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Hardware Management Console

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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.
about 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.
over 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...
almost 6 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...
almost 6 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 ...
about 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 ...
about 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

HMC remore GUI

Remote GUI to HMC tries to reach https://ibm.com. 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.
about 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Planned for future release

Open software support calls from HMC

HMC is used to manage power systems and have ability to create requests in Hardware Support.The Customer from mentioned PMR have request to have possibility to open PMRs in software support from HMC, not automatically but manualy as well
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

Create Iso Admin only function from HMC

Add the ability to just have the ability from the HMC interface to the VioServer to allow a user to manage Iso images add / delete them and assign them to partitions. Currently users with that capability can see all storage npiv, vscsi, disks, sto...
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Future consideration

Ability to see a list of active LPARs before proceeding with a disruptive firmware upgrade from HMC

GEICO recently upgraded firmware on a number of E850s. They accidentally upgraded a Production node during working hours instead of a Test Server. They would like HMC to give them a warning message about which LPARs are currently active on the ser...
almost 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Planned for future release