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Hardware Management Console

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Automated restore of VIOS Backup on new Disks from installios Command

In a case of DR (all VIOS disks failed) we want to do a restore of the full VIOS Backup on new Disks. If the Backup is done on a mirrored VG (what is the default case) the restore fails on new disks while they are not already in a vg and mirrored....
about 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

updlic extend with meaningful functions/messages

A.updlic extend with meaningful functionsi.e. for explicit FW download against pci card like UI already have implemented.updlic -m MS -o a -t io -l latest -p Partition-ID -s SLOT-l latest -r disk B.updlic extend with meaningful message for pending...
over 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

Allow creation of a System Plan when system set to power off automatically when the last logical partition is shutdown

Currently, if you try to create a System Plan from your HMC for a server that is set to automatically power down the server when the last logical partition is shutdown, you get an error message. The work around is to set the system hardware not to...
about 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

HMC Call home Function alert related to FQDN

Hello Team, Currently, our HMC has been configured with callhome feature and we do receive alerts whenever there is an issue/event generated within HMC for any partitions. So, we need your help on the below.Whenever the event generates, it should ...
over 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

Add HMC functionality to filter and block specific conditons from being logged as a console event.

I would like to request to add to HMC software functionality to block or opt out from logging specific console event completely. For example we're getting lots of following messages in HMC console log09/14/2020 12:40:04.580 User lpar2rrd has logge...
over 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

Improve HMC Update from IBM site

When Updating HMC from remote FTP server, we need to enter server credentials. Please include a selection for using IBM default site public.dhe.ibm.com and add more info to the list of available downloads. For example the release date, and for fix...
almost 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under consideration

Checking power consumption of a server from log or via command

Checking power consumption of a server from log or via command. Currently, we have an option to check a particular server power consumption from the PDU ( if connected separately) or from the outside cables using a meter. This needs a personal vis...
about 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Needs more information

verify upgrade or downgrade for Firmware levels?

maybe ticket, maybe function?When you use update, change LIC to a newer release and retrieve from IBM service web site, the selector shows only old LIC versions. Is this meant to allow a downgrade, is this an error, or just a weird method of telli...
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 5 Planned for future release

HMC: IBM i IP address

In the current HMC ui only for an IBM i LPAR the IP address is not shown.
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Future consideration

POWER mashine system location sync for HMC

in the HMC for POWER machine it is possible to define a "System location" under general setting in the machine profile, unfortunately this field is not synced between the HMCs in case of a redundant environment. Please sync the "System location" b...
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration