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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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IBM APAR SE06649 IPDS SHADING IS NOT WORKING WHEN USING DDS KEYWORD BOX, SHADING

When trying to use the DDS Keyword Box Shading the shading does not work. Look at apar SE06649. Use Case: The DDS Keyword Box Shading does not work.
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Print 2 Future consideration

PowerVC should support dedupe and compression on Hitachi storage

Hitachi's latest storage arrays (e.g. VSP 5500) are efficient with dedupe and compression (collectively called "Automatic Data Reduction" ADR). Apple has purchased a 5500 and want to leverage ADR functionality in their environment.
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

RDI/RDP Copy/Paste like WDSC had for COBOL

In WDSC we could copy/paste on a line and not have the editor cut our words when pasting and it hits column 7(Comment Column) or column 73. ? ?Look at examples below I want to comment out the second line of the IF statement so I copy the my Projec...
almost 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Future consideration

Save and restore Object Table columns

The Object Table has an option to "Re-open to previous state" that usually remembers the CONTENT of the table and restores it the next time RDi is started. It would be really nice if it would also remember the column widths and restore those too. ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration

AFP Toolbox service program QAOCL/QAYTBFMCFG

Please convert the service program QAYTBFMCFG in library QAOCL for the newer releases of IBM i/OS. Use Case: Generate AFP reports programmatically without need for defining an external printer file.
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Print 3 Future consideration

PowerVC need to detect and utilize existing Masking view and storage groups

When PowerVC manages AIX LPAR that was created Outside PowerVC it doesn't detect and utilize see the existing masking view and storage group on EMC VMAX storage , instead it creates new masking view and storage group when attaching new Luns , we h...
almost 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Allow object in subfield to resolve RNF3826

When working with Java, particularly with HSSF java spreadsheets, its become necessary to work with more than one spreadsheet at a time. This would be much easier if all of a workbook's objects could be grouped into one datastructure, similar to h...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 4 Future consideration

PowerVC Cloud Manager - scheduled approval

Within Cloud PowerVC Manager having the ability as a Cloud Admin user to approve deployment requests but schedule the actual deployment for a given time and date would be extremely useful.
almost 8 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

FOM Design Change Request

In the event of FOM related failures, current standard recovery procedures are causing longer service outages, which have a greater impact on business. For banking customers, all FC adapters are redundant by FOM, so in case of failure immediate ta...
almost 4 years ago in AIX 2 Future consideration

vscsi mapping - IBMi to IBMi

Possibility to create vscsi mapping between two IBM i LPAR's. Currently command "pvmctl scsi create" showing only parameters where vscsi server ( parent ) is VIOS and vscsi client ( lpar ) is IBMi. I'm asking for option which allow me to set paren...
about 4 years ago in PowerVM NovaLink 1 Future consideration