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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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Improve time to get Full Sysdump in Highend Mission critical systems with huge amount of memory

As IBM we describe Highend Power servers as one of the most resilient and available platforms to hold mission critical workloads. Those servers have increasing amount of memory (several TB) and hold many workloads in parallel thanks to our PowerVM...
about 2 months ago in Power Systems Design 0 Submitted

Request for adding Allocated Processor System Thresholds to IBM CMC

The CMC currently provides the ability to set thresholds for alerting for Utilisation. Customers running multiple IBM Power systems however stand to benefit from a similar concept - Allocation thresholds, since having sufficient spare allocatable ...
25 days ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Submitted

Make RSS your own Examples easier to maintain.

The functionality in RSS to insert from Examples and to save as New Example is absolutely great. As IBM keeps enhancing what we can do with SQL, like the prompting for statement variables addes in ACS 1.1.9.2, would it not be great if we could upd...
25 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 0 Submitted

Allow to define a data structure based on a SQL table function

When declaring a data structure, allow using the keyword extname to read the fields defined in the RETURNS TABLE block of an UDF. dcl-ds genericDsTemplate extname('MYLIB/MY_SQL_TF':*output) qualified template alias end-ds; That would guaranty a 10...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 0 Submitted

Implement IO tuning parameter value for 'dk_closed_path_recovery=1' by default

Enable 'health_check' command to run on paths to disks, which are not open and active in the kernel, by default as to allow automatic recovery.
3 months ago in AIX 2 Submitted

IBMi NPIV support for EMC PowerMax

Actually PowerVC only supports IBMi vSCSI attachment in combination with EMC PowerMax. For us its a requirement to attach IBMi with NPIV.
about 1 month ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Improve ARE (Administration Runtime Expert) Scheduler to allow a SysAdmin to Manage the ARE Tasks

We find ARE (Administration Runtime Expert) to be a fantastically useful Tool for monitoring and fixing IBM i Systems. Currently IBM ARE has it's own job scheduler to allow you to run templates automatically, which is ideal However, the ARE schedu...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / System Management 0 Submitted

Cloud Connector Status report also HMC hostname

it's much easier to find HMC hostname during investigation
4 months ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Submitted

SRCSTMF parameter for CRTDSPF

As we are using more and more modern ways and tools to develop our software, it really hurts that one has to copy DDS sources to a member in a temporary source physical file in order to be able to create a display file. I’m pretty sure that it wou...
3 months ago in IBM i / Application Development 2 Submitted

implement an ON/OFF function to force syncvg after takeover after a node failure occurs.

Implement an ON/OFF function to force syncvg after takeover after a node failure occurs. When a node failure occurs on the service machine and the shared disk created by AIX LVM mirror is taken over to the standby machine, syncvg is forced using t...
7 months ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Submitted