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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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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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HMC CLI Restore command to compliment the BKCONSDATA

There is no equivalent CLI command to Restore Critical Console Data that would complement the BKCONSDATA command.
about 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Delivered

LDAP Group Support for Power HMC

Enable LDAP Group Mapping on HMC
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Delivered

Enhancement for diagrmc command for PEP testing

To test communication between HMC before setting up a POWER Enterprise Pool between multiple HMC, the command diagrmc is used from one HMC.The problem is: Only RMC connection is tested nothing about ssh (port 22) by default.But "The ssh session is...
almost 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 5 Delivered

Add Physical Processor pool utilisation to Managed System PCM REST API

Please add Physical Processor Pool utilisation metrics (equivalent to those provided by ‘lslparutil -r pool -m <frame>') to Managed System PCM REST API.
almost 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Delivered

HMC REST API changing Performance Stats Preferences should not need full superAdmin privileges

Switching on the collection of performance data should not require the full superAdmin privileges that let the user do absolutely everything (including total destruction) to all the Virtual Machines and Servers.
about 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Delivered

HMC V8.85 Locked user after inactivity is difficult to reset

After setting user to 1 day expiration for inactivity the initial results were what I expected. Login with id and it was locked. 1) I set the id inactivity to 0 and clicked OK all the way through then before trying to log in with that id I set the...
over 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 5 Delivered

visual display on HMC for server health

HMC displays on an image the health of the server, for at lest:-fans-Electric Power
almost 8 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Delivered

Allow ids on HMC's to not have a usable password.

Currently, we cannot setup an ID we must set a password to it. Recently, we have wanted to enable ID provisioning team to be able to manage ID's on the HMC's. They wish to use private / public key access via SSH exclusively, and as such we would l...
about 8 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Delivered

New HMC LPAR description field, API or CLI to obtain/maintain field

Previously, we would use ugly lpar names that would describe the purpose of the LPAR eg. "SCC1234 - ESB WAS Sandbox 1" The hostname is SCC1234When we installed the latest HMCs, and via the GUI, I find a new Description field, but I'm being told th...
over 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 5 Delivered

Show full HMC software version (lshmc -V) in Enhanced GUI

The Enhanced GUI does not show the full HMC software and patch level information. To access this information you need to run the lshmc -V command from an HMC command line. This is fine if you are logged on to locally to the console as you can open...
almost 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 5 Delivered