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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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Thai language translation table

IBM i Access Client Solutions Data Transfer can't transfer Thai language file from iseries to PC. Use Case: Need Thai language data transfer table.
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Add ability to run custom SQL statements in New Navigator for i

A lot of admins have written their own custom SQL querys to handle various things on the systems. since the new Navigator for i is SQL based, could we have the ability to run those queries from the new navigator?
about 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Future consideration

Would like to have command clearing not needed powervc-diag logs

We would like to have a command for easy way to clear, remove and delete old or unneeded powervc-diag logs.Example: powervc-daig -clear
about 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

ENDFLASH - Add parameter to not write changes to disk

While we are researching extended vary off times for the IASP writing changes to disk, we would like an enhancement to not write changes to disk. Use Case: Take a flash of a systemUser makes changes to test a processUser validates and wants to ret...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Storage 0 Future consideration

RPGLE Formatter: Let procedure body begin in column 8.

When editing "column-limited free form" RPGLE source (where all code begins in column 8), allow the RPGLE formatter to place the content of the procedure beginning in column 8 rather than indented one indent level. I consider the content of the pr...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

ACS Schema - allow view objects across all libraries in list

There are times when I need to know if a database object is in more than one schema. Today, I have to run specific queries using the system catalogs. I would like to be able to have the same fitering views for all schemas as there are for individu...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

Novalink appliance

Novalink has a dependency on Linux on POWER.Our firm does not use Linux on POWER and therefore introduction of a new OS platform will be a barrier to adoption of Novalink. Novalink as an appliance would remove this barrier.
about 6 years ago in PowerVM 1 Not under consideration

Color code LPEX tabs for different servers

When editing sources from multiple servers, color code the tabs of the source members (in the LPEX editor) to identify which server/connection the source belongs to. Use Case: It would be really useful when checking sources on different systems (e...
over 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Add member type to remote search

As the member filters have please add a member type to the remote search dialog box. Use Case: I am currently doing SQL program research and I would like to eliminate programs that are not SQLRPGLE. Sometimes when the remote search criteria has to...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Remote 5250 Console - sort by LPAR name

when connecting to remote 5250 console, LPARs are sorted by Partition ID (numeric). On systems with a high number of LPARS (20+) it would be great if we have a sort function key to sort LPARs by a) ID, b) Name, c) Reference code
about 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration