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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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Cloud Management Console

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Better support for RMC and Novalink

Currently, firmware updates rely on an RMC connection between the HMC and the individual AIX/Linux partitions. Also, Cloud Management Console relies on an RMC connection to the individual partitions to obtain some of its data. We would like Novali...
over 3 years ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Future consideration

CMC Cloud connector stale HMC alerting

Right now, there is no alerting possible for stale HMC's cloud connector status from CMC. Would be great to have possibility receive notification about stale HMC's.
11 months ago in Cloud Management Console 1 Submitted

PEP 2.0 Delete Pool 2FA

Currently, a PEP 2.0 pool can be deleted with a single click of a button and an acknowledgement. I would suggest to add a 2FA (2nd factor authentication via email etc) before any pool can be deleted to eliminate the chance of a mistake.
11 months ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Submitted

Need to see percentage of AIX,VIOS,SLES,RH in overview Cores/Memory in hours/Days etc

In EP 2.0 overwiew Core Usage Total usage (In Average) and Memory Usage Total Usage (Average TB) for hours,days etc. i want to see the percentage of each section e.g. AIX,VIOS,SLES;RH ) see also attached graphic
11 months ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Submitted

Enterprise Pools 2.0 access for non-admin users

I would like to enable Enterprise Pools 2.0 app to non-admin users. If you create a new non-admin user and access Edit User panel, Enterprise Pools 2.0 app enablement button is grayed out. The popup message says "Only Admin users can access Enterp...
about 2 years ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Future consideration

CMC to support dual HMC

Currently we can add two HMC for a power hardware, but i guess it actively uses only one. As soon as the active hmc gets disconnects or frame-hmc connection fails, CMC dont display frame(systems) information all over the place. primarly PEP2 appli...
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Management Console 3 Needs more information

PEP 2.0 - Ability to disable/offline resources(CPU/Memory)

Currently PEP 2.0 activates all installed resources. This creates lot of issues with our capacity management, performance monitoring and high availability. Please have an option to disable specific number of CPU and memory on the frame.
over 3 years ago in Cloud Management Console 4 Under review

Add UI presentation page for power consumption showing all or selected servers

Better overview if all systems power usage is presented (or selected group of servers) in one page instead of going to each system and show only htat system. Less time spent for admin to check each system power usage one at a time.
10 months ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Submitted

Ability to have minute level data for a larger time period exportable to excel

We are currently very limited in downloading the required minute level data for days or a larger period of time. Aggregation to hours level data wasn't of much help for an environment of intense utilization specially when we want to look at peak u...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Future consideration

"Shared Processor Pools Thresholds" sitting at the bottom of CM settings page is unusable due to dropdown box being cut off by the browser border.

"Shared Processor Pools Thresholds" dropdown box, especially when you have multiple MSPPs, does not fit into the small space at the bottom of the page and it is cut off, leaves rather very narrow space to work with. If you try to scroll the page, ...
5 months ago in Cloud Management Console 0 Submitted