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My ideas: Hardware Management Console

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Save View in HMC

It is not possible to save a specific partition view in HMC.
almost 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 5 Delivered

HMC to store VIOS backupios backup

Add HMC capability to upload and store VIOS backupios backup file (nim_resources.tar) the VIOS can be restored from
about 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Delivered

HMC not showing phys MAC adresses of SR-IOV shared network cards

In the latest releases of HMC it is not possible to list/show the phys mac adresses of network cards that are SR-IOV capable and in shared mode.
about 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Delivered

sortable columns in Power Enterprise Pool Management windows

When working in the Power Enterprise Pools Management window, it would be nice to be able to sort by columns the output in the Processor Resources and Memory Resources windows.
about 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Delivered
105 VOTE

Maintenance capabilities for vNIC Failover

In order to make preparations for maintenance activities (e.g. VIOS updates) more efficient in setups with vNIC failover, it would be helpful to have a new HMC capability that allows to switch all active backing devices from a selected VIOS to the...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Delivered

labels for fiber channel ports

Can you introduce labels for fiber channel adapters/ports in HMC as we have it already for SR-IOV NIC´s? This feature for SR-IOV NIC´s is really great and i like to have it also for fiber channel as we have to deal with different SAN fabrics in ou...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Delivered

HMC classic interface

Please do us a favour and reactivate the classic HMC interface. The fancy new interface is (to be polite) a mess regarding usability.
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 5 Delivered
100 VOTE

Enhance to the HMC remote restart task to allow a restart while in or after transitioning through an incomplete state

Development has completed their review and confirmed that the current remote restart design does not allow for restart after transitioning through or in an "incomplete" state until the data can be refreshed. They would like to enhance the design t...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Delivered

Customise Partition Gallery View to Add Reference Code

The gallery view in the Enhanced view of HMC does not show the Reference Code of the LPAR in the "Partitions" view or of the System Unit in the "All Systems" view. There are times when this information is key!, it is possible to switch to the Tabl...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 4 Delivered

Manage key exchange algorithm in chhmcencr command

Current chhmcencr has restriction to manage key exchange algorithm. based on the manual:Usage: chhmcencr -c passwd | webui | ssh | sshmac -o a | r | s -e <encryption> [--help] As the parameter indicated above, it is managing password encrypt...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Delivered