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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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Hardware Management Console

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Bring back Pins Pane in HMC V10!

We use the Pins Pane on a regular basis. It's very useful to group resources and easily access them in the quickest way possible. For some reason this feature was removed in HMC V10. Now customers can no longer take advantage of this time saving f...
over 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 5 Future consideration

HMC simple linux diag-commands for rsh-shell

make simple Linux diag-commands like "top", "lscpu", "lsmem", "mvcli" etc. available on HMC-rsh-shell.
almost 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

HMC GUI Limitation

When we are using multiple Vswitches in the POWER H/W frames, HMC GUI is not detecting any Vswitch other than the Default Vswitch "ETHERNET0”(During the LPM activity ) . This issue creates lot of problems if we use HMC GUI for the LPM activities. ...
almost 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

The power consumption per LPAR (memory, CPU) should be visible in the HMC.

The power consumption per LPAR (memory, CPU) should be visible in the HMC. This should also be available for the entire managed system. The energy costs calculated down to the work performed is becoming increasingly important for customers when th...
5 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

HMC - Turn OFF/ON attention led is not working for user with role other then hmcsuperadmin

System: Hardware Management Console Actor: Server Administrator Description: Administrator use HMC to managed Server and perform task on VIOS system from HMC console.HMC allow to change attention led status (turn on / off) also HMC allow to execut...
over 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Planned for future release

1040 dashboard improvement: Resource summary : partitions deactivated instead of warning

1040 dashboard design changed required to improve user experience: under Resource summary ; remove deactivated partitions from the warning counter. Or even better let the deactivated partions have a unique counter: i.e. "inactive".
8 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Planned for future release

Need maintenance mode for SR_IOV FW Updates

we have several SR-IOV config running - SR-IOV native with NIB, vNIC Failover, VF for a SEA etc.When want to do a FW update for the SR-IOV card we need to do a lot of manual things like vNIC failover activation or NIB switching etc because today w...
about 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

Emergency pedbg package

Since the pedbg package it growing with the new HMC versions and with new features it can be up to 7 GB file size. When a customer is having a managed system or partition issue that affects his production, there is no need for information that is ...
over 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

Need maintenance mode switch for Power Server at HMC

When doing installation of new Power Server or HW Maintenance or FW Updates etc. it happens very often that the HMC is producing a call home to IBM. This is very true when installing a new power Server and HMC are connected to FSP /eBMC. But these...
over 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Under review

Show VLAN amount per vAdapter when creating new virtual networks in HMC GUI

Show VLAN amount per vAdapter when creating new virtual networks in HMC GUI
over 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Planned for future release