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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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Make joblog displayed in RSS Messages window LIFO instead of FIFO or even better make it optional

With the introduction of IBM Services more and more system administration tasks are moving to SQL scripting. In those SQL scripts CL commands are used using the syntax "CL:". Also the scalar function QSYS2.QCMDEXC is used. When running commands in...
27 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Submitted

Support the new BOOLEAN SQL data type in ACS Data Transfer (Upload to IBM i)

Currently, data transfer (upload) fails if any field in the table is of type BOOLEAN.
27 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration

HMC LPAR configuration CPU/Memory allocation checker and advisor

Would be great HMC will be doing checks in case there is configuration attempt not following best practices according NUMA architecture or ratio between EC vs vCPU. Check ratio between CPU / Memory according SRAD best practice. In case will be pos...
27 days ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

HMC automated installation

It's possible to have option for fully automated installation physical HMC and virtual HMC ? This is time consuming in case IBM support request as part of solution reinstallation of HMC code and restore configuration from backup. It will simplify ...
27 days ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Planned for future release

Please add for REST API token based authentication

Security tools and hardening activities usually configure password expiration for accounts and then REST API call will stop working. Using separate tokens for REST API prevent for automation tools stop working.
27 days ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Submitted

Usage of Enumeration in "Outline"-View

When we declare fields, files, enumerations etc. we can see them in our Outline-view and click on them to jump to their declaration in the code.With normal fields, files etc. we also get the references which indicate in which line they are used an...
27 days ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

Option to log stdout/stderr with swrole

One of the advantages of sudo over AIX RBAC is ability to record commands and their stdout/stderr - see logio in sudo documentations and sudoreplay. We need similar functionality in AIX RBAC. When user activates a role using swrole and the logging...
29 days ago in AIX 0 Submitted

CLI command power on / off Multiple specified Managed Systems at same time

Currently the latest Firmware ONLY allows to power on / off a single Managed System or ALL Managed Systems currently managed by this HMC. Requesting to have ability, in CLI, to Power On / Off multiple specified Managed Systems at the same time, li...
about 1 month ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Planned for future release

Search for Multiple Tags

Add functionality into the IBM Cloud Management Console to search for more than a single tag. This would allow for more granular tracking & reporting.
about 1 month ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Submitted

Allow to define a data structure based on a SQL table function

When declaring a data structure, allow using the keyword extname to read the fields defined in the RETURNS TABLE block of an UDF. dcl-ds genericDsTemplate extname('MYLIB/MY_SQL_TF':*output) qualified template alias end-ds; That would guaranty a 10...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 0 Submitted