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ADD ADAPTER and REMOVE would benefit if SYSTEM BUS NUMBER was shown

When moving Physical IO adapters from one partition to the other the SYSTEM BUS number and the Location Code of the adapter are the two pieces of information Clients use to Confirm they are moving the intended adapter. The SYSTEM BUS number is the...
almost 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Planned for future release

Allow VMs to be added/removed to WG while not in move/rehearsal regardless of other WG's phase

When a single WG is in move/rehearsal mode, all the other WGs are basically "locked" as they are - no VMs can be added or removed.
almost 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

HMC remore GUI

Remote GUI to HMC tries to reach https://ibm.com. My browser has no internet access, so proxy ist sending status 403 to my browser. But Browser don't stops to trie to connect to IBM. Our Network team is not very amused about that.
about 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Planned for future release

HOST_FAILURE more accurate problem description

In the Discover output, replace the "Check available capacity and configuration issues on target hosts" message with more accurate error messages.
about 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

With host down, show red hexagon on the host in the left pane

Add a red hexagon next to the host in the right panel when the host is down.
about 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

Ability to see a list of active LPARs before proceeding with a disruptive firmware upgrade from HMC

GEICO recently upgraded firmware on a number of E850s. They accidentally upgraded a Production node during working hours instead of a Test Server. They would like HMC to give them a warning message about which LPARs are currently active on the ser...
almost 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Planned for future release

Have the ability to change the login retries and if possible the suspended time of users.

The default login retries for a user are 3 and then they are suspended for 5 minutes then the lock is released again. These settings do not meet our security standards. We would like to have ability to change the login retries and if possible the ...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Planned for future release

tuning of storage monitor

VMR currently pings to each storage_agent every 10 seconds to monitor their status. VMR will log STG_UNREACHABLE in "events.log" file in case the ping is not successful within a certain time limit. The DR site and prod site are geographically disp...
about 3 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

Removal of Profile from Agent

Question : If a profile is deleted on PowerSC server but it is still showing greyed out some times.Response from IBM - PowerSC does not automatically “push” deletion of a profile to every endpoint. For example, you create customProfile1 and push i...
about 3 years ago in PowerSC 2 Planned for future release

Add db2 autoactive to Smart Assist scripts

To modify the DB2 start script supplied under the Smart Asssist automation process. We require an explicit activation of the DB2 data from the start script:/usr/es/sbin/cluster/sa/db2/sbin/cl_db2start <instance>
over 6 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Planned for future release