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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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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

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
almost 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Delivered

HMC 9 change UseDNS to be disable in /etc/ssh/sshd_config

We have a problem with HMC 9 SSH connections who takes too long to connect after we put password. We have another HMC 8 without problems. Both are in the same network and DNS configurations are the same. The only difference is with UseDNS in sshd_...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Delivered

New quick fetch property for HMC REST

I'd like to request new quick fetch property for SharedProcessorPoolhttps://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/POWER8/p8ehl/apis/SharedProcessorPool.htm Currently only PoolName quick property is available, I'd like to have also Pool size as qu...
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Delivered

Classic View

La vue classique devait être trop simple à utiliser, IBM nous impose à présent la vue etendue+ sans avoir le choix lors de la connexion.On passe son temps à chercher ce que l'on utilise depuis plus de 10 ans.La navigation n'est pas intuitive
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Delivered

HMC File perms on /var/log/messages

File permissions of -rw-r----- on the /var/log/messages file do not allow any users other than hscroot to read the file. We require all HMC users to authenticate with their own accounts (in the hmcsuperadmin role).
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Delivered

Command to import/export/edit an LPAR's 'Description' field now available in the Enhanced UI

It would be great to be able to import from / export to CSV the data in the LPAR's 'description' field that is now available in the Enhanced UI.
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Delivered

HMC WIldcard Certificate Support

We are getting crap from providers now that having an HMC with a self signed certificate is no longer acceptable. Such a device may be banned from their equipment racks and it now violates various requirements. It's not just the HMC of course it's...
about 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Delivered

Multiple lpar performance

Enhancement to monitor multiple lpar performance from HMC at managed system level. Presently only individual lpar performance can be monitored. To understand and better utilize resources by comparing or analyzing multiple lpar performance at manag...
over 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Delivered