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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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add support for encrytping passwords in /opt/ibm/powervc/powervcrc file

IBM PowerVC uses a script file to set a number of parameters, including password via the file opt/ibm/powervcrc the file is clear text, encrypting the password via an AES string would ensure protection of a password is stashed in this file
8 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

idle_timeout for HMC user on GUI and HMC CLI

Session limitations: HMC doesn't support user session timeout as of today for both GUI and CLI logins. As per https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/power9?topic=hmc-session-handling , the idle timeout user property task is not functional. The HMC interface ...
8 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

Support Dell PowerStore Storage with PowerVC

Large UK Power client currently owns 13 x High End Power servers and wants to start using PowerVC on their estate. Their storage is Dell PowerStore which isn't currently supported.
8 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

PowerVC should NEVER generate a NEW imported network if an existing VLAN network already exists

PowerVC will Create a NEW duplicate newtork for an existing vlan , which is DHCP, rather than importing into the existing network, if the adapter has been altered
8 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Have a straight access (button) to system debugger on the 5250 emulator.,

Faster than opening SQL and then Execution and then system debugger...
8 months ago in IBM i / Application Development 1 Submitted

Allow more than 10000 lines on System Debugger

When debugging old COBOL programs made with a software générator, 10 000 lines is not enought
8 months ago in IBM i / Application Development 0 Submitted

Add additional quick property request for SRC

We are looking a for a fast and easy way to get the SRC for a managed system and partition, currently the only way to extract the SRC is by requesting the information for the system or partition which reults in a 12K (approx) download to get 8 byt...
8 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

PEP 2.0 Delete Pool 2FA

Currently, a PEP 2.0 pool can be deleted with a single click of a button and an acknowledgement. I would suggest to add a 2FA (2nd factor authentication via email etc) before any pool can be deleted to eliminate the chance of a mistake.
8 months ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Submitted

BMC inband local ID. User needs locked down

For 7063-CR2 HMCs, there requires a HMC-to-BMC Inband Communications Credentials to allow for periodic monitoring of hardware problem events and other management console functions .This is local user. By default, root account is used for this purp...
8 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

Consolided Capacity monitoring view

In Capacity Monitoring/Performances page, CPU installed, Available, Allocated, Actived can only be shown in each Power view not in the main page (only core usage and cores available). To have a consolided view (with csv export) could be usefull fo...
8 months ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Submitted