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Hardware Management Console

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Allow install of client CA certificates to the HMC to allow SSL proxy functionality.

Many organizations use proxy servers to control/manage external traffic. Some of these (Palo Alto Networks, for one) create a man-in-the-middle certificate so that SSL traffic can be proxied the same way as HTTP traffic. An example of this activit...
about 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 1 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 show Message IDs in all dialogs

currently creating some documentation / RFE. To show process of work for IBM to reproduce, we copy some dialogs. Some dialogs have a HSCF message ID, others don't.Would be great to include these message IDs in all dialogs so anyone can reproduce t...
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 5 Planned for future release

Option for creating vswitches in Enhanced+ HMC GUI

With recent migration to Enhanced+ GUI, we've lost the ability to create vswitches from GUI with no connected to HMC NIC We're creating them from HMC CLI with chhwres, but it would be far more intuitive to have an option to simply create an vswitc...
almost 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 4 Future consideration

add LACP mode bonding option to HMC

HMC allows only old-fashioned bond mode, but not the most commonly used LACP (802.ad) bond mode.Please add appropriate parameters to "chhmc -c netbond" and corresponding options in the HMC GUI.
over 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Planned for future release

Add an option to set the desired mode for the LinkAggregation in the templates while deploying

When using the HMC System Templates there is no option to correctly setup LACP (8023ad). There is no option to set the desired mode for the LinkAggregation in the templates before or while deploying The system will default to “standard” . During d...
about 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

updhmc -t ibmwebsite

For simplification reason it would make sense to have a repository type of "ibmwebsite" for updhmc(updhmc -t {ibmwebsite}as we already have it with updlic -r {ibmwebsite}
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Planned for future release

HMC Rest API - Additional metrics

Currently the HMC Rest API provides many metrics when a VM/LPAR is configured to use 'Shared Processors' - see attached file:• 'Metrics for LPAR using Shared Processors' But when a VM/LPAR is configured to use 'Dedicated Processors' these metrics ...
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 5 Not under consideration

HMC: Show partial processors

All Systems, RACK3,PartitionsTable View I clicked the icon off to the right to add Processor Allocated. However it only shows full processor allocations. Most of my lpars are subprocessor.I tried to use the export to export this list to a CSV but ...
almost 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Is a defect

DLPAR "move" adapter option in Enhanced HMC GUI

System: Enhanced HMC GUIActor: DLPAR physical adapter Desc: DLPAR is used to dynamically move a physical adapter from one LPAR to another. In the Classic GUI, this option could be initiated from the current LPAR that the adapter was allocated to, ...
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration