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Hardware Management Console

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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.
almost 3 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
about 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...
over 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 4 Future consideration

Read CPU Feature on HMC via API

The HMC API is a great way to gather information about systems and partitions, including processor pools and profile information. We're using this to collect information from many HMCs in a single database. The processor feature is currently not a...
about 4 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.
almost 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

HMC GUI Refresh-Button f?r alle LPAR

LPAR Remote-Restart-Status aktualisierensiehe TS005093069
over 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

HMC processing of LPAR changes is not parallel

Forcing HMC operations that are not conflicting with each other to be done in serial one at a time is unacceptable.
over 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

HMC Scanning Tool

HMC Scanning Tool - HMC is a black box with no IBM or third party tool we are aware of. IBM should develop a scanning software which can scan HMC and report the vulnerabilities found.
about 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 7 Future consideration

pUpdate utility for AIX or Linux on x86

With respect to Power HMC ( 7063-CR1 ) we do get pUpdate utility along with firmware. They pUpdate utility runs only in Linux on Power.. Normally easily available systems are Linux on x86 or AIX systems.. My request is to provide this utility comp...
about 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

Adjustable columns in HMC table view

Please consider individual configuration of table view of LPARs for each HMC user bya) allow removal of columns without interest inb) smaller column width (maybe shorter texts. In German "Partitions-ID" might be shortened by "ID")c) other example:...
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Future consideration