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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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QZBSSL exit program, there is no support for setting "client authentication required" for the host servers, in Digital Certif

We are receiving the following error while on DCM while changing the Client authentication required to Yes for Database server application. Error Code 4022. An Error occurred while processing applications Application type - ServerApplication ID- Q...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 3 Future consideration

High Availability for PowerVC integrated Software defined Networking for Novalink

IBM PowerVC Software Defined Network (SDN) is designed as a neutron service running on novalink managed power systems, that service on novalink is not monitored by novalink and has no redundant service, as such any service outage event of the neut...
over 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVM Shared Storage Pool support for Hitachi GAD devices

Customer is moving to a module concept for datacentre and want to user PowerVC to manage without access to Switches and SAN - Shared storage pools is the perfect solution, but needs to be able to support the Hitachi GAD concept (Hyperswap) with LU...
almost 7 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 2 Not under consideration

BRMS client should not allow sign-in for unauthorized users with class *PGMR

*PGMR users that are not allowed to access BRMS in green screen can successfully sign-in via IBM Navigator for i and access BRMS functions like Restore. With this RFE we request that such users are forbidden BRMS access, since the IBM Navigator fo...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 7 Not under consideration

Add multiple FRU replacement

Option to remove multiple FRU in in HMC GUI but, when clicking "Launch Procedure", HSCS0346 returns and my whole process is ignored. This should allow me to do so, as the GUI allows me to select multiple FRUs
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

Classpath for java stored procedure

Because Java stored procedures share the same classpath, it appears necessary to have the ability to specify the classpath by java stored procedure, for development customer needs, and testing. Jar files are registered by SQLJ.INSTALL_JAR stored p...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

snap should collect /etc/filesystems file

Currently, the snap command does not collect the /etc/filesystems file when you run snap -ac. It would be nice if we get that file to debug any filesystems problems.
about 7 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Add 'Call stack counter' to QMHSNDSM

Please add a 'Call stack counter' parameter to the QMHSNDSM API. We want to encapsulate the ability to set a scope-handling program in a command so that less experienced programmers can use it without having to understand the nuances of the QMHSND...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 1 Not under consideration

Automatically Present ACS Emulator Transform Services PDF Writer Output In Upright Position

We use the ACS emulator to host PDF print sessions for writing spool file reports to PDF. In Client Access the hosted writer would create PDFs which were automatically oriented to the upright position. (Whether printing Portrait or Landscape) Howe...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Enhance collocation behavior

If a member of a collocation group fails and is restarted on a backup host, the other member are moved to this backup host via restart. As long as members are healthy they should be moved via LPM. At least with first try, restart could be done if ...
over 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Future consideration