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Hardware Management Console

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Add additional quick property request for SRC

We are looking a for a fast and easy way to get the SRC for a managed system and partition, currently the only way to extract the SRC is by requesting the information for the system or partition which reults in a 12K (approx) download to get 8 byt...
8 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

BMC inband local ID. User needs locked down

For 7063-CR2 HMCs, there requires a HMC-to-BMC Inband Communications Credentials to allow for periodic monitoring of hardware problem events and other management console functions .This is local user. By default, root account is used for this purp...
8 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

Download I/O Firmware to HMC

It would be nice to have the option to download a copy of the I/O Firmware to the HMC like how you can with a VIOS image. That way you don't have to use the IBM Service Web Site or an FTP server. It would make it faster to update I/O Cards if you ...
8 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

1040 dashboard improvement: Resource summary : partitions deactivated instead of warning

1040 dashboard design changed required to improve user experience: under Resource summary ; remove deactivated partitions from the warning counter. Or even better let the deactivated partions have a unique counter: i.e. "inactive".
8 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Planned for future release

Auto restart Cloud Connector after failure

We have noticed several HMC's will show the Cloud Connector status is disconnected without reason. Upon issuing the command to restart the cloud connector, it succeeds and stays connected for some time. We would like the option to have the cloud c...
9 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Under review

Log validation tool at the HMC.

When LPM fails, the logs are collected by defauly. Also they can be collected by the pedbg tool with option to collect various logs. Once the logs are collected and uploaded, there could be some logs missing due to various reasons. In HMC after lo...
9 months ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Needs more information

Need to see RPM for Fans for each Power Server

We have had massive Datacenter problems due to wrong running Fan Speed on several E1080 so i want to see at the HMC GUI and also getting via RestAPI and/or CLI Fan Speed in RPM for each Fan per Power Server and an average
9 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Under review

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, ...
11 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

HMC V10R2 - Configuration of the initial screen

HMC V10R2M1040 came with the beautiful dashboard as the initial screen. Unfortunately not everyone likes to see the dashboard. Some of colleagues would like to see the list of the managed systems as the initial screen in HMC - same as with V10R2M1...
11 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Under review

HMC V10R2 - Serviceable events icon panel shows past closed events as open

Hi, We are currently running V10R2M1040. Like very much the new UI after upgrading from V9. Have noticed a few 'quirks' though, one being the following: When clicking on the spanner icon in the top right of the header, it opens the Serviceable eve...
11 months ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Is a defect