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Cloud Management Console

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Showing HMC NUMA Scoring in CMC

For customer it would be helpful to the Per LPAR the NUMA Scoring form HMC also in the CMC
about 2 years ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Future consideration

CMC EP2.0 theme

CMC runs one theme/colors in all menus/areas except for EP2.0. The colors in EP2.0 does not provide a good contrast and therefor a bad experience.
about 1 year ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Future consideration

EPP 2.0 subpools

Today only one single Enterprise Pool is possible. We want to divide a pool into subpools, for example for different subsidiaries or departments. It should be possible to share the base resources across all systems, but people should only be able ...
over 2 years ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Future consideration

Better support for RMC and Novalink

Currently, firmware updates rely on an RMC connection between the HMC and the individual AIX/Linux partitions. Also, Cloud Management Console relies on an RMC connection to the individual partitions to obtain some of its data. We would like Novali...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Future consideration

CMC, diiferent levels of update warnings

Enhance CMC patchplanning with more values then just red.
9 months ago in Cloud Management Console 1 Future consideration

PEP 2.0 - Ability to disable/offline resources(CPU/Memory)

Currently PEP 2.0 activates all installed resources. This creates lot of issues with our capacity management, performance monitoring and high availability. Please have an option to disable specific number of CPU and memory on the frame.
about 2 years ago in Cloud Management Console 4 Under review

PEP 2.0 Support for Novalink/CMC

Request to enhance MCM to support Novalink with PEP 2.0 capacity Credits.
12 months ago in Cloud Management Console 5 Needs more information

Add threshold notification for EP 2.0 pool base core usage

In the CMC, We want have an option to set threshold (to be notified) for the total base activations consumption.Say If I have 100 Any/OS activations, I want to be notified when consumption reaches 75 cores.
over 1 year ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Future consideration

PEP 2.0 - Masking or translating the SystemName/LPAR name

To be able to use PEP 2.0 in security sensitive environments. It is necessary to mask or rename the SystemNames and the LPAR names. To review the collected data by the customer it is needed that the rename logic can be defined by the customer.
over 1 year ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Future consideration

Add HMC to CMC overview for systems

Please add all types of HMC (Physical and virtual) to the CMC in the overview of systems
over 2 years ago in Cloud Management Console 2 Planned for future release