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IBM Power Ideas Portal


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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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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IBM i

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Allow conditional service break point in iASP environment

Conditional service breakpoints do not work in an iASP environment. The 'WHEN' clause on a service breakpoint does not work in an iASP envrionment. We have thousands of jobs and threads servicing tens of thousands of customer connections to our sy...
7 months ago in IBM i / Application Development 4 Submitted

Must Gather Tool (MGT) Command helptext

MGT is a great set of tools helping you when dealing with problems. The only thing it lacks is proper command help text. Yes there are web pages available dealing with the commands available, but they are not always up to date. When looking at the...
10 months ago in IBM i / Other 0 Submitted

Flash Copy for internal disks

Availability to run for IBM i flashCopy on internal disks (similar like on the ext storage) for backup purpose. The flash copy could be assigned to another lpar and perform backup with or without Full System Flash Copy toolkit.
4 months ago in IBM i / Storage 1 Submitted

Add lpar status to IBM Safe Guarded Copy screen

IBM Safe Guarded Copy (SGC) See attached WRKSGCPY screen Before we try to recover to a SGC, or before we try to end recovery, we need to know that the recovery lpar is powered off. Add some function to the WRKSGCPY screen to see that.
3 months ago in IBM i / Other 0 Submitted

Train a ChatGPT style AI on IBM i documentation and other public sources

The training should include specific documented knowledge including such sites as MidrangeL, StackOverflow, and IBM Tech Support knowledge base. IBM i is a very large product with manuals numbering in the hundreds, and many manuals follow a specif...
8 months ago in IBM i / Documentation 1 Submitted

Restore useful links to IBM i Planning and remove worthless generic site.

The planning site underneath https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/i/7.5?topic=irs-related-information-installing-upgrading-deleting-i-related-software called "IBM Planning" could not possibly be any more useless. It should go to the good site. The good sit...
11 months ago in IBM i / Documentation 0 Submitted

IWS : Info about host server job name assigned to webservice.

Hi, It would very useful to have somewhere in i.e webservice properties from information about host server job(s) assigned to specific webservice. In developement/maintenace process for IWS webservice a host server job's joblog is usually very fir...
2 months ago in IBM i / Web Serving 0 Submitted

Make XML Toolkit (5733XT2) OpenSource

As IBM plans to end support for 57533XT2, please consider making the source code for it open for everyone. This could lead to the community to create and further develop the product. As the product is heavily based on the existing opensource proje...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 0 Submitted

IBM ACCESS create EHLLAPI in Excel 64-bit version

Most people today use 64-bit OS and IBM Access client, therefore EHLLAPI.DLL should also be created for 64-bit
5 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Submitted

Profile usage space issue

Referring to support case TS012330272 – On OS/400, user profiles owned more than 2TB could have chance to get storage reported incorrectly (to a small number) by DSPUSRPRF and QSYS2/USER_STORAGE. IBM TS respond it's due to system limitation and th...
10 months ago in IBM i / Storage 0 Submitted