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Add os license expiration as an optional column on list of partitions on the HMC

Add OS_license_expiration as an optional column available on the HMC list of partitions. See this link https://imgur.com/gEpL1ZO
3 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

Changing the SRIOV port label on an existing Network Template

Currently editing the SRIOV port label on existing network template is not possible, this is important for customers who are using SEA based hosts and are adding SRIOV based hosts to PowerVC. Even for the same network, customer's have to create ne...
10 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Option to only use one IPG per VM for all volumes, other than IPG for Tape

When multiple IPGs are specified in one Storage Connectivity Group, PowerVC uses multiple IPG for storage volume provisioning to a VM. This creates lot of VFC adapters/Zones/Storage Host Entries for each VM, creating lot of complexity in managemen...
10 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

A way to have AIX point to a "VIP" so that each LPAR can follow the trusted LDAP certificate chain instead of having to update the cert on each LPAR every year.

The team who is responsible for attaining the new certs can place them in a location that AIX can then point to. It's a better process by eliminating potential points of failure (human error) to have 1 person update the certificates in 1 location ...
13 days ago in AIX 0 Submitted

"Mail from" address in SMTP email design change to allow user and domain name in lower case.

Currently the design has hard coded setting that forces Upper Case on user and domain name in SMTP on Mail From.
10 months ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Submitted
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AIX secldapclntd and LDAP load module should successfully recognize and interpret the FreeIPA time stamp format

FreeIPA LDAP server, also know as Red Hat Identity Management, software stores password change time stamps in this format: krbLastPwdChange: 20200929123058Z That appears to be a YYYMMDDhhmmss format. AIX's secldapclntd LDAP client and LDAP load mo...
over 3 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

Include support for newer versions of HMC, extending compatibility up to at least the penultimate version of PowerVC.

Due to the need to support HMC version V10R3 1050, we encountered a challenging operational issue, which only arises with the brand-new version of PowerVC 2.2.0. We utilize PowerVC in both of our primary data centers, with storage arrays from vari...
6 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

1040 dashboard improvement: Resource summary : partitions deactivated instead of warning

1040 dashboard design changed required to improve user experience: under Resource summary ; remove deactivated partitions from the warning counter. Or even better let the deactivated partions have a unique counter: i.e. "inactive".
12 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Planned for future release

Enable all AJS operations using Navigator for i on IBM i 7.5

Even though the Advanced Job Scheduler menu in Navigator for i on IBM i 7.5 is currently incomplete and the older Navigator for i no longer usable. Users have no choice but to configure with 5250. Customers would like to perform all operations usi...
8 months ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Future consideration

enhance QSYS2.MANAGE_AUDIT_JOURNAL_DATA_MART

add filter to the QSYS2.MANAGE_AUDIT_JOURNAL_DATA_MART. would like to be able to filter what records are added to the data_mart for instance in AF entries, filter on object, library or usrprfsimilar for ZC/ZR entries
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration