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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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Urgent support for Power HA System Mirror for IBM i of the new IBM Spectrum Virtualize function Policy-based HA (the new Hyperswap function)

With the last announcements of IBM storage, the IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software is enhanced with the new functions based on Policy-based HA (the new Hyperswap function). The PowerHA system mirror for i, today doesn't support this new function and...
18 days ago in IBM i / PowerHA 0 Submitted

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...
21 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 0 Submitted

Add support for Java 21 to IBM i

Java 21 is needed so we can use new features also on IBM i. It will enable IBM i community to run applications that requires java 21. Java 21 (IBM Semeru) is already available for other platforms.
26 days ago in IBM i / JAVA 0 Submitted

resize command for VIOS

resize command from X11.apps.xterm helps to determine current window size and to set corresponding environment variables. It is extremely useful if an administrator works with VIO through HMC interface or use some other "not clean" interfaces. res...
4 months ago in PowerVM VIOS 1 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...
7 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

Add storage provider

I have customer interresting by VM recovery manager but it storage substysem is not supported. Actually he use a Huawei storage subsystem
about 1 year ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 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...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Documentation 0 Submitted

Add column for IP address when looking up Writers and Remote Writers

Finding and changing the IP address of a printer on a device description or an output queue has been traditionally very difficult to do, especially in an environment with lots of printers and no one knows the name of the printer on IBM i. I would ...
10 days ago in IBM i / Other 0 Submitted

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...
21 days ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

IBMi NPIV support for EMC PowerMax

Actually PowerVC only supports IBMi vSCSI attachment in combination with EMC PowerMax. For us its a requirement to attach IBMi with NPIV.
27 days ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted