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Hardware Management Console

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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

Enable encryption for HMC disks

Our understanding is that HMC disk data may not be encrypted as on today. HMC disks are not encryption capable and there is no workaround either. Please enable the encryption capability on the HMC disks
6 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

Test button for LDAP

please create a test button to test the LDAP configuration for ASMI and BMC. LDAP shouldn’t be as difficult to get working as it is for IBM applications. LDAP config is easy in Cisco, VMWare and Dell implementations, and they have a test button to...
9 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

Task in Scheduled Operations to Schedule an HMC Reboot

We have numerous frames attached to an HMC. IBM recommends rebooting the HMC monthly to quarterly. We would like to schedule a reboot in 'Scheduled Operations'.
9 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

Auto restart Cloud Connector after failure

We have noticed several HMC's will show the Cloud Connector status is disconnected without reason. Upon issuing the command to restart the cloud connector, it succeeds and stays connected for some time. We would like the option to have the cloud c...
11 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Under review

Log validation tool at the HMC.

When LPM fails, the logs are collected by defauly. Also they can be collected by the pedbg tool with option to collect various logs. Once the logs are collected and uploaded, there could be some logs missing due to various reasons. In HMC after lo...
11 months ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Needs more information

Smaller DHCP segments for private network

The possibility to create one owns DHCP ranges for private network is great, but for easier initial management then we would like smalleer segments. This would also benefit in troubleshooting network/systems connection issues and or complex networ...
over 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Under review