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Hardware Management Console

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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 ...
almost 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 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...
almost 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Planned for future release

Redesign HMC welcome text to be unformatted or allow HTML tags

The HMC welcome text is automatically reformatted in the HMC web interface and does not met the layout conform the input file. This RFE propose a redesign of the HMC web user interface to allow: - Create a button to allow unformatted text so the l...
over 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

Need to have an option to check SRIOV physical port MAC address when it is used in shared mode

There should be an option to check SRIOV physical port MAC address when the adapter is used in shared mode. For now, HMC GUI list the physical port MAC address only if the frame is powered on with hardware discovery otherwise there is no way to fi...
almost 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

bkprofdata archive option NFS

Add archive option NFS for bkprofdata.
about 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

reduce caching which might result in "config has been changed by other operation" message

this might be worth a ticket, but also can be caused be framework: in about 25% of the cases i work with system or LPAR properties, the attached message (German: "Die Konfiguration wurde durch eine andere Operation geändert. Aktualisieren Sie die ...
about 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 6 Not under consideration

Add multiple FRU replacement

Option to remove multiple FRU in in HMC GUI but, when clicking "Launch Procedure", HSCS0346 returns and my whole process is ignored. This should allow me to do so, as the GUI allows me to select multiple FRUs
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

HMC (CLI): lpar_netboot ipV6 ping test

xreeb000@ZHMC1000:~> chsyscfg -r prof -m BVIO0025 -i "name=normal,lpar_name=VLANTEST,virtual_eth_adapters=2/0/1351//0/1/ETHERNET0" xreeb000@ZHMC1000:~> lpar_netboot -M -A -n -T off -t ent -D -s auto -d auto -S 172.30.51.1 -G 172.30.51.1 -C 1...
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

Unrestricted access in HMC for debugging

HMC provides only a restricted. This makes us depend on IBM for most issues with a expensive turnaround time of 1 day. IBM provides pesh access again it takes time. The restricted shell makes it difficult to debug even simple issues regarding netw...
almost 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

Manage Data Replication. Allow individual profiles to be sync or not sync

Using Enhanced GUI Under Configure Customize Data Replication, Local Customizable Data Change Warnings, User Profiles Data. The only option is to sync all User Profiles. If we didn't want to sync hscroot or if we only add one user we don't have th...
about 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration