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Managed System name on LPAR page

In earlier versions of HMC with enhanced UI there was a way to find a name of the managed system where the LPAR resides. Either it was shown on the top of the screen (Resources -> All Systems -> System Name -> Partitions -> Partition N...
about 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Planned for future release

Group Tags lost during LPM

HMC Group Tags are lost whenever an LPAR is migrated from one system to another. We use these tags to identify the workload and we have to re-create the tags every time we do LPM on the LPARs.
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Planned for future release

Add the ability to split out the 5250 firewall rule so that non-secure ports can be disabled or blocked while allowing the secure connection through.

We had a request from the ISERIES Team to block non-secure 5250 connections. we were not able to satisfy this request due to the restrictions on the HMC Firewall.
over 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Planned for future release

HMC enhanced gui compact LPAR listing

For the HMC Enhanced GUI: Under the partition list view, it's important to be able to get a compact overview of LPARs and their characteristics - ideally without scrolling. There are some current limitations to the visual representation - specific...
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Planned for future release

Add Support for RHEL 8/SUSE 15/Ubuntu 20.04 in vHMC on x86, version 10.1 (5765-VHX)

The new HMC Virtual Appliance on x86 (5765-VHX), version 10.1, for Power10 was announced on September 8, 2021 here: Additionally, EOS was announced f...
over 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Planned for future release

updateios failure during window closure

You can reach out Deepak Menezes( .This is with respect to issue we hit on case TS008403859Was installing Fix Pack on top of his system .During the installation the Putty session disconnected due to VPN discon...
about 2 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 0 Planned for future release

Offer nginx stream modules

nginx is currently available through the IBM yum repository. The project has modules to facilitate TCP streaming; however, these are not built by default. Could we please find a way to provide these additional modules for customers that may requir...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 4 Planned for future release

HMC enhancement function

memory move timeouts should not be an error but placed as info or warning witha message stating you should check your server memory levels to see if the operation completed as the HMC gives a confusing message
over 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Planned for future release

Add automatic vNIC physical adapter selection redundancy to LPMs

When we use the HMC or LPM Tool to LPM LPARs with vNICs it will sometimes give the Primary and backup SR-IOV Logical to the same physical adapter. This removes the redundancy. The source logical ports are on different adapters but after LPMing the...
almost 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Planned for future release

Job reference missing in spoolfile

When working with JVM's on IBM the function Print GC Tables, produces a spoolfile in which no reference to the job it is derived from is present. This makes analyses very complicated. Use Case: When using the command WRKJVMJOB and option 9 offers ...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / JAVA 3 Planned for future release