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This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM Power Systems products, including IBM i. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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Hardware Management Console

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verify upgrade or downgrade for Firmware levels?

maybe ticket, maybe function?When you use update, change LIC to a newer release and retrieve from IBM service web site, the selector shows only old LIC versions. Is this meant to allow a downgrade, is this an error, or just a weird method of telli...
almost 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 5 Planned for future release

LPM removes members from Groups on HMC

HMC Groups to tag a group of LPARs removes the tagged LPARs when LPM moves the LPAR to a different frame.
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Planned for future release

ADD ADAPTER and REMOVE would benefit if SYSTEM BUS NUMBER was shown

When moving Physical IO adapters from one partition to the other the SYSTEM BUS number and the Location Code of the adapter are the two pieces of information Clients use to Confirm they are moving the intended adapter. The SYSTEM BUS number is the...
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Planned for future release

HMC remore GUI

Remote GUI to HMC tries to reach https://ibm.com. My browser has no internet access, so proxy ist sending status 403 to my browser. But Browser don't stops to trie to connect to IBM. Our Network team is not very amused about that.
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Planned for future release

Ability to see a list of active LPARs before proceeding with a disruptive firmware upgrade from HMC

GEICO recently upgraded firmware on a number of E850s. They accidentally upgraded a Production node during working hours instead of a Test Server. They would like HMC to give them a warning message about which LPARs are currently active on the ser...
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Planned for future release

Have the ability to change the login retries and if possible the suspended time of users.

The default login retries for a user are 3 and then they are suspended for 5 minutes then the lock is released again. These settings do not meet our security standards. We would like to have ability to change the login retries and if possible the ...
about 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Planned for future release

HMC offload

vHMC unable to offload problem data to USB.
almost 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Planned for future release

Notification of "Primary" HMC during Schedule Service Information

A customer expected to receive emails regarding the Scheduled Service Information for VPD, heartbeat, etc. He never received any emails. Reviewing the data shows the HMC he was setting the schedule on was not the primary to the systems. Attempting...
about 8 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Planned for future release