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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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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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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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IBM Spectrum Control

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Spectrum Control - Add a capacity planning modeling function

IBM Spectrum Control uses capacity information to provide an estimated zero capacity date. I would request that this same information be utilized to allow customers to perform capacity planning modeling. Current workaround: Perform this manually u...
almost 7 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 2 Not under consideration

Request to develop VSC ability to blacklist SVC ports when automatic zoning. Prevent usage of SVC internode ports.

VSC is not able to restrict zoning for SVC ports dedicated for internode communication.The reason of this request is to ask IBM to develop some blacklist option for VSC automatic zoning in order to block the use of some selected SVC ports.
over 6 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 2 Not under consideration