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).
Shape the future of IBM!
We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:
Search existing ideas
Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updateson them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,
Post your ideas
Post an idea.
Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.
Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.
Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use
Hi Team, In our environment we have AIX hosts which is connected for users authentication via 'Active Directory'. It works fine when AD users login but it references /etc/security/user local file settings for any attributes. For Example: 'loginret...
When the GB18030-2022 standard for AIX will be released
GB18030-2022 is a national mandatory standard that has been officially implemented since August 1 this year. As a formal state-owned enterprise, the client is also required by the superiors to enforce this standard.
modify secldapclntd to integrate better with Windows AD
This would benefit anyone who is using Windows AD as an LDAP server in their environment. Currently, when using Windows AD as an LDAP server, it is required that users will need to have UNIX attributes set to define their uid number, primary group...
Issue: ERANGE errors when processing data with 4 byte characters .
# perl -e 'print "\xf0\x9f\x98\x80\n"' | wc
wc: : Result too large
The 32-bit locales and applications can only process the Basic Multilingual Plane (BMP), from U+0000 to U+FFFF....
Well-known and often-used PAM module pam_localuser is not currently available on AIX.Not integrating this module pre-compiled with the base AIX packages or through yum is a missed opportunity.It also currently impedes easy deployment of our corss-...
Add protocol SMB 3.1.1 support to SMBC client for AIX
Currently, SMB 3.0.2 is the only supported protocol by SMBC client for AIX.As more and more cloud and storage providers support Microsoft SMB 3.1.1, it should be great that the SMBC client for AIX supports it.
Implement lsmpio -q volume name implementation based on lsmpio_map in AIX 7.2
AIX 7.3 TL1 implements an option to extract the volume name identification (and other fields) for lsmpio -q based on an hdisk attribute called lsmpio_map (AIX-I-273) We have some customers requesting this enhancement to be backported also in AIX 7...
This is intended to encompass all IBM downloads for software, firmware and even the mdt iso.We need a better software distribution model that can allow for a CLI session to be used to select and download installs/patches for whatever version the u...
Process improvement to quiesce workloads prior to Live Kernel Update
Currently clients have to follow an elaborate process to quiesce workloads manually, and they would prefer to have support from the LKU preparation process to identify what apps or processes are impacting LKU. Evan Zoss and Carl Burnett have asked...
AIX Live Kernel Update needs to fail out if the blackout period runs too long
Clients using Live Kernel Update need to see a message on the terminal during the blackout period in LKU that provides some useful information so they are not waiting for the blackout period to end when it is actually stuck and will not end succes...
Do not place IBM confidential, company confidential, or personal information into any field.