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Hardware Management Console

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Create specific and restricted permissions to run run lsmemopt/ optmem commands on all frames

Create specific and restricted permissions to run lsmemopt/ optmem commands on all frames. Actually, user shall have activate partition to run these commands. We would like separate activate partition from running lsmemopt/ optmem commands on all ...
9 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Under review

The option to Enable power collections from HMC command line.

I see performance graphs on some of our frames. It looks like we need to enable it on the other frames. We might have to do this every time we get new hardware. I have a script that runs every week that enables collections on the LPARs. The only w...
over 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

Comment item per profile for LPAR

Would be nice to have a comment field for each profile per lpar so customer can add text for the profile about config, dates of changing , change history etc.
over 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Future consideration

Group Tags lost during LPM

HMC Group Tags are lost whenever an LPAR is migrated from one system to another. We use these tags to identify the workload and we have to re-create the tags every time we do LPM on the LPARs.
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Planned for future release

Customer want to have a better Response for reference code E3D46FF.

Customer had a callhome problem when send a test request for help.The test for connection to IBM was OK.In the end they found the problem in there (new) proxy server where the rulefor the HMC was set, but not activated somehow. Having a better Res...
about 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Under review

Show NUMA Scoring of a LPAR in LPAR Overview as selectable field

in the Partition overview it would be helpful as a selectable column field to selecet NUMA Scoring and see how the scoring for all lpars for a power server is
over 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

Add Support for RHEL 8/SUSE 15/Ubuntu 20.04 in vHMC on x86, version 10.1 (5765-VHX)

The new HMC Virtual Appliance on x86 (5765-VHX), version 10.1, for Power10 was announced on September 8, 2021 here: https://www.ibm.com/common/ssi/ShowDoc.wss?docURL=/common/ssi/rep_ca/7/897/ENUS221-217/index.html Additionally, EOS was announced f...
over 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Planned for future release

HMC enhanced gui compact LPAR listing

For the HMC Enhanced GUI: Under the partition list view, it's important to be able to get a compact overview of LPARs and their characteristics - ideally without scrolling. There are some current limitations to the visual representation - specific...
about 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Planned for future release

updlic extend with meaningful functions/messages

A.updlic extend with meaningful functionsi.e. for explicit FW download against pci card like UI already have implemented.updlic -m MS -o a -t io -l latest -p Partition-ID -s SLOT-l latest -r disk B.updlic extend with meaningful message for pending...
about 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

command lind and REST API for Tasks Log

HMC GUI "Tasks Log" is a great tool to show who and what changed on specific system. Unfortunately the information is not available from CLI or API.
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Future consideration