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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 (

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System Driver program *IBMSNMPDRV does not support SNMPv3

When changing from SNMPv1 or SNMPv2 to SNMPv3 printing stops functioning on printers that worked successfully on previous versions of SNMP Use Case: Due to vulnerabilities in SNMPv1 and SNMPv2 customers are moving to SNMPv3 and existing IBMi print...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Print 4 Delivered

We need the possibility of creating PDF-files with QRCODE (Barcode) using InfoPrintServer

More and more of our Customer requires some information as QRCODE (Barcode) on documents which are sent as PDF via Email using InfoPrintServer. Use Case: Many of our Customers requires to have the document number (e.g. invoice no), partnumber, ord...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Print 15 Delivered

QR code with a Swiss cross as the identifying feature

I want printing an QR code with a Swiss cross as an identification feature or with other logo. We have not found a way to create a variable QR code with a logo with DDS and RPG.
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Print 27 Delivered

Option to Respect Overrides on QDFRPRTA API

After applying OVRPRTF to a PRTF and then opening that file in a HLL program like RPG, I need to know the various Print File Attributes as applied vs the current "at creation time". The QDFRPRTA could have a new parameter like the QUSRMBRD (retrie...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Print 6 Delivered

Allow .PNG image objects to be printed using AFPRSC keyword

The current default for most image create applications is .PNG. It would be most helpful that we can use the default .PNG files that our web developers utilize Use Case: Currently we convert the .PNG file to .JPG.
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Print 4 Delivered

PDF Print Support In IBM/I

PDF has become the new standard for output for documents being stored in document management systems. It would be nice for IBM/I to be able to push print directly out to printers like it does with PCL. Use Case: PDF has become a big standard in to...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Print 3 Delivered


We need the possibility of creating PDF-files in format A3 Use Case: ovrprtf wscst(*pdf)
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Print 6 Delivered