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Hardware Management Console

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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 ...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under consideration

HMC Enhanced UI lacking client slot ID option for vSCSI adapters

The enhanced UI in the HMC is lacking the ability to choose a slot id for the client vSCSI adapter and forces the next available slot id on the client LPAR which may vary from LPAR to LPAR. This is not the case with the classic UI where you have f...
almost 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Not under consideration

HMC offload

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

Predefining one LPM-network for LPM-validation in HMC UI

Before performaning an LPM (validation) over HMC UI, one shell be able to manually set the ONE network, over which the migration shell be performed.
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Future consideration

Notes in HMC

Add a field to edit in LPAR view.
almost 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under consideration

Snapshot procedure to backup the vHMC

Procedure to backup the vHMC with vm' snapshot.
over 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under consideration

Create HMC TASK that assigns only HSCROOT password change to a custom role

Have the ability to create a custom role and assign a TASK to it that only allows selected role to have the privilege of changing hsroot password.
over 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 5 Future consideration

vHMC SRC E212E114

We have error code E212E114 in the HMC.we control the HMC regularly and we should not have to "normal errors"
over 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Is a defect

HMC Enh+ GUI and VIOS allowing duplicate SSP LU name

After attempting to create an LU and getting a generic failure, he checked by the HMC GUI at the Pool / Tier level if there was a LU created and no new LU SSP2T_D1 (LU name) was found. Because of the unclear message and the hint to try the procedu...
over 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

Allow HMC profile change to edit WWPN on virtual fiber channel adapters

We have attached a couple of Data Domain 2500's to a group of Power 8's. The wrong WWPN's are stored in the existing lpar profile. There is no way to change the WWPN for the virtual fiber channel adapter using the HMC GUI. You have to follow the h...
over 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 5 Not under consideration