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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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Add either Department/Manager fields to user profiles or add user defined fields

It would be very helpful if some fields could be added to user profiles for information like department and manager, or maybe user defined fields for this type of information. As it is we can't produce reports that can be distributed to managers f...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Security 1 Not under consideration

KDB truncates host names in vfcs

When issuing vfcs to kdb, it will truncate the host names if the vio name is longer than 10 characters. This should be either a dynamic field as is present for the cvai input or a minimum of 16 characters. Example output:(0)> vfcsNAME ADDRESS S...
over 6 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Enhancement to ACS Plugin PWCHANGE

For many end-users, they are not given the ACS interface - simply an icon to click for the system or system(s) they have access to. For these users, they would have to click each icon representing each system they have access to change their passw...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

Create Iso Admin only function from HMC

Add the ability to just have the ability from the HMC interface to the VioServer to allow a user to manage Iso images add / delete them and assign them to partitions. Currently users with that capability can see all storage npiv, vscsi, disks, sto...
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Future consideration

Add RMTNETID Parameter to SAVRSTOBJ command

I am thankful for IBM providing the SAVRSTOBJ command (as well as the other SAVRST commands). However in our network we have some systems that use a different RMTNETID for the APPC connections. As instructions state if you can use the STRPASTHR co...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 1 Not under consideration

PowerVC SDN redundancy enhancment

When configured to use the SDN features of PowerVC the Novalink VM becomes a single point of failure for VMs running on a physical system. Provide a mechanism for redundant/resilient network services when selecting PowerVC SDN features.
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Access Client Solutions action Navigator for i does not properly forward a NAT IP url to the host IP url

Anyone who uses a Network Address Translation (NAT) IP as the host connection for an ACS system will fail to authenticate Navigator for i as the NAT IP is not valid for the OS/400 web application. It would be advantageous for the web app to auto f...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

UI enhancement : customize columns feature (disappeared in 2.0)

add back the rearrange/customize columns feature in the GUI
over 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Allow condition indicators at record level in screen designer

The SDA and Code/400 Designer products have always had the ability to set condition indicators during the design mode in order to overlay or hide fields on the display.This function is needed when there are multiple fields on a record occupying th...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Clock Card Concurrent Maintenance

Client experienced Customer Impacting Event on 9/12/17. Was told that concurrent maintenance is not an option on Power8 9119 MHE and that an outage would be required to replace clock card to ensure redundancy going forward. PE and Service Availabi...
almost 7 years ago in Power Systems Design 2 Not under consideration