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Cloud Management Console

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CMC to support dual HMC

Currently we can add two HMC for a power hardware, but i guess it actively uses only one. As soon as the active hmc gets disconnects or frame-hmc connection fails, CMC dont display frame(systems) information all over the place. primarly PEP2 appli...
9 months ago in Cloud Management Console 2 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 ...
almost 3 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.
over 1 year ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Future consideration

Alerting by email when threshold is exceeded

Hello, In the Capacity Monitoring settings, we can set thresholds But when a threshold il exceeded, it appears in red in the interface but no alert is sent by email. We would like to be able to receive this alert by email Cordialy François Maliverney
4 months ago in Cloud Management Console 1 Future consideration

Enterprise Pools 2.0 access for non-admin users

I would like to enable Enterprise Pools 2.0 app to non-admin users. If you create a new non-admin user and access Edit User panel, Enterprise Pools 2.0 app enablement button is grayed out. The popup message says "Only Admin users can access Enterp...
about 1 year ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Future consideration

IP adresses shall not be collected from client HMC

For security considerations, LPAR name and IP's adress shall not be collected from client HMC's. That's informations not needed on CMC and are very critical for client, only id of LPAR and frame name can be used.
4 months ago in Cloud Management Console 1 Planned for future release

Ability to have minute level data for a larger time period exportable to excel

We are currently very limited in downloading the required minute level data for days or a larger period of time. Aggregation to hours level data wasn't of much help for an environment of intense utilization specially when we want to look at peak u...
7 months 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...
about 2 years ago in Cloud Management Console 0 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.
over 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.
over 1 year ago in Cloud Management Console 5 Needs more information