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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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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...
7 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...
7 months ago in Power Systems Design 0 Submitted

Partition Virtual Storage Diagram - update label from OS400 to IBM i

The Partition Virtual Storage Diagram produces an excellent diagram - but it shows the partition name and labels it as OS400. Rather out of date
5 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

HMC GUI, UAK expiration.

Suppose that my frame's UAK are about to expire in a few days. Suppose I'm working on something else that requires my attention. Suddenly I begin to receive popups telling me that UAK are about to expire. I have about 50 frames so I receive about ...
3 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

HMC GUI, LPM, Validate/Migrate, drop-down box to select frame

HMC GUI, LPM, Validate/Migrate, drop-down box to select frame This drop-down box has never been sorted. I have many frames so I'm always searching my frames in the list. Could you please sort this list ? This option is part of your development too...
3 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

Separate user attribute to enable only REST API access

To enable REST API access for an HMC user, I must enable whole WebUI access: chhmcusr -i "name=username,remote_webui_access=1" Technical users don't need WebUI access and shouldn't be able to login interactively. Please create a separate attribute...
4 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

In the run sql scripts window, save the open tabs so that they can be reopened automatically.

In the run sql scripts window, several tabs are often open. When you're working on them for several days in a row, it's tedious to have to reopen them each time you start the window.It would be very useful to be able to indicate whether or not you...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 0 Submitted

Powervc should warn the administrator about disruptive operations

In some cases powervc can initiate a disruptive change when performing a seemingly non invasive operation, such as adding a new volume. It performs the change in the background that can cause an outage of the VM, for example when zonemanager decid...
about 1 month ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Nutanix image for virtual HMC

We are looking into Nutanix as a new virtualization platform. IBM does not provide a virtual hmc package for Nutanix. Nutanix is a growing platform and other customers will probably also ask for this in the future.
5 months ago in Hardware Management Console 2 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...
7 months ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Submitted