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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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VMWare TOOLS HMC

We need the vm TOOLS in HMC appliance to shutdown guest on VCenter and compatibility to work with Backup Systems.
almost 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under consideration

support for multiple PCM Dashboard

remote and HMC session disconnects during ios restoration/migration which results in abnormal job termination thus delaying the project.
about 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under consideration

SSL certificate enhancements

Please provide supported for wildcard(subject alternative name) certificates imports. This would mean being able to import a CA and Cert chain without producing an initial CR. Large enterprises utilize domain level certificates to manage multiple ...
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Not under consideration

CLI interfcae to update/replace self-signed certificate

Create a way to update/replcae the self-signed certificate with a new certificate via the command line.CLI interfaces to create a CSR (certificate signing request), and then to import a new certificate.
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Not under consideration

HMC - Permit use of IMM for power operations and remote console

HMCs current ship with an IMM, but customers are told not to use them. We would like the IMM to be a supported feature and would additionally like the "remote control" (virtual KVM) feature to be enabled.
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

Option for loading new/different profile on next/unplanned IPL

HMC should provide an option, where one can select a certain profile to be loaded on next reboot (which can be triggered manually or by a system crash)
almost 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 5 Not under consideration

Enhance VPN proxy function for HMC

1) We know the HMC does not allow the user to modify the VPN properties from PMR discussion * David Dilling & Nguyen Nguyen )2) HSBC needs to somehow route VPN traffic like this below. I used the term "VPN proxy" but really it can just be a no...
about 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

Several warnings when shutting down a Power-System

When a LPAR is selected on a Power-system, the selected Hardware (Power-system) is still active to operations, like "Power Off".In our unit, it happened twice that the operator wanted to shutdown a LPAR, and unfortunately shut down the whole syste...
over 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 4 Not under consideration

No warning for Callhome possible for vHMC products it self

vHMC version 8.8.4 and 8.8.5 Customer uses the callhome wizard in the vHMC (Virtual HMC) when installing this product.At the end of the wizard, he gets a possibility to run a test event. This event hangs for ever, as this vHMC is not allowed to do...
over 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Is a defect

"Change User Interface Settings? option is available only in classic GUI, can we have it in Enhanced GUI?

The web page https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/HW4M4/p8ha1/changeuserinterfacesettings.htm says he can customize the user interface settings. He would like to change the default views to this above, using Enhanced GUI with V9.
over 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration