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This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM Power Systems products, including IBM i. 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 (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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Hardware Management Console

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HMC automated installation

It's possible to have option for fully automated installation physical HMC and virtual HMC ? This is time consuming in case IBM support request as part of solution reinstallation of HMC code and restore configuration from backup. It will simplify ...
27 days ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Planned for future release

LPM should not switch to Default Processor Pool

During LPM via HMC-GUI (V10 R3 SP1051 / MF71688) the setting for processor pool switches back to the Default Processor Pool, if not explicitely changed by drop-down menu. Since Processor Pools are very important to us (licences) AND there's a veri...
24 days ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Planned for future release

CLI command power on / off Multiple specified Managed Systems at same time

Currently the latest Firmware ONLY allows to power on / off a single Managed System or ALL Managed Systems currently managed by this HMC. Requesting to have ability, in CLI, to Power On / Off multiple specified Managed Systems at the same time, li...
30 days ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Planned for future release

1040 dashboard improvement: Resource summary : partitions deactivated instead of warning

1040 dashboard design changed required to improve user experience: under Resource summary ; remove deactivated partitions from the warning counter. Or even better let the deactivated partions have a unique counter: i.e. "inactive".
11 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Planned for future release

HMC delivering CPW calculation

Would simplify and speed up the process to gather this info, which will be helpful in the sizing of new customer environments and comparison of customer environments.
5 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Planned for future release

HMC delivering rperf calculation

Would simplify and speed up the process to gather this info, which will be helpful in the sizing of new customer environments and comparison of customer environments.
5 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Planned for future release

Automate pedbg and VIO snap from HMC

Automate creation and upload of pedbg and VIO snap from HMC via UI to optimize IBM SR handling.
over 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Planned for future release

Other implementation of IBM HMC grafical vterm needed because Java webstart is deprecated

The graphical implementation of the HMC vterm requires Java webstart (*.jnlp). Java webstart is deprecated by current releases of OpenJDK en Oracle Java, IBM should use a different implementation for the graphical vterm of the HMC, based on common...
over 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Planned for future release

Download I/O Firmware to HMC

It would be nice to have the option to download a copy of the I/O Firmware to the HMC like how you can with a VIOS image. That way you don't have to use the IBM Service Web Site or an FTP server. It would make it faster to update I/O Cards if you ...
11 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Planned for future release

HMC - Turn OFF/ON attention led is not working for user with role other then hmcsuperadmin

System: Hardware Management Console Actor: Server Administrator Description: Administrator use HMC to managed Server and perform task on VIOS system from HMC console.HMC allow to change attention led status (turn on / off) also HMC allow to execut...
almost 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Planned for future release