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Hardware Management Console

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Provide the option to schedule the repeated monthly job from HMC GUI

I would like to schedule the monthly job(first day of each month) from HMC GUI. But it seems to me that there is no option to set it up. I can specify the number of weeks between running repeated job. But "first of the month" is not offered as an ...
over 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Delivered

HMC REST API add network related fields

Using lshmc -n it is possible to query the HMC network setting but in the REST API is only limited information is available. Please add some extra network related fields to the HMC REST API like in the CLI. Missing fields in REST API:domaindescrip...
about 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Delivered

sortable columns in Power Enterprise Pool Management windows

When working in the Power Enterprise Pools Management window, it would be nice to be able to sort by columns the output in the Processor Resources and Memory Resources windows.
almost 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Delivered

set slot number for DLPAR adapters

using DLPAR to create new Virtual adapters we need to be able to set the Adapter ID on the LPAR and the VIOS server
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Delivered

HMC: Passwords appear as clear text in bash history

When using commandmkhmcusr –name=<USERNAME> -passwd=cleartextpassword this password appears as cleartext in bash history for current user. Bad enough, the bash history is collected in pedbg logfiles (please look at additional rfe regarding t...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Delivered

Local hard disk support for getupgfiles

Add an option to use local directory as the upgrade files source in getupgfiles command
almost 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Delivered

Utilization trend graphs for selected lpars

For the moment, you can get utilization trend graphs on a managed system level. It could be interesting to generate a graph with trend utilization for CPU and memory on selected lpars and not all of them.
almost 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Delivered

Disable DNS from HMC CLI

Currently there is no CLI option to disable DNS and "USE DHCP DNS settings" selections in HMC, that needs to be done via HMC GUI. (see Attachment) However, it would be great to have them done also via HMC CLI
almost 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Delivered

PowerVM Simplified Remote Restart for hosts in "not connected" state

Simplified Remote Restart works only for hosts that are in failed or powered off state. When system is "not connected", I cannot perform Simplified Remote Restart. I'd like to be able to perform it.
almost 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Delivered

Allow changing default setting for user properties

Allow the ability to set HMC user properties to a different default setting. Example Instead of changing idle time for each individual user when they are created we should be able to change the default setting from 0 to 60 minutes and not worry ab...
about 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Delivered