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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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Cloud Management Console

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CMC alerting into e.g. IBM Tivoli Monitoring, Nagios, etc. .

CMC notifies customers by e-mail. However, most customers use a central monitoring application such as Nagios, IBM Tivoli Monitoring, etc.. CMC alerts should also be sent to the customer's monitoring application. Which the IT-Operations team is mo...
21 days ago in Cloud Management Console 1 Submitted

Cloud Connector Status report also HMC hostname

it's much easier to find HMC hostname during investigation
about 2 months ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Submitted

diagcloudconn needs more robust features in testing.

Many times when trying to diagnose an issue between HMC and CMC we are forced to engage IBM support to get access to such common commands as curl or wget or traceroute as they are locked down in the HMC. It is incredibly helpful to either allow ac...
about 2 months ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Submitted

Allow the size of the rule pane within Rule Wizard to be more adjustable for visibility and ease of use.

This would be useful when managing rules within QRadar as this is the main medium for tuning. All QRadar users would benefit from this change as they would better be able to view all test definitions while being able to edit them at the same time....
3 months ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Submitted

Search fields e.g. Capacity Monitoring or other search field need logical and,or,not capabilities

If you want to search for specific patterns etc in Names you need additional logic selection like and,not,or etc. to filter with more precise
8 months ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Submitted

SAML Intergration with CMC

Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) is a standard for logging users into applications based on their identity in another context. This single sign-on (SSO) login standard has significant advantages over logging in using a username/password: ...
6 months ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Submitted

CMC don't provide any possibility to see number of sockets used vs purchased in subscription.

Would be great to see in CMC number of sockets used and number of sockets purchased by subscription. Such data should be accessible also via REST API
8 months ago in Cloud Management Console 1 Submitted

Show pcmprocusage (deductidle) status on the Capacity Monitoring (CM) application.

CM on CMC shows uploaded PCM data, but it doesn't show whether idle cycles are deducted at the time or not. It would be great if: 1) CM shows the current state of deductidle flag on the HMC(s). This could be also shown on the Cloud Connector statu...
4 months ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Submitted

CMC Cloud connector stale HMC alerting

Right now, there is no alerting possible for stale HMC's cloud connector status from CMC. Would be great to have possibility receive notification about stale HMC's.
9 months ago in Cloud Management Console 1 Submitted

PEP 2.0 Delete Pool 2FA

Currently, a PEP 2.0 pool can be deleted with a single click of a button and an acknowledgement. I would suggest to add a 2FA (2nd factor authentication via email etc) before any pool can be deleted to eliminate the chance of a mistake.
9 months ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Submitted