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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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Implement RPG/CL Documentation Generation within RDi

Currently RPG and CL do not offer a common way for a developer to put comments/documentation within the code and then have documentation be generated. This is something that other languages offer, such as JAVADocs. I would like RDi to be able to u...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

VIO Readonly access to oem_setup_env

Requesting a solution for a VIO Readonly access to the full oem_setup_env environment.
over 5 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 1 Not under consideration

Granting *USE access for programmers for all users

We recently migrated to a power 8 box with V7R3 and we discovered that the programmers cannot invoke a STRSRVJOB for a regular user (non-programmer, no special authorities) job in the system. Support says to log in as QPGMR or grant *USE on the ta...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 3 Future consideration

Digital Certificate Manager

Can it be possible to include some type of logging when using DCM? Use Case: We would like to know when our Server or Client Certificates are being used? This would include from what source and to whom.
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Security 5 Not under consideration

Provide method to suppress backslash as delimiter for IFS paths

IBM CL commands and the QJoStartJournaling and QJoEndJournaling APIs treat backslash characters as a delimiter and implicitly treat them as forward slash characters. The result of this is that there is now way for these commands and APIs to refere...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 4 Not under consideration

Keep leading zero with CPYTOSTMF

IBMi data has to be made available to an external application. It has to be a *TAB seperated "csv" ile. I use CPYTOIMPF to accomplish this, no poblem here. CPYTOIMPF FROMFILE(QTEMP/file) TOSTMF(mycsvfilename) MBROPT(*REPLACE) STMFCCSID(*PCASCII) R...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Not under consideration

In Db2 Web Query SCHEDULER, enhance screen to allow Execution ID to be changed.

Use case for this is DeveloperA makes a report and places on schedule. Later, it is determined that the USER-ID executing the report (i.e DeveloperA) must change. Perhaps, when report and schedule moved from TEST to PROD, or User has moved to new ...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 Web Query 5 Not under consideration

Content Manager OnDemand on AWS S3 with Object locked

Current CMOD version (10.1) supports AWS S3 storage manager, but without Object lock in legal Compliance mode.
almost 4 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

PowerVC: include 'Allow performance information collection' on instance creation

Some applications require 'Allow performance information collection' set on the HMC profile but there is no way to set this from PowerVC
over 7 years ago in PowerVC 3 Not under consideration

Vios - enhance lsnports command to provide more info

Enhance the command lsnports so that it displays additional info that what is shows already I would like to be able to see Customer Added info (From the odm) added by maybe a chdev to add a description field for each lsnports entry to show me (fab...
over 7 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 2 Not under consideration