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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.

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.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

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Hardware Management Console

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Notes in HMC

Add a field to edit in LPAR view.
about 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under consideration

Enable LPAR automated remote restart from HMC with SRR

We have upgraded our HMC to 8.6.0 version and we are trying to implement SRR, however there is not such an option to pre-define the source and target frame on the HMC and that would be a really nice feature ho have.
about 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 5 Not under consideration

Enhance VPN proxy function for HMC

1) We know the HMC does not allow the user to modify the VPN properties from PMR discussion * David Dilling & Nguyen Nguyen )2) HSBC needs to somehow route VPN traffic like this below. I used the term "VPN proxy" but really it can just be a no...
over 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

VMTools installed in Virtual HMC

Now that Virtual HMC is supported to install in VMware environments it would be very nice if the installer came with VMTools or if there were some way to install VMTools on the Virtual HMC VM. These tools help with issues when accessing the VM dir...
over 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

Integrate Configuration Health Check with Firmware and HMC Code Update Process

This marketing field requirement requests a fundamental changeto the way IBM delivers firmware and HMC code updates tocustomers. Currently warnings and specific details about theinstallation of a newly released firmware and HMC code areprovided th...
over 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under consideration

Snapshot procedure to backup the vHMC

Procedure to backup the vHMC with vm' snapshot.
over 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under consideration

HMC Enh+ GUI and VIOS allowing duplicate SSP LU name

After attempting to create an LU and getting a generic failure, he checked by the HMC GUI at the Pool / Tier level if there was a LU created and no new LU SSP2T_D1 (LU name) was found. Because of the unclear message and the hint to try the procedu...
over 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

HMC user profiles policy

Hello, I was trying to find a way to setup the user profiles on the HMC to automatically be disabled after x amount of tries with the wrong password. However, the way I understand it, the HMC's local password policy does not have this capability. ...
almost 8 years ago in Hardware Management Console 4 Not under consideration

Allow HMC profile change to edit WWPN on virtual fiber channel adapters

We have attached a couple of Data Domain 2500's to a group of Power 8's. The wrong WWPN's are stored in the existing lpar profile. There is no way to change the WWPN for the virtual fiber channel adapter using the HMC GUI. You have to follow the h...
almost 8 years ago in Hardware Management Console 5 Not under consideration

VMWare Tools on vHMC

Installation vmWARE Tools on virtual HMC
about 8 years ago in Hardware Management Console 5 Not under consideration