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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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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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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.
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under consideration

Require MIB file for HMC

Hardware PMR #P491XWJ, They are directed to raise request here. We have configured in HMCs to send all the traps to 2 SNMP Monitoring CA Servers to monitor the alerts by Command Centre. Then, They will create Incident to Unix team and inform accor...
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 4 Not under consideration

IT department : Jose Carlos Alves

we need to change the MTU from 1500 to 1450 in our DR HMC ( external network) and also this HMC is connect internally and locally to a p770 p7+ (FSP2) in DR site and also to a 2x E870 production servers in production site (FSP2 ports), my be we ne...
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future 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.
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under consideration

Dual HMC configuratrion with managed servers across two networked sites.

We have two HMC's in two separate sites. They managing the same managed systems as a dual-hmc configuration. The managed systems are also split across the two sites. Calls home for systems can be a challenge for support reps to correctly place the...
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Not under consideration

HMC offload

vHMC unable to offload problem data to USB.
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Planned for future release

Open software support calls from HMC

HMC is used to manage power systems and have ability to create requests in Hardware Support.The Customer from mentioned PMR have request to have possibility to open PMRs in software support from HMC, not automatically but manualy as well
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

VIO Maintenance and Check modes in HMC

Almost every customer, I've seen in the field, has some sort of scripts to check status of paths on the client LPARs and SEAs on VIO, and switch them off during maintenance (e.g. VIOS update). The usual way, a customer does VIO maintenance, is:1. ...
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 4 Planned for future release

Create Iso Admin only function from HMC

Add the ability to just have the ability from the HMC interface to the VioServer to allow a user to manage Iso images add / delete them and assign them to partitions. Currently users with that capability can see all storage npiv, vscsi, disks, sto...
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Future consideration

Adapter Microcode Update API

Please provide a unified automated way to update device microcode instead of our current process of manually removing/unmapping. Would like a HMC API or something like that, that can simply update adapter microcode with out user have to work on a ...
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration