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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 MPIO path healthcheck timeout visible

We have noticed that the healthcheck timeout is different to the rw_timeout, but there is no documentation on how to modify, if it is related to other values or a fix hardcoded value. It would be interesting to make this value known and potentiall...
3 months ago in AIX 0 Submitted

Change of WLM start/restart behave in passive mode

When restart or start Workload Manager WLM the AIX is set internal locks to be shure that no new porcess,fork etc can happen until AIX has checked all running processes again WLM rules. On a multi terrabyte memory machine this can lead to 5-7 minu...
3 months ago in AIX 0 Submitted

OpenID-Connect integration with IBM HTTP server for i

Add OpenID-Connect to the existing authentication methods that are supported by the IBM HTTP server for i.
3 months ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Submitted

SAML 2.0 integration with IBM HTTP server for i

Add SAML 2.0 to the existing authentication methods that are supported by the IBM HTTP server for i.
3 months ago in IBM i / Web Serving 0 Submitted

Provide RSCT Domain filtering options for managed systems co-managed by HMC and PowerVM NovaLink

In PowerVC environments that utilize IBM Cloud Management Console (CMC) for Power Enterprise Pools (PEP), it's common for managed systems to be co-managed by HMC and PowerVM NovaLink. PowerVM NovaLink is in controller mode to facilitate operations...
3 months ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Submitted

Cloud Connector Status report also HMC hostname

it's much easier to find HMC hostname during investigation
3 months ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Submitted

Make Python support zoneinfo

zoneinfo is a package in the standard Python library, but IBM i doesn't implement it. This causes errors when trying to use 3rd party packages. IBM i should implement that package. Here's what my PC gives for zoneinfo: zoneinfo <module 'zoneinf...
3 months ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 0 Submitted

AIX community edition for QEMU/KVM

AIX will remain the leading UNIX operating system for mission-critical environments for many years to come. It has performance, security and ease of administration features that make it a very interesting option for new deployments complementing t...
3 months ago in AIX 0 Submitted

Add availability info (version/release/TR) to Info Center

Please add availability info to RPGLE BIFs, SQL functions/procedures, catalog views and IBM i services (like table functions, etc.). Some information like: Available since 7.3 TR 2 and 7.4 This would make it easy to check backward compatibility.
3 months ago in IBM i / Documentation 3 Submitted

Enhancements to the /etc/security/pscexpert/bin/findperms command

Requesting the folloing additional functionaluty to the /etc/security/pscexpert/bin/findperms search: - Please provide an option to ignore NFS Filesystems - Option to list the filesystems to scan - Option to ingore a list of filesystems in the scan
3 months ago in PowerSC 0 Submitted