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Hardware Management Console

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Add Progress information to Update Memory of Logical Partition splash screen

When adding or removing Memory from a running LPAR, the time taken to complete the task and vary between a few seconds and many minutes. It would help if there was a progress indicator shown on the HMC Update Memory of Logical Partition splash scr...
over 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 0 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

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

Security enhancement: log the source IP for success and failed login

We are sending hmc syslog to our log management server, and here is what we noticed: Unlike version 7 of the HMC, V10 does not log the IP in all cases, here is an example: Login result + Method = IP recorded (Yes or No) 1- Success Login + Using...
almost 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 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

HMC CLI command for custom groups management

Currently (HMC V9R1 Service Pack 1) there is no option to manage custom groups from HMC CLI.
almost 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 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 ...
almost 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

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

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

Disabled/Remove social media features on HMC splash page

On the HMC web splash/login page there is a sidebar on the left which links to IBM Social Media sites. Per the support ticket I opened, it is currently not possible to disable or change these social links.
about 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Future consideration