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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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update secldapclntd to use AES256 encryption

Currently, secldapclntd uses DES encryption to store bindpwd and ldapsslkeypwd entries in ldap.cfg.Since DES isn't considered secure any more, secldapclntd should be upgraded to use AES256 encryption.
3 days ago in AIX 0 Submitted

BRMS Recovery

If backup policy is based on Full (i.e. Sunday) and Incrementals during the week, when restore happens, all files, members and IFS objects that have been deleted during the week will be also restored. BRMS should keep track of the objects in place...
7 days ago in IBM i / BRMS 4 Not under consideration

Provide sum of energy consumed and system temperature to HMC

Energy and environmental aspects are getting more and more into focus when discussing datacenter efficiency The Power High-End (in a minimum P10 and future and maybe P9 as well) systems should be enabled to expose temperature and energy charts th...
3 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

Ubuntu 22.04 support for Novalink on Power10 scale-out servers

For Power9 Ubuntu was supported for Novalink. For Power10 it is not, and only RHEL is supported and it is not free. We need to have Ubuntu 22.04 support for Novalink on Power10 scale-out servers. Ubuntu 22.04 is a long term support so it is worth ...
2 months ago in PowerVM NovaLink 3 Submitted

Need maintenance mode switch for Power Server at HMC

When doing installation of new Power Server or HW Maintenance or FW Updates etc. it happens very often that the HMC is producing a call home to IBM. This is very true when installing a new power Server and HMC are connected to FSP /eBMC. But these...
16 days ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted
201 VOTE

Add BRMS & AJS to the new Navigator for i

The New Navigator for i is brilliant. Today we are forced to use the heritage Navigator for i if we want to maintain BRMS and the Advanced Job Scheduler. BRMS and AJS need to be part of the New Navigator for i as soon as possible, removing the nee...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 16 Future consideration

Provide migration to CCSID(1208) / UTF-8 as QCCSID system value CCSID.

To provide a more globalized environment, it would be fantastic if IBM i migrated to UTF-8 as its the default/primary CCSID. That way programs and data written would work and appear the same everywhere, by default. I'm advocating a similar migrati...
3 days ago in IBM i / Core OS 0 Submitted

Display a timestamp in the Error List header to indicate when the currently displayed messages were retrieved

When compiling a source member yields identical results to the previous compile - typically when there are no errors - it is impossible to tell that another compile has occurred. Under several circumstances, a compile may not actually occur when r...
4 days ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 0 Submitted

Prevent the automatic resuming of mirrored protection after storage systems are available again

Hello, during an incident where a few IBM SVC nodes went offline and storage pools were not available anymore we encountered a problem with the system performance due to the automatic resuming of mirrored protection.A few minutes after the inital ...
7 days ago in IBM i / Storage 0 Submitted

Enable IBM Security Identity Manager to manage AIX RBAC roles

Currently it's possible to add AIX RBAC roles to a user in IBM Security Identity Manager. However, it is not possible to define a default role for the same user. This missing function should be added.
about 2 months ago in AIX 0 Submitted