Skip to Main Content
IBM Power Ideas Portal


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).


Shape the future of IBM!

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

Search existing ideas

Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

Post your ideas
  1. Post an idea.

  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

ADD A NEW IDEA

PowerHA for AIX

Showing 71 of 4313

PowerHA DB2 HADR SmartAssist

Create a PowerHA SmartAssist for DB2 HADR.This would be useful for AIX and Linux.A SmartAssist for DB2 does exist but not if HADR will be used.
over 5 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Planned for future release

Container support for PowerHA GUI

It will be useful to have the ability to get a pre-installed and setup WPAR or Ansible based Container Image for the GUI server of PowerHA
over 3 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Planned for future release

trustchk error message issued druiing bosboot after changing powerHA syncd value

On AIX 7.2.4.2 and powerHA 7.2.3.3 we receive a trustchk error message when performing bosboot after changing the synd value from the default value of 60 to 10.
over 3 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 4 Future consideration

PowerHA Verify

PowerHA verify and sync should have a verify only option to verify the configuration before making changes to the cluster.
almost 3 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Under review

Enhance clverify to check for old entries in /etc/environment

It may happen that old HACMP environment variables my be set in the /etc/environment and overwrite the settings in the RG.The clverify should create a warning if there are these old entries. Specially if there is a mismatch to the RG settings.
over 6 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Not under consideration

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

Straighten Event handling in PowerHA / SystemMirror

PowerHA uses "events" to handle transitions to various states. (At least some of) These events are poorly described in the documentation and the usability of PowerHA would greatly profit from an improvement there. Furthermore - as described in the...
over 2 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Under review

Highly available solution for PowerSC MFA using PowerHA (smartassist)

PowerSC MFA 2.0 now supports Postgres replication for High Availability. It would be a simple task to build start/stop and monitoring scripts for PowerHA to manage the availability of the MFA server, the database and the keys. This would allow for...
over 2 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Under review

Need filesystem hang and mount status monitoring in PowerHA

We are using a lot of PowerHA product on many AIX servers. Also there are many kinds of other company's High Availability products such as Service Guard of HPE, Redhat cluster, MSCS of MS etc. In some other HA solutions, there is a function which ...
almost 5 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Planned for future release

Add support for HP 3PAR based replication

Like some other storage products HP 3PAR does offer a storage based data replication to a remote site.But the support for HP 3PAR is currently missing.
about 6 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Planned for future release