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IBM Power Ideas Portal


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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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

HMC GUI Refresh-Button f?r alle LPAR

LPAR Remote-Restart-Status aktualisierensiehe TS005093069
about 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.
about 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.
almost 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 7 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...
almost 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 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...
almost 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

Option for creating vswitches in Enhanced+ HMC GUI

With recent migration to Enhanced+ GUI, we've lost the ability to create vswitches from GUI with no connected to HMC NIC We're creating them from HMC CLI with chhwres, but it would be far more intuitive to have an option to simply create an vswitc...
almost 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 4 Future consideration

Add an option to set the desired mode for the LinkAggregation in the templates while deploying

When using the HMC System Templates there is no option to correctly setup LACP (8023ad). There is no option to set the desired mode for the LinkAggregation in the templates before or while deploying The system will default to “standard” . During d...
almost 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

Enhancement Requested for HMC Load and Apply of Adapter Firmware

Customer Gannett submitted this request as a LUG requirement. We want to be notified when new versions of adapter firmware become available. (IBM team is investigating Web Call Home to accomplish this.) We need a mechanism to retrieve the code and...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

Add option to enable auto adding vm's in "All Groups".

It would be nice to setup a group (i.e. Power 9 servers) and over time automatically have ALL VM's hosted on the frame also listed under the grouping view. Currently its a manual process to add the VM's. However once thats in place any new VM's wi...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration