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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 (

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We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

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Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

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  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.

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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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Status Delivered
Workspace PowerVC
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 16, 2014

VM and captued Image editable comment field

Add to VM and Image a comment field that can be used at creation time and edited later.
If it needs to be fixed length it needs to be generous, something like 256 or or 512 bytes.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Jun 24, 2017

    Thanks for the suggestion - PowerVC 1.3.3 now allows administrators to add a description to both an image and virtual machine.

  • Guest
    Aug 17, 2014

    Creating a new RFE based on Community RFE #58045 in product PowerVC.