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This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM Power Systems products, including IBM i. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Hardware Management Console

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Provide a means to Enable DNS from the HMC CLI

NTP can be both configured and enabled from the HMC CLI.To Configure NTP, use these commands:chhmc -c xntp -s add -a 172.21.128.95 -i eth0To Enable NTP, use this command:chhmc -c xntp -s enable To configure DNS, I can use this command:chhmc -c net...
almost 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Delivered

vNIC not shown in properties of a partition but is displayed in profile in Classic HMC

When displaying in classic GUI on the HMC, vNIC is not shown in properties but is displayed in the profile. Properties shows what is active and if vNIC is active, it should be shown.
about 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Delivered

Custom DHCP range on HMC

Requesting the ability to add custom DHCP ranges to Power HMC.
over 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Delivered

HMC Replication using HMC command Line

As per IBM support, HMC replication is not supported via HMC command line and could only be done using GUI. This is a problem when you need to manage a lot of HMCs with frequent replication issue. It is really difficult to login to each HMC and ch...
almost 8 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Delivered

On HMC format USB storage device using command line

on the Hardware Management Console is not possible to format USB storage device, or delete the content using CLI.If trough WEB console is possible to format USB storage device,why is not possible to do this in CLI?
about 8 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Delivered

Provide ability to specify timeout for viosvrcmd command

HMC viosvrcmd command uses a global timeout when running vios commands. The timeout is 10 minutes. However, when running backupios command via viosvrcmd the command simply times out before completing the backup. By adding a timeout option to viosv...
about 8 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Delivered

Ability?to?Masquerade?in?HMC?sendmail?config

We need help with sendmail masquerading in our HMC servers so that the sender address is changed in all mail and alerts sent from the server.
over 8 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Delivered

Could not open temporary driftfile /var/lib/chrony/drift.tmp for writing

HMC reported error message : "Could not open temporary driftfile /var/lib/chrony/drift.tmp for writing" Please have a look at Case TS010779841
over 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Delivered

Modify USB Media Formatting to allow objects larger than 4GB

Many HMC fixes are now greater than 4GB and so can not be installed on a Physical HMC via USB removal media. This is because the HMC format removal media command uses the FAT32 format which is limited at the 4GB file size. Please modify the USB M...
over 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 1 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