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Hardware Management Console

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Have the ability to change the login retries and if possible the suspended time of users.

The default login retries for a user are 3 and then they are suspended for 5 minutes then the lock is released again. These settings do not meet our security standards. We would like to have ability to change the login retries and if possible the ...
almost 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Planned for future release

command lind and REST API for Tasks Log

HMC GUI "Tasks Log" is a great tool to show who and what changed on specific system. Unfortunately the information is not available from CLI or API.
almost 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Future consideration

Trigger NPIV disk config validation for LPM from HMC GUI

Validation of NPIV disk level configuration for LPM is described here -- (https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/wikis/home?lang=en#!/wiki/Power%20Systems/page/NPIV%20storage%20validation%20options%20for%20Live%20Partition%20Mobility) Curren...
almost 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

put back the MOVE resource fuction on the HMC

The new versions with the Enhanced version of the HMC do not have a MOVE function. a move can be accomplished but it is not a straight forward operation like it was on the classic version of the HMC
almost 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Not under consideration

Allowed to access python on HMC through the CLI

Allow access to python on the HMC. We would like to use our ansible server to automate certain tasks on the HMC. From the CLI it looks like I cant access it when I run python --version. It seems to be out there ls -l /bin/python*lrwxrwxrwx 1 root ...
almost 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under consideration

Group Tags lost during LPM

HMC Group Tags are lost whenever an LPAR is migrated from one system to another. We use these tags to identify the workload and we have to re-create the tags every time we do LPM on the LPARs.
almost 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Planned for future release

HMC DLPAR for unneeded/unwanted vhost adapters

The HMC V9 no longer features DLPAR operations for deleting unneeded/unwanted vhosts,
almost 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under consideration

HMC Power Down frame option

When powering down the frame from the HMC, there is an insufficient and often confusing process that can lead to serious issues. When power down is selected, a pop-pup is displayed that gives a user an option to confirm or cancel the process. In a...
almost 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 4 Not under consideration

vHMC Hard Drive Allocation

would like the vHMC 8.8.7 sp1 to install with a much smaller HDD. 500GB default is too much for our environment.
about 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 4 Not under consideration

Prevent reboot of frame while any LPAR is active

It is good to "Prevent the frame power off if any LPAR is active/running".As of now we are receiving an alert but still we need to get alternate prevention.
about 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration