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This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM Power Systems products, including IBM i. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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Hardware Management Console

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Option to change syslog port on HMC

The default syslog port on HMC is 514. Why it is useful: Customer (major bank) policy, the central syslog server do not work with ports under 1024 How it should work: an option of HMC's chhmc command.
7 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

Is there any option to sort the managed systems on HMC

Changing managed systems sequence on HMC
7 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

Command to fetch VPD

Recently, after server firmware update, when the server was power cycled, it didn't came back up and the support team asked to upload the dumps from HMC. It was a production server and the timeline was very tight. So, now the client wants to get t...
7 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

Keyboard using BMC -- KVM : additional languages

Hello IBM, when using the KVM within OpenBMC Gui, US keyboard is default and no way to change the setting. The idea is to support other keyboard settings too. It would be easiest if the settings of the HMC regarding language and keyboard are taken...
8 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

HMC V10R2 - Serviceable events icon panel shows past closed events as open

Hi, We are currently running V10R2M1040. Like very much the new UI after upgrading from V9. Have noticed a few 'quirks' though, one being the following: When clicking on the spanner icon in the top right of the header, it opens the Serviceable eve...
12 months ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Is a defect

Create specific and restricted permissions to run run lsmemopt/ optmem commands on all frames

Create specific and restricted permissions to run lsmemopt/ optmem commands on all frames. Actually, user shall have activate partition to run these commands. We would like separate activate partition from running lsmemopt/ optmem commands on all ...
about 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Under review

Allow install of client CA certificates to the HMC to allow SSL proxy functionality.

Many organizations use proxy servers to control/manage external traffic. Some of these (Palo Alto Networks, for one) create a man-in-the-middle certificate so that SSL traffic can be proxied the same way as HTTP traffic. An example of this activit...
about 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

warning in advance before making chaanges that will disable profile sync

Profile sync is a very helpful feature so it would be nice if when making changes that will disable the feature we could get a warning pop-up when pressing save saying something like "saving this config will disable profile synchronization" in the...
over 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

Offer Windows USB recovery media tool for the HMC

IBM only offer a Linux method of creating a USB bootable recovery image for the HMC (https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6454883). It would be good to have a media creation tool for Windows which can take the ISO recovery image and format the U...
over 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

lslogon: extend attributes "Running Tasks, Access Location, Notes" like in UI

lslogon useful for script automation therefor same attributes like in UI would be more consistent.
almost 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration