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Hardware Management Console

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add cli/REST path/command to allow a) creation of tag b) removal of tag against resource and c) querying of resources tags (which tags are assigned) - perhaps field in lssyscfg

HMC GUI 10 provides 'tags' to allow functional grouping of systems and instance/lpars however these are not exposed as query able through REST or cli commands to allow management tools to make decisions / use the same tags
about 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

Option to change syslog port on HMC

The default syslog port on HMC is 514. Why it is useful: Customer (major bank) policy, the central syslog server do not work with ports under 1024 How it should work: an option of HMC's chhmc command.
4 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

Shift pane to the right after pinning the left menu on HMC v10R2.

It's annoying that the left menu hides a lot of things once you pin it to the side. We should be able to pin it and have the right pane shift right so no words are covered.
about 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Planned for future release

Command to fetch VPD

Recently, after server firmware update, when the server was power cycled, it didn't came back up and the support team asked to upload the dumps from HMC. It was a production server and the timeline was very tight. So, now the client wants to get t...
4 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

IT department : Jose Carlos Alves

we need to change the MTU from 1500 to 1450 in our DR HMC ( external network) and also this HMC is connect internally and locally to a p770 p7+ (FSP2) in DR site and also to a 2x E870 production servers in production site (FSP2 ports), my be we ne...
about 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

Offer an HMC base image with the latest Servce Pack

When deploying multiple HMC's it is a time-consuming process to install the base version and apply all service packs and requisite fixes to get on the latest supported fix level (particularly on V9R1 to get to 9.4.2). It would be nice to have the ...
about 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

VM/LPARS description synced in HMC-pair (and to CMC)

We would llike to use the description field for virtual servers / LPARs in HMC, but since its not synced by default we need to update both HMCs. This extra step seems unneeded since a description for LPARs should never differ in between HMCs, ther...
almost 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Planned for future release

Persistent warning when automatic saving of partition profile changes have been disabled

The enhanced HMC GUI is missing one important thing: a persistent warning when automatic saving of configuration changes has been switched off when you are making a change. It got switched off because someone edited the profile directly. You will ...
about 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

HMC Drift Management

Need a solution to compare, report and action HMC configuration drift.
almost 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

Smaller DHCP segments for private network

The possibility to create one owns DHCP ranges for private network is great, but for easier initial management then we would like smalleer segments. This would also benefit in troubleshooting network/systems connection issues and or complex networ...
12 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Under review