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My ideas: Hardware Management Console

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Modification of tcp buffers on HMC adapters for improved performance to different AIX versions

The customer is requesting a supported procedure on how to modify the TCP buffers on the HMC in order to tweak the connection, because of the following scenario: From the 6.1 LPAR to HMC scp is running at 350KB/s From the 5.3 LPAR to HMC scp is ru...
over 8 years ago in Hardware Management Console 4 Delivered

Authenticate HMC access against membership in LDAP group

Currently authenticating against LDAP requires each allowed user to be defined on each HMC and requires manual maintenance. Allowing access to be granted based on membership in an authorized LDAP group would allow security to be managed automatica...
almost 9 years ago in Hardware Management Console 5 Delivered

SAN Zoning Validation for LPM from HMC

Provide a Automated Procedure to Validate SAN zoning for LPM for any or all Lpars in a given frame from HMC instead of logging into to each Lpar and VIOS. This procedure or script should be able to tell whether the lpar move from one frame to anot...
almost 9 years ago in Hardware Management Console 4 Delivered