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"Mail from" address in SMTP email design change to allow user and domain name in lower case.

Currently the design has hard coded setting that forces Upper Case on user and domain name in SMTP on Mail From.
4 months ago in IBM i / Web Serving 0 Submitted

Selection the length of server power cables

The #6577 is described on the below manual that manufacturing select length when a rack is configured in the factory. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/power10?topic=pr-supported-power-cordsCustomer said that in spite of the connection for servers to PD...
3 months ago in Power Systems Design 0 Submitted

PDU cables shorter than 4.3M

The PDU cable (ex. #6654) is currently only length of 4.3M.The PDU cable is too long and become a big cable roll under the rack. And these big cable rolls are as many as PDUs.Please provide PDU cables shorter than 4.3M including the perspective of...
3 months ago in Power Systems Design 0 Submitted

Native terraform provider for PowerVC

Terraform is an infrastructure as code (IaC) software tool that allows DevOps teams to automate infrastructure provisioning using reusable, shareable, human-readable configuration files. This technology is now fully adopted by the enterprise and b...
28 days ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Add exit point for job message queue full event

IBM has provided the very useful SQL table function QSYS2.JOBLOG_INFO to return the messages in a job log (we also have the messaging API's, but I will focus on JOBLOG_INFO here because of its ease of use). JOBLOG_INFO can be used to investigate w...
28 days ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 1 Submitted

HTTP logging of HTTP_GET_VERBOSE and HTTP_POST_VERBOSE

When consuming a web service using the SQL based HTTP_GET_VERBOSE and HTTP_POST_VERBOSE, it would be extremely helpful to get a full log of the HTTP communication to the web service much like the LIBHTTP tools allowed for. Currently there is a way...
29 days ago in IBM i / Application Development 0 Submitted

Add check in diagcloudconn command for any new opening needed

Since HMC is locked down and not even allow for nc command (for checking of firewall port openings) one has to rely on the diagcloudconn command. This command does not check the new demand for EP2.0 functionality, 59ee3f51-cc76-4da4-9390-fac27d6a6...
2 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

Provide capability to run ssh service when in restricted state

ssh is required to support automation of the system via Ansible. If the system is ended to a restricted state to perform certain operations (e.g. system save) automation cannot be used to control or manage the operation. Similarly, if the system i...
3 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Submitted

Add options to use different shared Filesystems for SAP Smart Assist

When using PHA SAP Smart Assist it is required to use NFS 4.It would be very helpful to have an option to use NFS 3 or ISS (GPFS) instead.
7 months ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Submitted

Authorization list or similar for User Profiles / Function Usage for Role Swapping

When you need to swap profiles from one "Application user" to the "real user" (for example if you are running web services), the application user must have *Use privilegies for the user profile. If you need to give permission to a user to several ...
3 months ago in IBM i / Security 0 Submitted