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Cloud Management Console

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Show Graph for Cores used of BASE Capacity in PEP2.0 Inventory

In the PEP2.0 part of CMC is a inventory sheet which shows usage of core and memory in percentage of installed resources in a donut chart.We request an additional chart which shows the percentage of usage of core and memory of base resources.
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Management Console 1 Delivered

Introduce More Granular Filters within CMC to filter out customer sensitive information

Request to introduce more granular filtering capabilities for information received/stored on MCM and cloudant database in IBM cloud.
about 2 years ago in Cloud Management Console 4 Delivered

Add whitelist option in for adding systems

There is only a blacklist option for systems in CMCEvery system that should not show up in CMC must be blacklisted in the settings / Cloudconnector tab. We want to have whitelist option in CMC to have more control which systems are visible in CMC
over 3 years ago in Cloud Management Console 2 Delivered

PEP 2.0 - Masking or translating the SystemName/LPAR name

To be able to use PEP 2.0 in security sensitive environments. It is necessary to mask or rename the SystemNames and the LPAR names. To review the collected data by the customer it is needed that the rename logic can be defined by the customer.
over 2 years ago in Cloud Management Console 1 Delivered

IP adresses shall not be collected from client HMC

For security considerations, LPAR name and IP's adress shall not be collected from client HMC's. That's informations not needed on CMC and are very critical for client, only id of LPAR and frame name can be used.
10 months ago in Cloud Management Console 2 Delivered

Need alert when performance data not arriving in CMC from any HMC

We need to be informed when performance data from any HMC is not arriving any more for Power Server and LPARS via email and SMS Service.
about 3 years ago in Cloud Management Console 2 Delivered

Add HMC to CMC overview for systems

Please add all types of HMC (Physical and virtual) to the CMC in the overview of systems
over 3 years ago in Cloud Management Console 2 Delivered

Want to have number of cores used and Memory in GB/TB used in CMC for PEP 2.x

In the history of CPU consumption i can only see under Minutes cumulated number of cores used but not for hours/days/Weeks/MonthIn the Memory overview i want to see the accumulated use in GB/TB per Pool and not the minutes or KB etc.
about 3 years ago in Cloud Management Console 3 Delivered

Allow extensions of the 12 month CMC subscription with new E1080 servers

Add the ability to extend the default CMC subscription included with E1080 server purchases, allowing it to match extended warranty and SWMA options. When purchasing a new E1080 (9080-HEX) server, a 12 month subscription of Cloud Management Consol...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Management Console 1 Delivered

CMC: Capability to schedule/push periodic mailers

- Today, client needs to login to CMC and need to manually pull usage data from CMC console.- In an actual production environment, there are different people responsible for administrator, capacity management & billing. - Access to CMC is desi...
over 3 years ago in Cloud Management Console 2 Delivered