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IBM System Storage Ideas Portal

This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM System Storage products. 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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We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

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Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

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  1. Post an idea.

  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.

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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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ESS GL6s RG failover take more than 5 minutes

When customer does final ESS GL6s acceptance test, they power off one of ESS I/O node, find that RG failover take more than 5 minutes which is longer than expected.Customer want to know what's the major bottle neck and enhance the whole RG failove...
almost 6 years ago in ESS 1 Is a defect

ESS GUI in mix env (emsp9 & emsp8)

In mix env where there is EMS P8 + ESS GL systems, and EMS P9 + ESS5K/ESS3K, we can not move to 1 EMS P9 as active GUI - since it report old HW as unknown state.
about 3 years ago in ESS 0 Is a defect