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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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Auto pick Fiber Adapter in VIOS

VMware- ESX server which automatically re-maps the virtual client adapters to different physical adapters when physical adapters have issues. This will help in automatically correct path problems on LPARs As of now, VIO does not have any such feat...
almost 4 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 0 Future consideration

NodeJS 8+ for IBM i V7R1

Port NodeJs for V7R1 or if it might be possible to give instructions how to compile it from scratch Use Case: We have many machines with V7R1 on it and we are not getting new ones in near future.
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 6 Not under consideration

PowerVC- Clean Server/Client SCSI Adapters from VIOs/VM's profile after VM's Deployment

Hello,The current PowerVC when VM's are deployed, Server/Cleint SCSI Adapters get created on the VIOs/VM's for virtual media library for each VM's deployed. Our environment uses NPIV and it would be great if the Server/Client SCSI adapters gets cl...
over 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Outline View Artifacts from /INCLUDEs

In the LPEX editor (specifically for RPG) the outline view shows artifacts from include files. While I can understand that this may be desirable behavior some of the time, it is very annoying when developing a module that has includes for many oth...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Future consideration

Allow VMs to be added/removed to WG while not in move/rehearsal regardless of other WG's phase

When a single WG is in move/rehearsal mode, all the other WGs are basically "locked" as they are - no VMs can be added or removed.
almost 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

24TB memory option for future Mid-Range server

For SAP HANA customers, there are a number of requests for hardware instances to support 24TB databases. Our biggest competitor here is HPE with their Super Flex offering, and currently the E1080 option is not competitive in RFP responses. So a 24...
almost 2 years ago in Power Systems Design 1 Not under consideration

Add a expansion piece to the rails

When you are installing a HMC, Power 9 etc, in a non IBM rack, sometimes the HMC is just an half an inch too short from side to side. This happens when you are installing the hardware in a datacenter that you have no control over the rack. The onl...
almost 2 years ago in Power Systems Design 0 Under review

Enhance the QCMDEXC Scalar Function

Add a Third parameter to the function. There are two possibilities. Preview – Allows you to preview the command before executing it. Display – allows you to display the command but, the command executes. This would be use for anyone that needs to ...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration

BRMS Report Bundle Option

We would like to have the option when running maintenance or using the STRRCYBRM ASPDEV((*LCL *ALL)) to bundle the selected or all reports. Use Case: STRMNTBRMPrint expired media report . . . *YES Print version report . . . . . . *EXPMEDPrint medi...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 3 Not under consideration

Manage dates before 1970 in the ILE web service client

As described here http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/power/software/i/iws/faq/index.html#primary4, the web service client can't manage dates before 1970. Improving the management dates for of compatibility with the RPG date type : 0001-01-01 to 9999-12...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 4 Future consideration