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Hardware Management Console

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Read CPU Feature on HMC via API

The HMC API is a great way to gather information about systems and partitions, including processor pools and profile information. We're using this to collect information from many HMCs in a single database. The processor feature is currently not a...
about 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

Remove "Provide Feedback" popup from HMC login

Please remove the random "Provide Feedback" popup when logging into the HMC, or at least provide an option to disable it permanently (not just "Not Now"). This is not an appropriate time or place to collect feedback / perform marketing functions.
about 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Not under consideration

ASMI Password Reset Lockout Restrictions

Remove requirement to know prior password for the ASMI admin account when changing the password from an account with the following RBAC privileges:ChangeUserPasswords,frame:ChangeFramePassword,cec:ChangeCECPassword.
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Planned for future release

Dynamically change VLAN ID of a partition

Would like to be able to change the VLAN ID of a partition from the HMC in a single step.
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

Stop selective SRCs in lower HMC models

One third of my HMCs are 7042-CR6's, which will not support anything newer than HMC 8.8.6. However, a subset of those HMCs are responsible for generating 17 PMRs in just the last month or so, almost all of them due to "too many files open" (an SRC...
almost 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Not under consideration

HMC: Show partial processors

All Systems, RACK3,PartitionsTable View I clicked the icon off to the right to add Processor Allocated. However it only shows full processor allocations. Most of my lpars are subprocessor.I tried to use the export to export this list to a CSV but ...
almost 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Is a defect

Partition Virtual Storage Diagram - update label from OS400 to IBM i

The Partition Virtual Storage Diagram produces an excellent diagram - but it shows the partition name and labels it as OS400. Rather out of date
5 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

HMC V9 Partitions table view to include column for IPL Source

On our previous version of the HMC firmware V7790 the display of LPARs on a server included a column for the IPL Source. After upgrading to new HMCs running V9 firmware to manage our POWER9 servers, the Partitions display (table view) no longer in...
over 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Planned for future release

Add pedbg collection option to the Enhanced GUI

Customer want to have an option in the Enhanced GUI to collect a pedbg and off load this to a remote server or a callhome server.
over 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

Consultant IBM i (Power Systems)

Use White Space on HMC GUI for information instead of a box you need to scroll in
about 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Planned for future release