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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories System Management
Created by Guest
Created on Dec 14, 2021

IBM Navigator for i - Increase maximum number of Custom Charts

Currently, the new IBM Navigator for i only allows:
1. A maximum of 14 Custom Charts
.. and ...
2. A maximum of 14 systems or metrics within a single chart

It would be very beneficial if this number could be increased greatly to allow for the monitoring of several metrics/systems.


Use Case:

Currently used to monitor LPARs but we cannot expand our use of IBM Navigator for i further due to this limitation.


Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Aug 25, 2022
    IBM does not intend to provide a solution to this Idea at this time, so it is being closed.
    It is difficult to make more than the current limit work well on a page. For this reason, we will not be implementing any change to the limit.
    IBM Power Systems Development
  • Guest
    Feb 24, 2022

    The CEAC has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM view this as a MEDIUM priority requirement that should be addressed.

    Background: The COMMON Europe Advisory Council (CEAC) members have a broad range of experience in working with small and medium-sized IBM i customers. CEAC has a crucial role in working with IBM i development to help assess the value and impact of individual RFEs on the broader IBM i community and has therefore reviewed your RFE.

    To find out how CEAC help to shape the future of IBM i, see CEAC @ ibm.biz/BdYSYj and the article "The Five Hottest IBM i RFEs Of The Quarter" at ibm.biz/BdYSZT

    Therese Eaton – CEAC Program Manager, IBM

  • Guest
    Dec 15, 2021

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - System Management
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - Other
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None