is necessary for unattended operations in case of power failure or a complete reboot of the hardware is required. VIOS starts automatically after the hardware is starte...
8 months ago in PowerVM VIOS 1 Needs more information

CMC to support dual HMC

Currently we can add two HMC for a power hardware, but i guess it actively uses only one. As soon as the active hmc gets disconnects or frame-hmc connection fails, CMC dont display frame(systems) information all over the place. primarly PEP2 appli...
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Management Console 3 Needs more information

Way to check if microcode updates are already installed

Microcode updates are usually delivered as rpm files. After installing RPM files the new microcode is available in /etc/microcode. Using the command diag it is possible to install new microcodes from /etc/microcode. Sometimes the two processes - i...
4 months ago in AIX 1 Needs more information

Use of Kurbenetes for DOORS

We are working at Valeo on DOORS application at AWS, and with a pool of Application servers that have the Client version installed -> Front End (FE), and other pool that have the Database -> Back End (BE). We have dimension the servers with ...
almost 1 year ago in Cloud Management Console 1 Needs more information

PEP 2.0 Support for Novalink/CMC

Request to enhance MCM to support Novalink with PEP 2.0 capacity Credits.
over 2 years ago in Cloud Management Console 5 Needs more information