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VIO CLI to display "storageLabel" for LUN

There needs to be a command that displays the "storageLabel" for LUNs from the VIO server CLI. The Storage Label is a variable being pulled from VIOS CM database using an API call (readVIOSInventory). The PCM log captured in the HMC's pedbg (FFDC....
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Delivered

HMC 9 change UseDNS to be disable in /etc/ssh/sshd_config

We have a problem with HMC 9 SSH connections who takes too long to connect after we put password. We have another HMC 8 without problems. Both are in the same network and DNS configurations are the same. The only difference is with UseDNS in sshd_...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Delivered

power supplies status check

We need a way to determine power supplies status for IBM Power Systems Server deployed with PowerVM and HMC in a remote data-centre. Just like HP iLO or old IBM's IMM (Integrated Managemnt Module for x86 server) displays a red or green icon per po...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 6 Delivered

Enable Time Reference

Time is vital in problem analysis. For this reason on LPAR level in the HMC you are able to check the box for "Enable Time Reference". According to the helptext: "Select this option to synchronize the time-of-day clocks for the source and destinat...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 10 Delivered

Increase log retention of HMC audittrail

Hello,We would like to be able to increase the log of the command result :lssvcevents -t console -d 365
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 4 Delivered

Web cert HMC CLI or API

We would like to request a CLI or API that we can use to generate CSR's and upload new web certs on the HMC.
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Delivered

HMC V9 VIOS sort for last activated profile

Sorting for "Last Activated Profile" for VIOS as well
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Delivered

Warning about other logins in the HMC reboot window

After applying any kind of update/upgrade to HMC, the GUI offers a reboot window with yes/no buttons. I'd be great if that window listed also the other active HMC logins (from same or different host - eventually with reference to where they come f...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Delivered

Enable the HMC to Take Over the Screen of vHMCs

Enable the physical HMC to take over the screen and the keyboard of vHMCs in the same DataCenter.
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Delivered

Ability to add vscsi client and server adapters with dlpar without mappings to HMC V91.920 Enh. GUI

In HMC V91.920 Enhanced GUI, dlpar function has been limited to add the client vscsi and server vscsi adapters along with the mappings to the physical disks or logical disks. The customer is requesting to have the function the way it was in V8, wh...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 4 Delivered