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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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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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SNMPv3 traps for Power Hardware Management Console

Our information security team is concerned that the HMC only appears capable of sending SNMPv2 traps, even though the agent is described as SNMPv3. They are concerned that unencrypted traps would allow an intruder to monitor the success or failure...
almost 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

Improvement of snap file output procedure on Power/AIX

For HW log analysis of Power systems, a snap file is necessary on AIX, but file output with root authority is necessary. That's a problem from a security point of view.On the DS8000 series of High-End Storage products, although detailed log files ...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

HMC

The word Hardware Management Console does not have an very active role when working with an UPS.
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 6 Under review

HMC: issues with pedbg file

When creating pedbg file, bash history for all users is collected. This is not documented in https://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg3T1025006 as transmitted data. In addition, pedbg file is not encrypted.
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

Integrate Configuration Health Check with Firmware and HMC Code Update Process

This marketing field requirement requests a fundamental changeto the way IBM delivers firmware and HMC code updates tocustomers. Currently warnings and specific details about theinstallation of a newly released firmware and HMC code areprovided th...
over 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under consideration

Add os license expiration as an optional column on list of partitions on the HMC

Add OS_license_expiration as an optional column available on the HMC list of partitions. See this link https://imgur.com/gEpL1ZO
17 days ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

HMC GUI, UAK expiration.

Suppose that my frame's UAK are about to expire in a few days. Suppose I'm working on something else that requires my attention. Suddenly I begin to receive popups telling me that UAK are about to expire. I have about 50 frames so I receive about ...
about 2 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

HMC GUI, LPM, Validate/Migrate, drop-down box to select frame

HMC GUI, LPM, Validate/Migrate, drop-down box to select frame This drop-down box has never been sorted. I have many frames so I'm always searching my frames in the list. Could you please sort this list ? This option is part of your development too...
about 2 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

Update certificate instructions to HMC V10

https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/power10?topic=tasks-manage-certificates is obsolete. Please update to a current version of HMC.
3 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

Partitions overview - identify the shared processor and memory pools assigned to the LPAR

Using multiple LPARS for testing ideas, then deactivating them, I am assigning LPARS to an "InactivePool" while they are powered off. I need to ensure that LPARs are all correctly assigned before activation to avoid license warnings and keep me le...
6 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted