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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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Match storage information between WRKSYSSTS and ISeries Performance Report

Hi, As part of the performance monitoring activities on our iSeries, we are capturing the report from iSeries Performance tool and we observed the used disk size is different between the report from performance tool and WRKSYSSTS by almost 5% to 8...
12 months ago in IBM i / Performance Tools 1 Submitted

Request for Implementation of Custom Core Dump Generation in Future AIX Versions as is documented

Dear AIX Development Team, We are writing to bring your attention for an issue we have found out regarding the customization of core dump files generation as documented in this IBM URL https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/aix-core-dump-facility. The ...
about 1 year ago in AIX 0 Submitted

Add Amazon Corretto functionality to Download Director

With previous Java vulnerabilities as well as recent increase in cost, Java is being decommissioned by some organizations for Corretto. Also, there are many institutions that have security firewalls in place blocking the ability to download ptf's ...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / JAVA 1 Submitted

Add the IBM i VxRy to SQL UDF/UDTF/PROC documentation e.g., "Available on V7R4"

When looking for SQL functions procedures, etc. I often have then determine if the release I am targeting is has that function available. Today I have to switch the IBM Version Environment dropdown to that release and wait for it to either show me...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Documentation 0 Submitted

Permament disablement of SNMP

Hi, please consider implementing a switch (smit or/and clmgr) for disabling starting of snmpd in rc.init which according to procedure https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6520466 will be overwritten on every PowerHA update.
about 1 year ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Submitted

Add use of visibility attributes to ILE C/C++ compiler

When creating a C/C++ module (using CRTCMOD / CRTCPPMOD) all symbols will be exported. To control the exported symbols in a service program you can only use *ALL (export all symbols) or *SRCFILE in parameter EXPORT in the command CRTSRVPGM. For se...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Languages - Other 0 Submitted

IWS should support boolean values in json body

IWS's pcml format currently only supports numbers and strings. It needs to be expanded to support booleans. There's probably a fundamental type mapping problem since RPGLE doesn't natively support booleans (other than indicators). In query strings...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 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...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Documentation 0 Submitted

Change view e permissione for role "VIEWER"

We operate as an ICP for several of our Power Systems client. As we explore the different cloud users' roles in PowerVC, we realize the Viewer user role is the one that fits as the most except for one thing. It is missing the 'resource usage' view...
28 days ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted