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Hardware Management Console

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Stop selective SRCs in lower HMC models

One third of my HMCs are 7042-CR6's, which will not support anything newer than HMC 8.8.6. However, a subset of those HMCs are responsible for generating 17 PMRs in just the last month or so, almost all of them due to "too many files open" (an SRC...
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Not under consideration

Disable the NPS survey pop-up for specific users

Behavior seen in version V9R1M920 When loging into the HMC a popup is triggerd with a survey.The pop-up trigger is scheduled on a regular cadence according to the following schedule:1) 30 days after initial use by each user.2) 30 days after the in...
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Not under consideration

Ability to save console logs on a linux virtual terminal/console

Provide ability to retain/save console logs (hvc0) on a linux console terminal (vtmenu)
almost 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

Unrestricted access in HMC for debugging

HMC provides only a restricted. This makes us depend on IBM for most issues with a expensive turnaround time of 1 day. IBM provides pesh access again it takes time. The restricted shell makes it difficult to debug even simple issues regarding netw...
almost 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

LPM test frame size

LPMs fail when interfaces have different frame sizes (normal -vs- jumbo), please add a check for network frame size as part of the LPM pre-move validation.
almost 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

Default HMC console language selection

When connecting to a hardware management console via 5250 emulator console session, you must select your language option. (we always use option 21) It would be nice to have a feature to default to a preferred language selection.
almost 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

Add support for VLAN tagged packets in HMC V9

We're currently using vHMC x86 on VMWare Hypervisors to support Power9 hardware. Our network uses Q-Tagging for VLANs and our FSPs are currently unable to communicate with the HMC because of the Q-Tagging limitations.
about 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

If ROHA is used LPM should not change the "desired" value

See Salesforce Ticket TS001277889 In case of an LPM operation (if no other profile has been specified) the "current profile" is migrated to the target CEC. So ie. LPM operation changed the "Desired" value of the processing units. Per default this ...
about 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under consideration

ASMI Data collection from HMC CLI

We would like to be able to see ASMI logs directly from HMC CLI. For more details please check TS001639762.
about 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

HMC command output documentation

There is no official IBM document explaining the outputs for HMC commands. Therefore a customer must guess what HMC command output means or open a support ticket for an explanation.
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under consideration