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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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Hardware Management Console

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Need to see RPM for Fans for each Power Server

We have had massive Datacenter problems due to wrong running Fan Speed on several E1080 so i want to see at the HMC GUI and also getting via RestAPI and/or CLI Fan Speed in RPM for each Fan per Power Server and an average
10 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Under review

Power10 eBMC systems : Add CLI Command to change Access Password

Using case # TS013244866 as a reference. For a Brand NEW eBMC Power10 Frame , with nothing on it, just freshly cabled up and in that state you have to enter a password and then setup the VMI. That's the password I was told cannot be done via CLI, ...
12 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

HMC V10R2 - Configuration of the initial screen

HMC V10R2M1040 came with the beautiful dashboard as the initial screen. Unfortunately not everyone likes to see the dashboard. Some of colleagues would like to see the list of the managed systems as the initial screen in HMC - same as with V10R2M1...
12 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Under review

HMC V10R2 - Serviceable events icon panel shows past closed events as open

Hi, We are currently running V10R2M1040. Like very much the new UI after upgrading from V9. Have noticed a few 'quirks' though, one being the following: When clicking on the spanner icon in the top right of the header, it opens the Serviceable eve...
12 months ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Is a defect

IBM to support the deployment of the vHMC to Microsoft Hyper-v

Most of my clients are migrating to Microsoft's Hyper=v from vmware and some other virtualization solutions. IBM does not officially support the vHMC deployment onto Microsoft's Hyper-V. Please note that Hyper-v is included free within Microsofts ...
12 months ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Submitted

Create specific and restricted permissions to run run lsmemopt/ optmem commands on all frames

Create specific and restricted permissions to run lsmemopt/ optmem commands on all frames. Actually, user shall have activate partition to run these commands. We would like separate activate partition from running lsmemopt/ optmem commands on all ...
12 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Under review

Schedule operations on command line for profile-data backup in HMC

Not only HMC and VIO backup, but also managed systems profile backup is needed on schedule operations. And it is better to manage the schedule operations on command line.
about 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

Same behavior for chsyscfg as for chhwres

It should be possible to set parameters individually with the command "chsyscfg" for the vnic adapters.In the GUI also only the parameters I modify are adjusted.The "default" values should only be used when creating a new profile.
about 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

RFE to request bundling of Anti Virus into the hmc application or some other AV software, Preferably Crowdstrike AV

Adding an Antivirus engine would enhance protecting against vulnerabilities; real time monitoring, all would benefit in todays cyber attack environment
about 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Under review

Allow install of client CA certificates to the HMC to allow SSL proxy functionality.

Many organizations use proxy servers to control/manage external traffic. Some of these (Palo Alto Networks, for one) create a man-in-the-middle certificate so that SSL traffic can be proxied the same way as HTTP traffic. An example of this activit...
about 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration