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Hardware Management Console

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Integrate Configuration Health Check with Firmware and HMC Code Update Process

This marketing field requirement requests a fundamental changeto the way IBM delivers firmware and HMC code updates tocustomers. Currently warnings and specific details about theinstallation of a newly released firmware and HMC code areprovided th...
over 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under consideration

Add OS version compatibility to LPM verification check process

LPM passed verification, LPAR successfully migrated, however, the OS version running in the LPAR was AIX 5.3, which is not supported on the target frame ( Power8 E870). Partition was non-functional, and had to be manually recovered back to the sou...
about 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

VMWare TOOLS HMC

We need the vm TOOLS in HMC appliance to shutdown guest on VCenter and compatibility to work with Backup Systems.
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under consideration

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 shared processor pool to partition table view

Add the shared processor pool that partitions are in as a column option on the partition list table view. This would make it much easier to manage multiple shared processor pools. The information appears in HMC scanner, but that's a lot of effort ...
over 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future 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...
almost 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Planned for future release

Dual HMC configuratrion with managed servers across two networked sites.

We have two HMC's in two separate sites. They managing the same managed systems as a dual-hmc configuration. The managed systems are also split across the two sites. Calls home for systems can be a challenge for support reps to correctly place the...
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Not under 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...
over 3 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

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