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Hardware Management Console

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IBM development took away the ability to dynamically add a vSCSI to a VIOS. We need that feature put back!

IBM development took away the ability to dynamically add a vSCSI to a VIOS. We need that feature put back!
about 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 5 Not under consideration

Better LDAP integration in the HMC

We tried to use LDAP Remote User Management as authentication for the HMC.Unfortunately the way the attribute for the task role is implemented is not practical.It has to be possible to give a "cn" in a specified "ou" to look for the task role and ...
about 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

Let's Encrypt support for HMC

Add Let's Encrypt integration to HMC code to automate the security certificate management on these appliances. For clarity, more details about Let's Encrypt athttps://letsencrypt.org/about/
about 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future 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.
about 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Not under consideration

Method to check uptime on lpar:s

We want to find out if a method to check uptime on many (100:s) of SLES partitions could be implemented in the HMC. Basically performing the #uptime command and cathing the output for all of them. An alternative is of course to script it and doing...
about 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Planned for future release

Improvement of snap file output procedure on Power/AIX

For HW log analysis of Power systems, a snap file is necessary on AIX, but file output with root authority is necessary. That's a problem from a security point of view.On the DS8000 series of High-End Storage products, although detailed log files ...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future 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

HMC

The word Hardware Management Console does not have an very active role when working with an UPS.
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 6 Under review

Adapter Microcode Update API

Please provide a unified automated way to update device microcode instead of our current process of manually removing/unmapping. Would like a HMC API or something like that, that can simply update adapter microcode with out user have to work on a ...
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

HMC: issues with pedbg file

When creating pedbg file, bash history for all users is collected. This is not documented in https://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg3T1025006 as transmitted data. In addition, pedbg file is not encrypted.
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration