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Hardware Management Console

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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

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 ...
almost 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Not under consideration

DLPAR "move" adapter option in Enhanced HMC GUI

System: Enhanced HMC GUIActor: DLPAR physical adapter Desc: DLPAR is used to dynamically move a physical adapter from one LPAR to another. In the Classic GUI, this option could be initiated from the current LPAR that the adapter was allocated to, ...
almost 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future 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.
almost 7 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.
almost 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

Ability to see a list of active LPARs before proceeding with a disruptive firmware upgrade from HMC

GEICO recently upgraded firmware on a number of E850s. They accidentally upgraded a Production node during working hours instead of a Test Server. They would like HMC to give them a warning message about which LPARs are currently active on the ser...
almost 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Planned for future release