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Hardware Management Console

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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

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

migrlpar: add option to map port_vlan_id of virtual ethernet adapters to a different ID

When using the migrlpar HMC command to migrate an LPAR using LPM, it would be useful to have the option to map a vlan id to a different vlan id for the LPAR being migrated.
almost 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Not under consideration

Better Locale support in the HMC GUI

The locale support seems to have little impact in the GUI. Changing the default en_US.UTF-8 American English(UTF-8) to en_GB.UTF-8 British English(UTF-8) seemingly doesn't change anything. The date format on the task list is still MM-DD-YY rather ...
about 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

Allow chsvcevent to manually update pmh_num and/or comment

Modify chsvcevent to allow manual updating of pmh_num and/or custom field for tracking purposes.
over 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

Njmon plugin for PCM data from Power HMC

Nigel Griffiths developed a Njmon plug-in that interfaces with Linux and AIX partitions on Power Systems to automate the collection of metrics into InfluxDB and graphical representation using Grafana. I am requesting that he develop the same plugi...
over 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Not under consideration

remove user "anonymous" from BMC

remove user "anonymouse" from BMC. ." they are saying that the anonymous user is part of the design ( all though not in use ) " so why i am not able to delete this user. .We will have discussions because of this nonsense-useless-user on every secu...
over 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

Create a resource role in Cloud Management Console which only shows assigned lpar resources.lpar and not the managed system

Create a resource role in Cloud Management Console which only shows assigned lpar resources instead of the capacity and usage of the entire frame.
almost 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

HMC ESA / Call Home Setup using ALIAS instead of IP Address as SSL Proxy

System: HMCActor: Client needs additional feature Client is using HMC to manage Power Server with multiple AIX Partitions. Since this is a production server, they wanted to setup the ESA/Call home feature. Description:In the ESA / Call home setup,...
about 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

HMC replication for users is incomplete

Using data replication for users profiles copies user and password as well but misses to copy ssh keys.
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Future consideration