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IBM Power Ideas Portal


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.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

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Hardware Management Console

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HMC - Add SRC information to LPAR in Gallery View

Add SRC information to LPAR in Gallery View of the Enhance HMC interface.
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Delivered

HMC - Show correct server image in Gallery view for POWER9 servers

POWER9 9009-41A servers show an image of a Tower Server not Rack Mount, when rack-mount models. POWER7 and POWER8 hardware show images of the correct form factor.
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 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.
over 5 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

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

HMC to store VIOS backupios backup

Add HMC capability to upload and store VIOS backupios backup file (nim_resources.tar) the VIOS can be restored from
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 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...
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 5 Delivered