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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 (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

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Graphic tool or sql service to know the percentage of use of the tapes.

Currently there is no tool or any sql service that helps to know the percentage of use/free is a tape device. For now there is only this old method to calculate it. https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/how-much-data-and-how-much-free-space-available-...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 2 Submitted

Enhance all SAVE and BRMS SAVE commands to be able to put an identical stream to other tapes

We recently found out that a DUPTAP needs twice as long as the SAVE which is sometimes a regulatory requirement. If the backup takes very long than this might result in 24 hours not being enough to complete the task (if the backup takes more than ...
about 12 hours ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 0 Submitted

DUPTAP performance should be improved

We recently found out, that DUPTAP has an expected behaviour that it takes twice as long as the SAVE-process. If the save-process exceeds 8 hours than one day (i.e. 24hrs) will not be enough to create a duplicate of the tape which is a requirement...
about 12 hours ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 0 Submitted