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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 (

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Creating and Signing Certificates on HMC

In order to use Creating and Signing Certificates on HMC, you have to invalidate the existing Certificate and use a self-signed certificate. If you have a currently valid certificate, and are requesting a new certificate using a CSR prior to exist...
almost 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Not under consideration

Seri not supported by Secured Browser

Seri doesn't work with Secured Browser
almost 4 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

SPP creation on target host within VM migration

In case of migrating a VM which is located in SPP (SharedProcessorPool); would it be possible that PowerVC automatically creates (or at least suggests creation) identical SPP on the target host? (instead of the need for admin going to HMC & cr...
about 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Pvcauth via the Novalink partition

Proxy pvcauth via the Novalink partition to PowerVC. In the same nature RMC communication currently works with Novalink.
about 4 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

Storage allocation figures@PowerVC GUI

Would it be possible to have Storage provider information visible in PowerVC GUI in more detailed level. (see example of needed information in Attachments). Currently most of this information is needed to be requested from Storage responsible pers...
about 4 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

In the absence of multi-target SAP HANA configuration, support in PowerHA Linux, when user manually configures the 3rd site

In the absence of multi-target SAP HANA configuration support in PowerHA Linux, when user manually configures the 3rd site (say ‘C', outside PowerHA Linux which is configured with ‘A' and ‘B'), then correct handling of the replication state betwee...
about 4 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 2 Not under consideration

Perfromance Improvement for the AIX 7.1 commands grep, wc and sort in UTF-8 locale

Customer reported slower performance with UTF-8 locale, for scriptsparsing UTF-8 text with wc, sort, grep.
about 8 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

support for dvd-r

would be appreciate support for dvd-r drives in backup, backupios, mksysb and so on. Today is hard use and buy dvd-ram.
about 4 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 1 Future consideration

Move selected (highlighted) block using the TAB key

While creating or modifying code (any language) where indentation is a good practice to visually structure the body of the entire program or scrip, this feature will facilitate the opportunity to massive move a block at once and not line per line ...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Using RDPi ability to change the source date for specific member

How to change the source date of all the records for a specific member. From green screen using PDM this can be achieved by opening the member in edit mode (opt 2) then press F13 key which opens the "Change Session Defaults" screen where under ?Se...
about 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 7 Not under consideration