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Hardware Management Console

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Disabled/Remove social media features on HMC splash page

On the HMC web splash/login page there is a sidebar on the left which links to IBM Social Media sites. Per the support ticket I opened, it is currently not possible to disable or change these social links.
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Future consideration

Improvement of snap file output procedure on Power/AIX

For HW log analysis of Power systems, a snap file is necessary on AIX, but file output with root authority is necessary. That's a problem from a security point of view.On the DS8000 series of High-End Storage products, although detailed log files ...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

HMC

The word Hardware Management Console does not have an very active role when working with an UPS.
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 6 Under review

Add support for VLAN tagged packets in HMC V9

We're currently using vHMC x86 on VMWare Hypervisors to support Power9 hardware. Our network uses Q-Tagging for VLANs and our FSPs are currently unable to communicate with the HMC because of the Q-Tagging limitations.
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

If ROHA is used LPM should not change the "desired" value

See Salesforce Ticket TS001277889 In case of an LPM operation (if no other profile has been specified) the "current profile" is migrated to the target CEC. So ie. LPM operation changed the "Desired" value of the processing units. Per default this ...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 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...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

ASMI Data collection from HMC CLI

We would like to be able to see ASMI logs directly from HMC CLI. For more details please check TS001639762.
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

HMC command output documentation

There is no official IBM document explaining the outputs for HMC commands. Therefore a customer must guess what HMC command output means or open a support ticket for an explanation.
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under consideration

"Change Licensed Internal Code" needs to verify that a given release is supported on the target system

Per FixCentral, AL710 and AL730 are the only two firmware releases for an 8233-E8B (and level 159 is the "end of the line" for release AL730). However, "Change Licensed Internal Code for the Current Release" reports that "There is a new upgrade re...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

ssr

The customer found they can't add the virtual adapter last Friday.The HMC called out the HMC could not visit the VIOS database.We asked the customer collected the pedbg,iqyy and the VIOSs' snap.Then we opened a PMH 57449,141,672.The tsg thought th...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 6 Not under consideration