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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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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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Hardware Management Console

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Allow mount point on HMC for iFix update selection in GUI

In the new GUI a mount point on the HMC is selectable for both POWER firmware and HMC upgrades (where access to a remote file server or local storage device is not available). However no such option is available when applying an update iFix to the...
5 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

Option to change syslog port on HMC

The default syslog port on HMC is 514. Why it is useful: Customer (major bank) policy, the central syslog server do not work with ports under 1024 How it should work: an option of HMC's chhmc command.
9 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

Keyboard using BMC -- KVM : additional languages

Hello IBM, when using the KVM within OpenBMC Gui, US keyboard is default and no way to change the setting. The idea is to support other keyboard settings too. It would be easiest if the settings of the HMC regarding language and keyboard are taken...
10 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

Allow install of client CA certificates to the HMC to allow SSL proxy functionality.

Many organizations use proxy servers to control/manage external traffic. Some of these (Palo Alto Networks, for one) create a man-in-the-middle certificate so that SSL traffic can be proxied the same way as HTTP traffic. An example of this activit...
over 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

warning in advance before making chaanges that will disable profile sync

Profile sync is a very helpful feature so it would be nice if when making changes that will disable the feature we could get a warning pop-up when pressing save saying something like "saving this config will disable profile synchronization" in the...
over 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

Offer Windows USB recovery media tool for the HMC

IBM only offer a Linux method of creating a USB bootable recovery image for the HMC (https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6454883). It would be good to have a media creation tool for Windows which can take the ISO recovery image and format the U...
over 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

lslogon: extend attributes "Running Tasks, Access Location, Notes" like in UI

lslogon useful for script automation therefor same attributes like in UI would be more consistent.
almost 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

Redesign HMC welcome text to be unformatted or allow HTML tags

The HMC welcome text is automatically reformatted in the HMC web interface and does not met the layout conform the input file. This RFE propose a redesign of the HMC web user interface to allow: - Create a button to allow unformatted text so the l...
almost 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

bkprofdata archive option NFS

Add archive option NFS for bkprofdata.
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

Add multiple FRU replacement

Option to remove multiple FRU in in HMC GUI but, when clicking "Launch Procedure", HSCS0346 returns and my whole process is ignored. This should allow me to do so, as the GUI allows me to select multiple FRUs
almost 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration