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cron log auto maintenance

Customer met /var full problem several times in VIOS 3.1. I checked their environment and found /var/adm/cron/log is very huge. It causes filesytem full. I know /etc/cronlog.conf maintained cron's log, but VIOS doesn't set that file. I know cusome...
10 months ago in PowerVM VIOS 0 Under review

Cloud Connector STATUS needs a better method of identifying HMCs

The STATUS tab for Cloud Connector ( under Setup ) does not provide a simple and consistent method of identifying the HMCs. It would be helpful to have an additional column that contains the name of the HMC to keep consistency with other screens a...
11 months ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Under review

Need only minimum capabilities for PowerHA ROHA accessing HMC

When defining ROHA we have to setup access to HMC to fulfill various task e.g. increasing/decreasing CPU Entitlement and Memory as an examplt. FOr this we need to use e.g. HSCROOT which has full access to anything on the HMC including Shutdown a P...
over 2 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Under review

DSPSMTPLE command

Hi, There are commands to add to the SMTP list and remove from SMTP list but there is not a command to view the SMTP list. Adding https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/i/7.4?topic=ssw_ibm_i_74/cl/addsmtple.html Removing https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/i/7.4?top...
11 months ago in IBM i / Networking 2 Under review

Need to see RPM for Fans for each Power Server

We have had massive Datacenter problems due to wrong running Fan Speed on several E1080 so i want to see at the HMC GUI and also getting via RestAPI and/or CLI Fan Speed in RPM for each Fan per Power Server and an average
11 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Under review

Allow CHGAUTCOL command to enable authority collection on objects with type *USRPRF

Use case: A user profile object is secured with *PUBLIC *USE, allowing anyone on the system to submit jobs to run under that unsecured user profile. Securing the *USRPRF with *PUBLIC *EXCLUDE might break some existing processes which rely on the e...
12 months ago in IBM i / Security 1 Under review

VIOS Logging to a syslog endpoint

We are being pressured by our security teams to provide logging from the VIOs to a syslog endpoint that feeds splunk.We have a config from support that would allow this, but it has to be implemented via the oem_setup environment and is not support...
over 1 year ago in PowerVM VIOS 0 Under review

Concurrent BRMS save of the same media would result in false BRM148A

Previous i had raised the issue in IBM-i-3268. Occassionally when there happen to be multiple BRMS Save job happening BRMS would give a false BRM148A due to volume assignment contention. Although the idea is delivered, we still have the rare occur...
4 months ago in IBM i / BRMS 3 Under review

PowerHA SMUI support of ECDSA keys

Current SMUI is using 8+ years old SSH libraries which do support only RSA keys. More modern keys like ECDSA are supported by used libraries for about 4 years. I do not understand why modern UI is relying on ancient libraries and does not allow us...
6 months ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Under review

Auto restart Cloud Connector after failure

We have noticed several HMC's will show the Cloud Connector status is disconnected without reason. Upon issuing the command to restart the cloud connector, it succeeds and stays connected for some time. We would like the option to have the cloud c...
11 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Under review