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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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HMC V10R2 - Configuration of the initial screen

HMC V10R2M1040 came with the beautiful dashboard as the initial screen. Unfortunately not everyone likes to see the dashboard. Some of colleagues would like to see the list of the managed systems as the initial screen in HMC - same as with V10R2M1...
about 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Under review

IBM Cloud : Cybernetics VTL’s vs FalconStor for Backup

Feedback from Business partners on PowerVS environments == It would be good for IBM cloud to look at the Cybernetics VTL’s vs FalconStor. We are implementing Cybernectics VTL’s in several of our larger customers with success. Our customers and our...
about 1 month ago in Power Ecosystem Software / All components 2 Under review

Cloud Connector STATUS needs a better method of identifying HMCs

The STATUS tab for Cloud Connector ( under Setup ) does not provide a simple and consistent method of identifying the HMCs. It would be helpful to have an additional column that contains the name of the HMC to keep consistency with other screens a...
11 months ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Under review

Prevent vNIC Port Flapping

We recognized that SR-IOV / vNIC implementation have a different behaviour when the physical link is having problems. This leads to flapping adapters in some cases. Shared Ethernet Adapters (SEA) have different kind of parameters to configure to p...
over 1 year ago in PowerVM VIOS 0 Under review

FIDO2 U2F Support as additional MFA options (without PowerSC)

Easys to use. HMC UI /CLI login based on multi-factor and passwordless authentication without the overpowering PowerSC.
over 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Under review

DSPSMTPLE command

Hi, There are commands to add to the SMTP list and remove from SMTP list but there is not a command to view the SMTP list. Adding https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/i/7.4?topic=ssw_ibm_i_74/cl/addsmtple.html Removing https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/i/7.4?top...
11 months ago in IBM i / Networking 2 Under review

Need to see RPM for Fans for each Power Server

We have had massive Datacenter problems due to wrong running Fan Speed on several E1080 so i want to see at the HMC GUI and also getting via RestAPI and/or CLI Fan Speed in RPM for each Fan per Power Server and an average
11 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Under review

PowerHA cl_extendvg

Today if you extend a cluster VG through smit hacmp or by command cl_extendvg the disk will be added even it is used already on another system.In non PowerHA environments (extendvg) this is avoided and you would have to force the command. In Power...
almost 3 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Under review

Allow CHGAUTCOL command to enable authority collection on objects with type *USRPRF

Use case: A user profile object is secured with *PUBLIC *USE, allowing anyone on the system to submit jobs to run under that unsecured user profile. Securing the *USRPRF with *PUBLIC *EXCLUDE might break some existing processes which rely on the e...
12 months ago in IBM i / Security 1 Under review

SSP copy volume from one cluster to another

I'm using 2 SSP clusters and I would like to have all my images volume available on both without need to re-install them from ISO. Actually a workaround exist creating free volume "dd" the first vol to /tmp, ftp this guy to other vios, and "dd" ba...
4 months ago in PowerVM VIOS 0 Under review