Skip to Main Content

This is an IBM Automation portal for Integration 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 (

Shape the future of IBM!

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:

Search existing ideas

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,

Post your ideas
  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.

Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

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

IBM Unified Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM. - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.


IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT)

Showing 69 of 2283

IBM Software Install Dates

While working with IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT), we encountered one of the possible modifications critical to Software Asset Management and that is the inclusion of IBM Software Install Dates. ILMT does not provide installation dates at the mome...
4 days ago in IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT) 1 Submitted

ILMT REST API be able to edit a supress/exclude comment of an instance

Hello, We want to modify the comment of a line already excluded or deleted with the method : PUT https://hostname:port/api/sam/v2/software_instances
27 days ago in IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT) 1 Not under consideration

Retrieve the last modification date of a software inventory record using the REST API

To be able to easily identify and track changes done to the software components for any re-assignment/bundling, exclusion, suppression, charged by when they were modified. This is only currently available in the Audit Trail view.
about 1 month ago in IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT) 0 Future consideration

ILMT API for getting user details

As outlined in our recent email communication, we have a need to identify users who have not accessed the ILMT within the last 60 days. To effectively manage this requirement, we are in search of an API that can facilitate the retrieval of users d...
about 1 month ago in IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT) 0 Not under consideration

Invalid credentials - suspended - for Distributed type.

Pretty sure some of you running into this problem in a midsize or larger ILMT environment where you might have hundreds of VMMan configurations defined (Local or Distributed). For time to time, you might need to deal with this type of error below ...
about 2 months ago in IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT) 2 Functionality already exists

ILMT Support on OEL operating System

ILMT is not supported on Oracle Linux Operating System. It is a license measuring tool, we have IWS installed in our environment on all OEL (Oracle Enterprize Linux) servers, however the measuring tool (ILMT) does not support OEL. Team, could you ...
2 months ago in IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT) 2 Needs more information

Need SSO with Azure AD via SAML

All US Gov agencies need to use multi-factor authentication.
2 months ago in IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT) 0 Future consideration

Add products daily infortmation as report to ilmt

Getting products daily information as a report is very useful to document the daily license consumption e.g for Cloud Paks. This should be implemented as report as well as it should be implemente as a link behinde the Metri9c Quantity history widg...
3 months ago in IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT) 0 Not under consideration

IBM ILMT - In case of moving the VM, the PVU shows unexpected value due to ServiceNow computer_system_id filtering.

Problem:In case of moving the VM in between the ESX server, the PVU shows unexpected value on license_usage API and is causing ILMT integration with ServiceNow to be failing Using sample case: Machine: VM1 It's shown up on license_usage.txt/ licen...
3 months ago in IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT) 1 Not under consideration

Create a feild to have tokens expire and notifications sent in advance that they will expire in 30 days.

Having a field for token expiration will allow the tool to track this in an automated fashion vs manually tracking. The token can have an expiration period chosen when requesting or regenerating it based on the security requirements for my company...
3 months ago in IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT) 0 Planned for future release