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Hardware Management Console

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Add automatic vNIC physical adapter selection redundancy to LPMs

When we use the HMC or LPM Tool to LPM LPARs with vNICs it will sometimes give the Primary and backup SR-IOV Logical to the same physical adapter. This removes the redundancy. The source logical ports are on different adapters but after LPMing the...
about 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Planned for future release

Ability to save console logs on a linux virtual terminal/console

Provide ability to retain/save console logs (hvc0) on a linux console terminal (vtmenu)
about 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

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

From: aix_support@ecurep.ibm.com [mailto:aix_support@ecurep.ibm.com] Sent: Tuesday, 7 May 2019 12:53 AMTo: Balamurugan ViswanathanCc: Abhijit Debnath2; Madhubabu Singamala1; Roshan Naran; Shine Ouseph; Westpac Gd Vio India; Bhati, Kuldeep; Nepomuc...
about 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 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...
about 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under 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.
about 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

TS002037047

HMC Test Call home is not a complete testWhen doing a test call home against the HMC a Problem number gets created and then a PMH should be supplied by the support center. The problems we are seeing is when no PMH is returned this are no alerts le...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Future consideration

"Learn more" link in "Transmit Service Information" window of the HMC is incomplete

Customer is trying to send all kind of data to IBM, but it is unclear, when the send button is pushed, that the data is really uploaded to IBM. He want to know more and see the "learn more" option" but notice this is less and incomplete informatio...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

CMC to display available and used ECOD processor days

Several of my customers extensively use Elastic Capacity on Demand on/off processor days for general usage on E880C Enterprise servers configured with eight permanently active of 192 core E880C systems. They experience a challenge in monitoring th...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Planned for future release

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

RAID Rebuild Status on HMC

After a defective disk has been replaced, the HMC user cannot see the status or progress of the RAID rebuilt. Only "lshmc -h" is available, to see the following status "degraded | n/a | enabled".However, this is essential for the further use of th...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Planned for future release