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Hardware Management Console

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Warn when booting VIO that has config problem with a virtual adapter

Currently if a VIO is booted and there's a config issue with a virtual adapter, the VIO will boot but no adapter will be created. The only way to see why this happened is to put a check mark in the 'adapter required for activation' box. This isn't...
almost 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

Remote 5250 Console - sort by LPAR name

when connecting to remote 5250 console, LPARs are sorted by Partition ID (numeric). On systems with a high number of LPARS (20+) it would be great if we have a sort function key to sort LPARs by a) ID, b) Name, c) Reference code
almost 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

Transmit Service Information - option not to send confirmation email

When service information is transmitted this generates a confirmation email such as: "Successfully transmitted an operational test (heartbeat) Information." Whilst this is useful when setting up the feature it would be good to have a checkbox to d...
almost 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

HMC - Remove Network and Storage information for none VIOS hosted LPARs in Gallery View

In the Enhanced HMC interface, Could you Remove Network and Storage information for none VIOS hosted LPARs in Gallery View. This information is not (to the best of my knowledge) collected for any LPAR that is not hosted by VIOS.
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Future consideration

Predefining one LPM-network for LPM-validation in HMC UI

Before performaning an LPM (validation) over HMC UI, one shell be able to manually set the ONE network, over which the migration shell be performed.
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Future consideration

Create HMC TASK that assigns only HSCROOT password change to a custom role

Have the ability to create a custom role and assign a TASK to it that only allows selected role to have the privilege of changing hsroot password.
over 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 5 Future consideration

Broadcast from HMC

Every HMC keeps broadcasting to the network address 255.255.255.255 over UDP port 9900 every 5 minutes even though a list of running HMC has been configured manually in its settings
about 8 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

Add "severity" to syslog records

Add "severity" (or event_severity) to syslog records whenever a serviceable event is logged to syslog. For example, parsing the current SvcEventNotify records, provides little indication of a severity level in syslog. 2 parsed examples are shown n...
about 8 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration