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Note: We are currently in the process of improving your RFE experience and RFEs for these product portfolios have now migrated to Ideas Portals accessed through our trusted provider Aha!. Please use the new links provided to submit and view your RFEs. Over the next few months more products will transition to Aha!, and the list of products will be updated to reflect this. For more details about the migration visit www.ibm.com/ideas.

*NEW* All your dW RFEs that have been migrated to Aha! can now be viewed in a single place on the Unified Ideas Portal https://ideas.ibm.com/. Please use this portal to view, submit and search for ideas, including for the areas below whose dW RFEs have now migrated to Aha!.

  • For Analytics products please visit the Analytics Ideas Portal.
  • For OpenPages and Financial Transaction Manager products please visit the RegTech Ideas Portal.
  • For Digital Business Automation (DBA) products, including Cloud Pak for Automation, Robotic Process Automation, Workflow, Decisions, Content and Capture, BPM and Blueworks Live, please visit the DBA Ideas Portal.
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  • For Security products, including Cloud Pak for Security, Guardium, Maas360, QRadar, and zSecure, please visit the IBM Security Ideas Portal.
  • For Integration products, including Cloud Pak for Integration, Aspera Portfolio, App Connect, API Connect, MQ and DataPower Gateway, please visit the Integration Ideas Portal.
  • For Cloud Platform products including WebSphere Application Server, WebSphere Liberty and WebSphere eXtreme Scale, WebSphere Automation, other WebSphere products, Rational Portfolio, UrbanCode, ClearCase and ClearQuest please visit the Cloud Platform Ideas Portal.
  • For Watson Health products, including Social Program and Care Management, please visit the Watson Health Ideas Portal.

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Number of votes Request headline and description

463
votes

Add additional member to an existing V7000 array

The current Storawize V7000 code allows only to swap an array member with another drive. In an environment of increasing storage capacity, it would be desirable to extend an existing array by adding a...

Delivered

IBM FlashSystem 9000, 7000 and 5000

341
votes

RDi Lite, RDi Premium

RDi Lite, RDi Pro, RDi Premium versions needed

Delivered

Developer for Power Systems

301
votes

*ESCAPE messages for SAVLIB

We have received MONMSG for CPF3795 in every SAVLIB running in our CL program: https://ecurep.mainz...

Declined

IBM i

254
votes

lack of scsi unmap primitive

In the current firmware version there is no scsi unmap primitive. In a vmware virtualization + v7000 thin provisioned volumes, this is a must-to-have feature unless the space, sooner or later, will en...

Delivered

IBM FlashSystem 9000, 7000 and 5000

240
votes

TSO/E: Implement Pipes Facility

SUBMITTER SECTION FIT Number: MR1202104946 User Marketing Field Requirement Number: SSSHARE011455 Title: TSO/E: Implement Pipes Facility Submitted By: IBM User Group Relations/Dallas/IBM Originators A...

Uncommitted Candidate

z/OS

224
votes

Request about Printing forms with ruled line on ACS.

■Description & Background On IBM i Access for Windows or Pcomm,it is possible to output forms to the printer by a GDI printing capability of a windows printer session. But that is not possible on ACS....

Delivered

IBM i

156
votes

The support of multibyte characters by SSH on z/OS

When using Dependency Based Build(DBB) from VSCode, file transfer to z/OS is initiated via SSH. However, the implementation of SSH on z/OS does not support multibyte characters and therefore VS Code +...

Declined

z/OS

155
votes

TWS High Availability

We are working with high availability in the customer's datacenter, so tests were done with TWS simulating an lpar outage where TWS was active in a sysplex. The standby controller takes over work corr...

Planned for Future Release

IBM Z Workload Scheduler

151
votes

Add recovery function for REWIND/LOCATE failure on tape job.

System: z/OS Actor : user needing stronger fault tolerance Description: One of the reason why our customer uses z/OS is its storng fault tolerance. Especially, in multi-path einvironment they expect...

Uncommitted Candidate

z/OS

150
votes

SQL prompting in ACS

The new SQL tool in ACS make so much more sense than the old STRSQL - however, the prompt feature from the STRSQL where schemas, tables, columns can be selected from drop-down to construct SQL statem...

Delivered

IBM i

146
votes

Full ISPF Support for PDSE V2 Generations

ISPF needs to fully support PDSE V2 generations. Currently ISPF Edit supports creating a new generation when a member is saved but none of the other ISPF services recognize a generation. Access to pr...

Uncommitted Candidate

z/OS

141
votes

Concurrent Maintenance for Ethernet adapter component SFP - FRU for SFP req...

Please provide concurrent maintenance using own FRU = Field Replaceable Unit number for adapter component SFP for ethernet adapter EN0J, EL38, EN0H, EL56, CCIN for all is 2B93, vendor Emulex / Broadc...

Submitted

Systems Design

140
votes

DB2 service for IFS listing

I'd like to be able to get a list of IFS files within a directory using a DB2 service. For example, to get the root directory: SELECT * FROM TABLE(QSYS2.GET_IFS('/')) A Which would return a list of...

Delivered

IBM i

138
votes

Enhance the interface for Run SQL Script in IBM i ACS

I would like to see the Run SQL Script interface support "." dot prompting for columns with descriptions, types and length. For example when typing in a select statement the user would use an alias s...

Delivered

IBM i

131
votes

SMB v2 or v3 support in AIX 7

Client wants to mount a Microsoft Windows filesystems onto AIX. In the past he used CIFS which was part of standard AIX. CIFS was based on SMB v1. The latest Windows releases not longer support v1 du...

Delivered

IBM AIX


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