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HMC - Check network setting before checking for system LIC upgrades
when checking for Power server LIC upgrades, HMC reported "No updates available on IBM Service web site". As we upgraded a different server on an other HMC there was some confusion.After some checking we found the HMC DNS/IP routing settings were ...
Time is vital in problem analysis. For this reason on LPAR level in the HMC you are able to check the box for "Enable Time Reference". According to the helptext: "Select this option to synchronize the time-of-day clocks for the source and destinat...
HMC Enhanced+ GUI automates the process of managing client FC adapters. I only have to create adapter on client side - and HMC automatically creates adapter on VIOS side, maps to correct physical adapter. On VIOS side the only way to manage virtua...
HMC Events to include more alerts logs in HMC management.
In HMC view management console events, It does not displays complete logs. If any Lpar resources moved dynamically between Lpar's then those messages are not displayed in HMC events. Also there are messages displayed with timestamp for hscroot pro...
Creating SSP Logical Unit while partition inactive
Using the HMC 8.8.5 Enhanced GUI for creating a new SSP LU mapping to existing vhost Adapters (redundant on two VIOS) I got an error. Obviously the reason was that the LPAR was turned off. But the message does not mention anything about it. Messag...
HMC to generate alert email when UAK fails to be retrieved from IBM
If an HMC sends a request for new UAK (chsvcinfo) and IBM does not have record of an active entitlement, currently the process fails quietly. The only notification in an entry in the HMC event log. This failure is more significant than that, so sh...
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