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Add a "Run Now" option on an HMC scheduled task

As part of HMC patching it's good to take a backup before after so a recovery point is available. Where the HMC has a scheduled backup already defined it would be convenient to have a "Run now" option against the schedule entry in the GUI.
almost 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Planned for future release

CMC to display available and used ECOD processor days

Several of my customers extensively use Elastic Capacity on Demand on/off processor days for general usage on E880C Enterprise servers configured with eight permanently active of 192 core E880C systems. They experience a challenge in monitoring th...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Planned for future release

Enhance the AIX RBAC roles isso, so, and sa

The AIX RBAC roles isso, so, and sa have in Standard AIX a lot less rights than in Trusted AIX. It should be equal. At least for the components which are available on both AIX types.
over 1 year ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release

RSCT - Change to Communication Group formation over entirely uncommon subnets

When creating a RSCT "Peer Domain" cluster in a DR setup (2 Data Centers, multiple km apart), and with multiple Networks. It can happen that unwanted, or not working RSCT Communication Groups get created. It would be useful to have a capability to...
almost 2 years ago in AIX 3 Planned for future release

Add PGM parameter to Command Definition (CMD) command

On CRTCMD, PGM parameter defines the command processing program (CPP) for the command being created. Add this parameter to the CMD definition statement so the CPP can be coded within the command source. Today, the CPP must be specified each time t...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Languages - CL (Control Language) 2 Planned for future release

ACS 5250 Screen History Archive enhancement: include /PLUGIN to convert images to folder

Screenshots are an important part of audit evidence and defense for internal and compliance audits, as well as step by step procedural trainingThe ability to export images from screen history archive is already a very useful tool for supporting th...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Planned for future release

Task in Scheduled Operations to Schedule an HMC Reboot

We have numerous frames attached to an HMC. IBM recommends rebooting the HMC monthly to quarterly. We would like to schedule a reboot in 'Scheduled Operations'.
10 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Planned for future release

CLI command to list LPAR description and Group tags

HMC V10R1 GUI allows you to define LPAR/VM description and group tags. This is wonderful feature specially on a multi-tenancy system. However, there is no CLI command to list this information. We use the CLI command for ease of reporting.
about 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Planned for future release

Power10 eBMC systems : Add CLI Command to change Access Password

Using case # TS013244866 as a reference. For a Brand NEW eBMC Power10 Frame , with nothing on it, just freshly cabled up and in that state you have to enter a password and then setup the VMI. That's the password I was told cannot be done via CLI, ...
about 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Planned for future release

IBM i ACS Data transfer should use type GRAPHIC instead of CHAR

We are using the "Data transfer" tool in IBM i Access Client Solutions to import data from Excel. In the dialogue "Create IBM i Database File" we use the "Start Scan" Button to determine the data layout of the spreadsheet which should be imported....
2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Planned for future release