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Hardware Management Console

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HMC bonding of private LAN

I would like to be able to team the private LAN as well as the public LAN on the HMC. Now that the HMC supports bonding, I'm not sure why it doesn't work for the private LAN to the managed node FSPs.
almost 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Not under consideration

Add OS version compatibility to LPM verification check process

LPM passed verification, LPAR successfully migrated, however, the OS version running in the LPAR was AIX 5.3, which is not supported on the target frame ( Power8 E870). Partition was non-functional, and had to be manually recovered back to the sou...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

ADD ADAPTER and REMOVE would benefit if SYSTEM BUS NUMBER was shown

When moving Physical IO adapters from one partition to the other the SYSTEM BUS number and the Location Code of the adapter are the two pieces of information Clients use to Confirm they are moving the intended adapter. The SYSTEM BUS number is the...
about 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Planned for future release

Integrate Configuration Health Check with Firmware and HMC Code Update Process

This marketing field requirement requests a fundamental changeto the way IBM delivers firmware and HMC code updates tocustomers. Currently warnings and specific details about theinstallation of a newly released firmware and HMC code areprovided th...
almost 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under consideration

Dual HMC configuratrion with managed servers across two networked sites.

We have two HMC's in two separate sites. They managing the same managed systems as a dual-hmc configuration. The managed systems are also split across the two sites. Calls home for systems can be a challenge for support reps to correctly place the...
almost 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Not under consideration

Warn when booting VIO that has config problem with a virtual adapter

Currently if a VIO is booted and there's a config issue with a virtual adapter, the VIO will boot but no adapter will be created. The only way to see why this happened is to put a check mark in the 'adapter required for activation' box. This isn't...
over 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

As part of the IBM PMR - TS0022011993, need to add SNI functionality for HMC's

From: aix_support@ecurep.ibm.com [mailto:aix_support@ecurep.ibm.com] Sent: Tuesday, 7 May 2019 12:53 AMTo: Balamurugan ViswanathanCc: Abhijit Debnath2; Madhubabu Singamala1; Roshan Naran; Shine Ouseph; Westpac Gd Vio India; Bhati, Kuldeep; Nepomuc...
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

LPM test frame size

LPMs fail when interfaces have different frame sizes (normal -vs- jumbo), please add a check for network frame size as part of the LPM pre-move validation.
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

Remote 5250 Console - sort by LPAR name

when connecting to remote 5250 console, LPARs are sorted by Partition ID (numeric). On systems with a high number of LPARS (20+) it would be great if we have a sort function key to sort LPARs by a) ID, b) Name, c) Reference code
over 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

Default HMC console language selection

When connecting to a hardware management console via 5250 emulator console session, you must select your language option. (we always use option 21) It would be nice to have a feature to default to a preferred language selection.
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration