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Hardware Management Console

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common commands for HMC

I understand the HMC platform being an appliance, but, sometimes we want to process the results of the output from the HMC on the HMC rather than outside for performance reasons. We would like to have some of the more common commands available , l...
almost 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Not under consideration

Add option to save expanded column width on All Systems.

It would be nice to be able to expand the All Systems column to fit the space required to see the full name of the frame and save it. This is also important for various size monitors. Apparently the save user preferences does not save this setting.
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

Checking power consumption of a server from log or via command

Checking power consumption of a server from log or via command. Currently, we have an option to check a particular server power consumption from the PDU ( if connected separately) or from the outside cables using a meter. This needs a personal vis...
about 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Needs more information

Filter vtmenu's list of Managed Systems

The list of managed systems shown in vtmenu contains systems from both the primary and secondary sites.During the DR testing exercise at the secondary site there is the possibility of a production managed system being selected by mistake.The reque...
over 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

HMC Security Concern with initial login screen

The TSA (Transportation Safety Administration) customer has advised that their Security Team would like to have the initial login screen modified in the HMC code to the remove the information displayed which indicates the number of managed systems...
over 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 5 Planned for future release

TS002037047

HMC Test Call home is not a complete testWhen doing a test call home against the HMC a Problem number gets created and then a PMH should be supplied by the support center. The problems we are seeing is when no PMH is returned this are no alerts le...
about 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Future consideration

need to setup monthly backup of HMC configuration data and partition configuration data to be transfered to remote server

Hi Team,Hi Team,As a customer requiremnet,We need to setup monthly backup of HMC configuration data and partition configuration data to be transferred to remote server.Kindly help us to setup this.
over 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under consideration

HMC BMC Port Password Management

We need to configure LDAP to manage our BMC Port login on PowerHMC. This is an audit issue and hence I had opened S/W ( TS003831906 ) and H/W call ( 75254,L6Q,000 ). Its been a long time without any resolution. I tried to configure LDAP from the B...
over 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

HMC - PEP XML Preview

We use Power Enterprise Pools extensively. We have found that the XML provided by IBM after a resource purchase is not always correct and adversely affects our running POWER servers.
about 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Future consideration

lslogon: extend attributes "Running Tasks, Access Location, Notes" like in UI

lslogon useful for script automation therefor same attributes like in UI would be more consistent.
almost 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration