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Hardware Management Console

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Support SAML Authentication for Hardware Management Console for Power Systems

Currently HMC Does not support SAML authentication . As of now HMC version-9 supports MFA , AD and Certificate based authentication. It may be a good idea and well received feature if we can offer SAML based authentication.
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

Request for giving a report on Power System Uptime from HMC

It would be good if we have a utility in Power System Management Console in which Power Servers are connected, that will give us the uptime report the IBM Power servers ?
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Planned for future release

installios should support mirrored rootvg

When using installios to restore a nim_resources.tar, if the source VIO server mksysb is for a mirrored rootvg, then installios will hang, time out, and abort. Checking the vterm will show that hd5 could not be created. Using a maint mode option, ...
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

common commands for HMC

I understand the HMC platform being an appliance, but, sometimes we want to process the results of the output from the HMC on the HMC rather than outside for performance reasons. We would like to have some of the more common commands available , l...
almost 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Not under consideration

TS002037047

HMC Test Call home is not a complete testWhen doing a test call home against the HMC a Problem number gets created and then a PMH should be supplied by the support center. The problems we are seeing is when no PMH is returned this are no alerts le...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Future consideration

Trigger NPIV disk config validation for LPM from HMC GUI

Validation of NPIV disk level configuration for LPM is described here -- (https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/wikis/home?lang=en#!/wiki/Power%20Systems/page/NPIV%20storage%20validation%20options%20for%20Live%20Partition%20Mobility) Curren...
almost 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

IBM development took away the ability to dynamically add a vSCSI to a VIOS. We need that feature put back!

IBM development took away the ability to dynamically add a vSCSI to a VIOS. We need that feature put back!
about 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 5 Not under consideration

Adapter Microcode Update API

Please provide a unified automated way to update device microcode instead of our current process of manually removing/unmapping. Would like a HMC API or something like that, that can simply update adapter microcode with out user have to work on a ...
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

A7004760 (Update Access Code Exipiration) not Visible

SRC Code A7004760 'count down to Update Access Code expiration' not logged as a service event; warning notification not delivered to administrator's defined under 'Manage Serviceable Event Notification' users. Administrators only notified after A7...
about 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under consideration

Support vHMC on Openshift Virtualisation

Hi, The vHMC supports VMware and KVM. Where customers have an on-premises x86 based openshift environment it would be good to run the vHMC on Openshift Virtualisation. Our use case is that we are planning to migrate off VMware to Openshift Virtual...
about 2 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted