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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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Restore useful links to IBM i Planning and remove worthless generic site.

The planning site underneath https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/i/7.5?topic=irs-related-information-installing-upgrading-deleting-i-related-software called "IBM Planning" could not possibly be any more useless. It should go to the good site. The good sit...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Documentation 0 Submitted

Active NTP log to have ALWSAV *NO

Active NTP log to have ALWSAV *NO We have backup issues while trying to save the contents of directory :/QIBM/UserData/OS400/TCPIP/NTPThis is the Netwok Time direcotory and contains two objects which are routinely locked during the backup window:/...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 0 Submitted

Remove all references to SAVSTG from documentation for IBM i 7.2 on up.

SAVSTG hasn't been supported as of IBM i 7.2 as per https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/i/7.2?topic=ios-save-storage-savstg-command-restore-storage-process-are-no-longer-provided However it is still referenced multiple times in current documentation. Simp...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Documentation 0 Submitted

Expand UpgradeLV

HMC was on V10R1M1020 and we wanted to upgrade it to R2M1030. saveupgdata -r disk failed because of not enough space on UpgradeLV. We have 22 managed systems on one HMC and many users on the HMC. None of the users has anything large in home direct...
over 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

Add ability to change font/size in IBM i Access product

Some of us do are not so young anymore, and do not have the eyesight required to deal with tiny fonts. On the IBM i Access Client Solutions panel, the menu options (File, Edit, View, Actions, etc.) and their drop-down items are in a nicely sized f...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Submitted

Make XML Toolkit (5733XT2) OpenSource

As IBM plans to end support for 57533XT2, please consider making the source code for it open for everyone. This could lead to the community to create and further develop the product. As the product is heavily based on the existing opensource proje...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 0 Submitted

Provide IBM i observability support for OpenTelemetry.io

OpenTelemetry or "Otel" for short provides a vendor-neutral open-source Observability framework for instrumenting, generating, collecting, and exporting telemetry data such as traces, metrics and logs. As an industry-standard it is natively suppor...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 0 Submitted

Use syslog service on VIO to send syslog into to syslog-ng splunk server

In talking with our Premium Proactive Support Team Lead Kellie Kronenberger she encouraged us to submit what our security team is seeking to implement via syslog as regards certain VIO servers in our environment. What our security team wants to ha...
over 1 year ago in PowerVM VIOS 0 Submitted

add the Julia language to the IBM i ecosystem

I discovered recently a project of portage of Julia language on Power platform. I would be very interested by a portage specific to the IBM i machines, with a DB2 for i connector optimized for this environment. The presence of this modern and high...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Submitted

Please make the newer HMC models like the 7063-CR1 & 7063-CR2 models be able to read USB flash drives formatted as exFAT or NTFS. The latest service pack ISO file for V10R1 (Service Pack 1021) is 5 GB and is too large to go on a USB drive formatted as FAT32. The HMC is onlt able to read FAT32 formatted flash drives so I can't do my service pack update using a USB flash drive. I have to perform using the network method which is a bit more cumbersome. If the HMC was updated to allow USB format exFAT or NTFS then I could do ISO updates that are larger than 4 GB using the USB flash drive like I have always done in the past. Thanks.

Makes it more convenient for everybody using the HMC to do updates.
over 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted