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IBM Power Ideas Portal


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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We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

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Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

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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.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

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Hardware Management Console

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HMC Scanning Tool

HMC Scanning Tool - HMC is a black box with no IBM or third party tool we are aware of. IBM should develop a scanning software which can scan HMC and report the vulnerabilities found.
almost 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 7 Future consideration

HMC V9 GUI Physical IO adapters firmware level display field

Currently with HMC V9 GUI, there is no way to display Physical IO adapters firmware levels, This can be added as an additional filed view under the server Physical IO adapters View.
almost 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Future consideration

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...
almost 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

Display the correct image for Power10 S1014 Server in HMC Gallery View

When you connect a Power10 S1014 to a HMC, it displays a generic image of a server, rather than an image of the actual server (as is the case with Power8 & Power9) Sample Gallery view attached, you will see that the Power8 & Power9 serve...
over 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Under review

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

give hscroot authorization to execute "pedbg -r"

give hscroot authorization to execute "pedbg -r" command.
over 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 6 Future consideration

pUpdate utility for AIX or Linux on x86

With respect to Power HMC ( 7063-CR1 ) we do get pUpdate utility along with firmware. They pUpdate utility runs only in Linux on Power.. Normally easily available systems are Linux on x86 or AIX systems.. My request is to provide this utility comp...
almost 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

Add command for displaying the hardware where a defined VM runs.

Ease of management, example when deleting a VM cli-wise it removes several steps (or the need for additional scripting to check all hw and find the lpar). Here also would be beneficial to present all VMs with the same name, to secure removal but a...
over 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 4 Future consideration

UAK process to handle multiple maintenance contracts as a whole

HMC checks if there is a valid maintenance contract for the managed servers by inquiring to IBM License Server. At the time of the contract renewal, there is delay of 1 to 2 days to have the UAK in HMC reflected even if there is no term gap betwee...
about 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Not under consideration

Set minimal amount of video memory in HMC installation ova file for VMware vSphere

The HMC's installation ova image for VMware does not set the minimal required memory for the video card. If the video card memory for the VM is less than 6 MB, you are unable to set the minimum required screen resolution on the VM system console. ...
about 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration