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Hardware Management Console

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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...
almost 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 5 Delivered

Authenticate HMC access against membership in LDAP group

Currently authenticating against LDAP requires each allowed user to be defined on each HMC and requires manual maintenance. Allowing access to be granted based on membership in an authorized LDAP group would allow security to be managed automatica...
over 8 years ago in Hardware Management Console 5 Delivered

Add Physical Processor pool utilisation to Managed System PCM REST API

Please add Physical Processor Pool utilisation metrics (equivalent to those provided by ‘lslparutil -r pool -m <frame>') to Managed System PCM REST API.
about 7 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

HMC REST API changing Performance Stats Preferences should not need full superAdmin privileges

Switching on the collection of performance data should not require the full superAdmin privileges that let the user do absolutely everything (including total destruction) to all the Virtual Machines and Servers.
over 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Delivered

HMC V8.85 Locked user after inactivity is difficult to reset

After setting user to 1 day expiration for inactivity the initial results were what I expected. Login with id and it was locked. 1) I set the id inactivity to 0 and clicked OK all the way through then before trying to log in with that id I set the...
almost 8 years ago in Hardware Management Console 5 Delivered

visual display on HMC for server health

HMC displays on an image the health of the server, for at lest:-fans-Electric Power
about 8 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Delivered

Allow ids on HMC's to not have a usable password.

Currently, we cannot setup an ID we must set a password to it. Recently, we have wanted to enable ID provisioning team to be able to manage ID's on the HMC's. They wish to use private / public key access via SSH exclusively, and as such we would l...
over 8 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Delivered

Need FQDN support in CMC instead of native IP Addresses

IBM CMC is using three server for HMC/CMC connecting to Bluemix CMC Console.boschgermany-powercloud.eu-de.mybluemix.net Port 443 HTTPS149.81.75.251 Port 443 HTTPS161.156.149.119 Port 443 HTTPSWe need for all thre a FQDN and not IP Adr.
about 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Delivered

The creation of vFC adapters with automatic generation of the vWWNs should check, if the vWWNs to be assigned are not alread

The creation of vFC adapters with automatic generation of the vWWNs should check, if the vWWNs to be assigned are not already in use, at least on the Managed Systems managed by the same HMC.
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Delivered