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Hardware Management Console

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Disabled/Remove social media features on HMC splash page

On the HMC web splash/login page there is a sidebar on the left which links to IBM Social Media sites. Per the support ticket I opened, it is currently not possible to disable or change these social links.
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Future consideration

Better support for RMC and Novalink

Currently, firmware updates rely on an RMC connection between the HMC and the individual AIX/Linux partitions. Also, Cloud Management Console relies on an RMC connection to the individual partitions to obtain some of its data. We would like Novali...
about 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

HMC mail sender

The function "Event Notification" allows you to let the HMC send out an email in the case of issues. The sender of this mails is derived from the name you have given the HMC. The syntax of the mail address:<Console name>@<Console name>...
over 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 6 Future consideration

HMC CLI command for custom groups management

Currently (HMC V9R1 Service Pack 1) there is no option to manage custom groups from HMC CLI.
about 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

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.
almost 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Planned for future release

CLI command to list LPAR description and Group tags

HMC V10R1 GUI allows you to define LPAR/VM description and group tags. This is wonderful feature specially on a multi-tenancy system. However, there is no CLI command to list this information. We use the CLI command for ease of reporting.
about 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Planned for future release

command lind and REST API for Tasks Log

HMC GUI "Tasks Log" is a great tool to show who and what changed on specific system. Unfortunately the information is not available from CLI or API.
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Future consideration

Power Supply "AC resume" message enhancement for P7/8/9 CEC and IO Drawer

Existing P7/8/9 do not have power supply resume message from HMC. and the AC loss message are only prompt once. Customer do have not any methodology to remote monitor if the CEC / IOC power supply status except go into the data-center to check the...
almost 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Submitted

Ability to download and generate HMC logs from the GUI

It would be useful to both have the ability to generate and download HMC system logs from the HMC GUI rather than resorting to the CLI when troubleshooting an issue with IBM. Also the ability to see logs in /tmp so these can be cleaned up by the u...
over 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Future consideration

Provisioning LPAR ID in GUI screen during LPM process

We just completed our test system migration using the GUI LPM. It was smooth as [Deleted] and worked like charm. One major drawback. The partition ID changed and not under our control. Thus new partition on target system comes up with random Lpar ...
about 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration