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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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Implementation of restore function that does not change the state of the access path

We would like you to implement the restore function that does not change the state of the access path by implicitly shared access paths. Our customers are having trouble getting their program to do something unexpected by save and restore. We wou...
4 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 6 Not under consideration

Adding multiple baseDN's to allow users for Single Sign on

IBM i allows only one baseDN for users to use Single Sign on . Requesting IBM development team to have enable multiple baseDN , so the users with different Organization unit (OU) can be added to baseDN to allow all users use Single sign on
5 days ago in IBM i / Other 0 Submitted

Support 64bit OpenSSL libraries on i7.4

With the release of i7.5 the OS delivered OpenSSL PASE libraries are compatible with 64 bit applications, but for releases prior to i7.5 they are only compatible with 32bit linkage.As most applications are being built as 64bit architecture binarie...
9 days ago in IBM i / Security 0 Submitted

Partitioned tables increase limit partitions (more than 256 partitions)

Hello, We think that it will be useful increase actual limit of 256 partitions on a partitioned table. Our customer generates really big amount of information (Banking customer), and our estimations are that on next year he won't have enough ...
17 days ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration

1 Core - 25 user S1022s P05 software tier

As a follow on to the one core S812 & S912 for a small footprint for small users.
10 days ago in IBM i / Hardware 0 Submitted

Add separate IPv6 statistics for the SEA device, so that statistical monitoring commands can report

During the investigation of an IPv6 related Case on guest LPARs of VIOS, Support noted that investigation of the issue would have been simplified if the SEA device on the VIOS reported IPv6 statistics in addition to IPv4 statistics. Implementing t...
10 days ago in PowerVM VIOS 0 Submitted

RSCT - Change to Communication Group formation over entirely uncommon subnets

When creating a RSCT "Peer Domain" cluster in a DR setup (2 Data Centers, multiple km apart), and with multiple Networks. It can happen that unwanted, or not working RSCT Communication Groups get created. It would be useful to have a capability to...
about 2 months ago in AIX 0 Submitted

Please allow Tape Image Catalogs to be mounted over NFS

Please allow Tape Image Catalogs to be simply mounted over NFS. i.e. I have an external big storage, it exposes a volume, IBMi mounts it on IFS and then a tape image catalog (usable with a virtual tape) is directly mapped over it. use case: someti...
29 days ago in IBM i / Virtualization and Cloud 0 Future consideration

Merlin Try and Buy

It would be great if IBM could provide "Try and Buy" or "FREE (limited)" version of Merlin.I need to evaluate the software before buy it.
3 months ago in IBM i / Merlin 4 Future consideration

Implement qsys2.Http_get for blob file

I think then the new sql function for http_get are really interesting, fast and above all there isn't java! I started use it instead of systools funcion, but I need an http_get that allow me download binary files like .zip . Please implement it! M...
8 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 8 Future consideration