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Hardware Management Console

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create easy HMC update process

When selecting HMC management / updates, user must manually enter IBM FTP server data and select last image.Please change the update process for a mostly "automated" process including (if possible) a downtime estimate prior to updateing.Also the l...
over 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Future consideration

Provisioning LPAR ID in GUI screen during LPM process

We just completed our test system migration using the GUI LPM. It was smooth as [Deleted] and worked like charm. One major drawback. The partition ID changed and not under our control. Thus new partition on target system comes up with random Lpar ...
over 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

HMC V9 GUI Physical IO adapters firmware level display field

Currently with HMC V9 GUI, there is no way to display Physical IO adapters firmware levels, This can be added as an additional filed view under the server Physical IO adapters View.
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Future 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, ...
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

HMC should be enabled to use NTP slew mode

NTP can be configured to slew the clock. When slewing the clock the time on the system is incremented slower until the system clock is in sync with the time on the reference system.
over 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

HMC Key Length of Self Signed Certificates

According to our information, at the moment and on the latest HMC version (V9R2M950) the key length of self signed certificates is fix and 2048 Bit (RSA) and 256 Bit (ECC), respectively
almost 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

Possibility to store SSH key file in HMC user profile

Please create a possibility to store a SSH key file (id_rsa.pub) in the HMC user profile. Adding the key via SSH always causes problems on the HMC and takes several attempts until it finally works. In IBM storage systems it is also possible and wo...
about 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 4 Future consideration

Comment item per profile for LPAR

Would be nice to have a comment field for each profile per lpar so customer can add text for the profile about config, dates of changing , change history etc.
over 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Future consideration

Add pedbg collection option to the Enhanced GUI

Customer want to have an option in the Enhanced GUI to collect a pedbg and off load this to a remote server or a callhome server.
over 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

HMC API Json support

It's important that HMC API support Json format.We would like use HMC API and integrate them on our API systems.
over 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration