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Provide the option to schedule the repeated monthly job from HMC GUI

I would like to schedule the monthly job(first day of each month) from HMC GUI. But it seems to me that there is no option to set it up. I can specify the number of weeks between running repeated job. But "first of the month" is not offered as an ...
over 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Delivered

Manual vNIC failover via HMC CLI

We'd like to ability to do manual vNIC failovers via the HMC CLI as this is our preferred means of performing scheduled maintenance on our POWER systems.
over 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Delivered

HMC command line history length change

In the current HMC version command line history length may contain only a stale commands number and it's impossible to change it via classical *NIX tools (e.g. add HISTSIZE/HISTFILESIZE exports to the hscroot user profile) or HMC command-line tool...
over 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Delivered

HMC should provide Disk UDID in Topology view and REST API

When querying the "lshwres -r virtualio --rsubtype fc --level lpar -Ftopology -m <system name>" command, the virtual storage connections of the LPARs are displayed. For a storage connection via virtual FC adapters (NPIV) the parameter "-Ftop...
almost 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Delivered

Show full HMC software version (lshmc -V) in Enhanced GUI

The Enhanced GUI does not show the full HMC software and patch level information. To access this information you need to run the lshmc -V command from an HMC command line. This is fine if you are logged on to locally to the console as you can open...
about 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 5 Delivered

Create button in HMC to receive VIOS snap

In HMC it would be nice to have a menu entry for creating a snap for VIO Servers.These snaps are usually only needed for IBM support cases. It should be possible by one click to create and store or email a snap from VIOS.
about 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Delivered

Need FQDN support in CMC instead of native IP Addresses

IBM CMC is using three server for HMC/CMC connecting to Bluemix CMC Console.boschgermany-powercloud.eu-de.mybluemix.net Port 443 HTTPS149.81.75.251 Port 443 HTTPS161.156.149.119 Port 443 HTTPSWe need for all thre a FQDN and not IP Adr.
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Delivered

HMC REST API add network related fields

Using lshmc -n it is possible to query the HMC network setting but in the REST API is only limited information is available. Please add some extra network related fields to the HMC REST API like in the CLI. Missing fields in REST API:domaindescrip...
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Delivered

The creation of vFC adapters with automatic generation of the vWWNs should check, if the vWWNs to be assigned are not alread

The creation of vFC adapters with automatic generation of the vWWNs should check, if the vWWNs to be assigned are not already in use, at least on the Managed Systems managed by the same HMC.
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Delivered

HMC - Check network setting before checking for system LIC upgrades

when checking for Power server LIC upgrades, HMC reported "No updates available on IBM Service web site". As we upgraded a different server on an other HMC there was some confusion.After some checking we found the HMC DNS/IP routing settings were ...
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 5 Delivered