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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.
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 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...
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Planned for future release

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

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almost 5 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.
almost 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under 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.
about 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

Enable tunneling in the Enhanced GUI

With the addition of the Enh GUI, there is a redirect during login. This is causing the failure, and it's unfortunately a permanent restriction and does not work with tunnelinmg.This RFE is to have that functionality of tunneling enabled in the En...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

lack of AC power status in IBM Power servers

Hello. Please refer to PMH 74741,820,820 and RCMS 820,01DNGBS. In case of AC power failure, only loss of power is recorded in ASMI. Moreover, if two power supplies fail - only one failure is recorded at ASMI. When AC power comes back - there is no...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Under review

Power HMC User Interface

The browser interface to the Power HMC console has restrictions not clearly identified the various manuals, technotes, etc. For example, you cannot open a 5250 console session when using the browser interface. That option is dropped when the user ...
almost 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under consideration

VIOS upgrade using Enhanced+ HMC GUI

Enhanced+ HMC GUI has given a new option to create VSCSI drives without a need of logging into VIOS. If we can bring an option to upgrade/Update the VIOS without logging in using the HMC GUI it will reduce the workload of Customer and no separate ...
almost 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

HMC remore GUI

Remote GUI to HMC tries to reach My browser has no internet access, so proxy ist sending status 403 to my browser. But Browser don't stops to trie to connect to IBM. Our Network team is not very amused about that.
almost 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Planned for future release