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Hardware Management Console

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The customer found they can't add the virtual adapter last Friday.The HMC called out the HMC could not visit the VIOS database.We asked the customer collected the pedbg,iqyy and the VIOSs' snap.Then we opened a PMH 57449,141,672.The tsg thought th...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 6 Not under consideration

Remove Restricted I/O Mode

I have opened a PMR with regard to a SYSPLAN deployment.We have 2x identical 8484 22A systems. We are planning to run 2x VIOS servers and 15x IBM i LPARs. I have configured one system with dual VIOS, 15x IBM i LPARs and all the required virtual fi...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

Enable tunneling in the Enhanced GUI

With the addition of the Enh GUI, there is a redirect during login. This is causing the failure, and it's unfortunately a permanent restriction and does not work with tunnelinmg.This RFE is to have that functionality of tunneling enabled in the En...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

Port 22 is to be changed for HMC access(SSH)

The port 22 is fixed for SSH within HMC. As per our Information Security Observation, The known port 22 is vulnerable and can be hacked. We require to change this port to some other number.
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 6 Not under consideration

HMC: issues with pedbg file

When creating pedbg file, bash history for all users is collected. This is not documented in https://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg3T1025006 as transmitted data. In addition, pedbg file is not encrypted.
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

put back the MOVE resource fuction on the HMC

The new versions with the Enhanced version of the HMC do not have a MOVE function. a move can be accomplished but it is not a straight forward operation like it was on the classic version of the HMC
almost 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Not under consideration

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 ...
almost 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under consideration

HMC DLPAR for unneeded/unwanted vhost adapters

The HMC V9 no longer features DLPAR operations for deleting unneeded/unwanted vhosts,
almost 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under consideration

HMC Power Down frame option

When powering down the frame from the HMC, there is an insufficient and often confusing process that can lead to serious issues. When power down is selected, a pop-pup is displayed that gives a user an option to confirm or cancel the process. In a...
almost 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 4 Not under consideration

vHMC Hard Drive Allocation

would like the vHMC 8.8.7 sp1 to install with a much smaller HDD. 500GB default is too much for our environment.
almost 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 4 Not under consideration