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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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IBM i

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Allow Save While Active option that works under all circumstances

The current Save While Active function has a number of limitations that mean in many cases, the objects can not be saved whilst they are in use by another job. I would like the option to be able to save them no matter locks or updates are taking p...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 4 Delivered

Error message in editor stays, even when the error is solved

When an error in the source code is solved, the error message should be removed from the editor. Use Case: In many cases, the error message in the source code editor does not disappear, even if the error is solved. For example, when using content ...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Delivered

Access Client Solutions - Hot spot - no message when file not found

If you have a screen with a hotspot and the file does not exist then you don't get a message that the file does not exist. For example then you click on the hotspot:FILE://myServer/drawing.pdf and drawing.pdf does not exist on myServer you are not...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

Option to turn off timestamp attached to downloaded file name

I am seeing timestamps attached to downloaded files in the BIP. I need the option to turn those off, my users are complaining. Use Case: User downloads a report into Excel format. He then must remove the timestamp before forwarding the file to a c...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Db2 Web Query 0 Delivered

Navigator for i - Ability to define initial screen after login. Replace "Welcome" screen with blank or other tab/screen.

Nav for I Welcome tab customization. Navigator for i - Ability to define initial screen after login. Replace "Welcome" screen in the right hand pane, with a blank or other Task screen. Even with restricted security, links on the Welcome screen are...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 7 Delivered

Request for enhancement for IBM i PowerHA to support a dynamic change of its enlisted DS8000 HyperSwap PPRC secondary device

Request for enhancement for IBM i PowerHA to support a dynamic change of its enlisted DS8000 HyperSwap PPRC secondary device configuration (ref. PMR 66756,180,846; CPS B9ZMF6) Use Case: Required enhancement to allow for an IBM i online data migrat...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Storage 2 Delivered

Centralized Location for cacert file for IBM ACS

IBM Access Client Solutions Currently, everytime a new Certificate Authority used on the IBM i, Users get a Pop-up asking to Accept the CA. To ease confusion, it would be nice to have a similar capability as in IBM System i Access where the Certif...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

IBM Navigator for i - Force login prompt when opening an EIM domain to work with Identifiers and Registries

Force login prompt for EIM domain in IBM Navigator for i. Use Case: Used by all clients who administer EIM from IBM Navigator for i at v7r2 and up. If clients do not sign in as the EIM domain admin, they cannot see the Identifiers.
over 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Delivered

Same user sign on multiple Windows remote desktop, when use ACS, new ACS 5250 sessions always open on 1st desktop session

Customer use Win2012 remote desktop. If the user has 2 remote desktop sessions active, and use ACS, anytime user opens ACS on the 2nd remote desktop session, the ACS always open on the original session where it was first opened for that user. We s...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Delivered

Add number of upload/download threads for "Work with IFS" action.

when uploading or downloading files using the IFS "action". When I choose any number of files the program will try and upload/download all the files at one time. this can/has caused issues on the PC. Please add an option, to limit the number of co...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered