Welcome users! Here you have an opportunity to collaborate directly with the product development teams and other product users.

Note: Quickly and easily submit a request for an ISV application on z Systems using the familiar RFE system available to both clients and IBMers. There is a new Request Platform Support for ISVs category when you specify the request Brand as Servers and System Software. Watch this short video to find out how to get started.

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Number of votes Request headline and description

95
votes

Validation check function update

In March 2022, we will switch Microfocus's configuration management system (ZMF) to BMC's ISPW. After switching to ISPW, the validation check function that is executed by connecting to ZMF cannot be u...

Under Consideration

Application Discovery and Delivery Intelligence

86
votes

AIX ftpd to use ciphers that need ECDH key exchange

To use FTP in a secure way, the ftpd daemon may use openssl ciphers (FTPS). But modern TLS 1.3 ciphers provided by openssl 1.1 using ECDH key exchange are not possible to be used with the ftpd. These ...

Uncommitted Candidate

IBM AIX

62
votes

Enabling of a rest service/https support to use OAM functions

Enhancement of OAM by enabling rest service support for customers to use OAM functions

Uncommitted Candidate

z/OS

44
votes

DS8880 - Increase the maximum number of disk devices supported on a VMware ...

Sicoob is requesting IBM's support for to increase the maximum number of disk devices supported on a VMware ESXi/ESX server and DS8880 to 512, once on VMware side this support is possible.

Under Consideration

IBM DS8000

43
votes

Take advantage of z/OS SRB performance boost during GEOPARM reload

When performin reload of GOEPARM, for instance when needing to deactivate a PPRC link my customer experiences a high spike of CPU in all CECs causing in some cases service impact to very responsetime ...

Uncommitted Candidate

GDPS

41
votes

Enable volumes attachusing same NPIV when multiple IPG pools inside a SCG

PowerVC not able to deploy VM with two NPIVs using a single SCG and multiple IPG

Submitted

PowerVC

37
votes

Spectrum Protect Snapshot should recognize AIX LVM mirror setup after resto...

The customer operates multiple IBM Db2 databases on the AIX platform using LVM mirrored volumes. For performance reasons, specific LV to hdisk mappings are configured inside of the volume groups. Snap...

Uncommitted Candidate

Spectrum Protect Snapshot

35
votes

Need support of Hybrid Network in PowerVC

We need support of Hybrid Network for High Speed adapter >= 100 GBE

Submitted

PowerVC

35
votes

HOD v14.0.2. FTP client does not support the SECURE SESSION REUSE feature

HOD FTP Client is the most used FTP client in our environment. As we're using FTPS with TLS 1.2 at the moment, we couldn't use SECURE_SESSION_REUSE parameter with REQUIRED value, as HOD does not suppo...

Submitted

Host On Demand

33
votes

Spectrum Protect Plus ability to offload historical Data

We need the ability to offload historical data to ICOS. The customer had an environment backing up for approximately 12 months before ICOS was implemented and we started offloading. The customer wante...

Uncommitted Candidate

Spectrum Protect Family

32
votes

ITOM Print to Dataset

In these days, most of printing need to be made to datasets for subsequent delivery , and not for printers. This is a facility that all ITOM users mention and request. The actual processes only permit...

Planned for Future Release

Tivoli Output Manager (TOM)

32
votes

MSGID field in PIPE EDIT and MRT needs to be larger

Increase MSGID in PIPE EDIT and MRT from 12 characters to 16 (or more, if convenient). MSGID currently has a limit of only 12 characters. NetView AT already supports MSGID of up to 255 characters. Wh...

Under Consideration

Z NetView

32
votes

GDPS support for skipping releases without having to take a full Automation...

We would like GDPS to support skipping a release (e.g. upgrade from GDPS 4.2 to GDPS 4.4) without the requirement for a full automation outage.

Declined

GDPS

32
votes

Enable for storage pool utilizations three different threshold limits, whic...

Hello IBM-team, can you please enable for SVC storage pool utilizations three different threshold limits, which can set at the same time ? The goal is: generate warning events at three different stora...

Submitted

IBM Spectrum Virtualize / SAN Volume Controller

31
votes

Speed up RMC state changes in PowerVC

In PowerVC sometimes it takes a lot of time until an active RMC state is recognized and shown in PowerVC. The HMC provides an event mechanism over the REST API that may be used to inform PowerVC of R...

Submitted

PowerVC


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