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Please add for REST API token based authentication

Security tools and hardening activities usually configure password expiration for accounts and then REST API call will stop working. Using separate tokens for REST API prevent for automation tools stop working.
27 days ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Submitted

Upgrade level of OpenSSH from v8.6p1 to one which will pass scanning services.

We are getting dinged by Qualys that our IBM i is exposed to CVE-2023-51385. I have applied the fixes listed at https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/7123159 however IBM only chose to patch an old level of OpenSSH instead of putting on a new leve...
3 months ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Submitted

Add support for Java 21 to IBM i

Java 21 is needed so we can use new features also on IBM i. It will enable IBM i community to run applications that requires java 21. Java 21 (IBM Semeru) is already available for other platforms.
about 1 month ago in IBM i / JAVA 0 Submitted

HMC LPAR configuration CPU/Memory allocation checker and advisor

Would be great HMC will be doing checks in case there is configuration attempt not following best practices according NUMA architecture or ratio between EC vs vCPU. Check ratio between CPU / Memory according SRAD best practice. In case will be pos...
27 days ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

Stack trace in joblog

The lob log has been for ages been the best way to find post mortem issues with applications. However the job log was designed back in time where the call stack was typical not huge. Applications of today have huge call stacks and goes through var...
25 days ago in IBM i / Core OS 2 Submitted

Static Route Configuration support on Power 10 (eBMC) Systems

With Power 10 eBMC Systems it is no longer possible to configure "static net routes", like on Power 8 and Power 9 Systems (also with Power 10 E1080 with FSP) to attached satellite location to prim. and sec. HMC environment.That could happend with ...
2 months ago in Power Systems Design 1 Submitted

Capacity/Performance Management

HMC should provide the same detail level and functionality like lpar2rrd in point of Capacity and Performance management.
3 months ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Submitted

CMC alerting into e.g. IBM Tivoli Monitoring, Nagios, etc. .

CMC notifies customers by e-mail. However, most customers use a central monitoring application such as Nagios, IBM Tivoli Monitoring, etc.. CMC alerts should also be sent to the customer's monitoring application. Which the IT-Operations team is mo...
3 months ago in Cloud Management Console 1 Submitted

Provide Prometheus exporter for LPAR and System data in HMC

Please provide a Prometheus exporter for the HMC which cound be used for sending system and partition utilization data to prometheus timeseries database. This would be very helpful to consolidate performance data in a single place together with ot...
5 months ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Submitted

Modernizing IBM SEA to handle Cisco micro-segmentation policy

CISCO ACI in conjunctions with VMWARE have developed the ability to apply multiple Private VLAN configurations (micro-segmentation) onto a single switchport. Normal Private VLAN implementations require the creation of the Primary VLAN (200) which ...
about 2 months ago in PowerVM VIOS 0 Submitted