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Cloud Management Console

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PEP 2.0 Support for Novalink/CMC

Request to enhance MCM to support Novalink with PEP 2.0 capacity Credits.
about 1 year ago in Cloud Management Console 5 Needs more information

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.
over 1 year ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Future consideration

automatic reports out of CMC

it would be great to receive on a regular base (monthly) automically created reports out of CMC. 1) overview of core and memory usage2) overview of used credits
over 1 year ago in Cloud Management Console 3 Not under 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

Power Enterprise Pools 2.0 - Metered Usage Enhancements

Power Enterprise Pools 2.0 resource sharing and metered usage is a step-change for Power Systems private cloud adoption. To improve it further, more granular control and visibility is required at the host partition level. I'd like to request an en...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Management Console 6 Not under consideration

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.
almost 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...
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Future consideration

Cross Frames Shared Processor Pool via PEP

- Today PEP2.0 delivers capability to allow flexible usage of system resources (core, ram, OS) across frames. - Client evaluating PEP2.0 have expressed concern that with PEP induced flexibility, they lose control over DB/App software license usage...
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Management Console 1 Future consideration

CMC - Thresholds for used % of the Enterprise Pools base capacity

Within the CMC Enterprise Pools App we are missing a configurable threshold for used % of the Enterprise Pools base capacity. Because the base capacity is already paid and we want to make sure, that we get informed if we getting close to use credi...
about 2 years ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Future consideration

Want to have number of cores used and Memory in GB/TB used in CMC for PEP 2.x

In the history of CPU consumption i can only see under Minutes cumulated number of cores used but not for hours/days/Weeks/MonthIn the Memory overview i want to see the accumulated use in GB/TB per Pool and not the minutes or KB etc.
about 2 years ago in Cloud Management Console 2 Future consideration