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Hardware Management Console

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lslogon: extend attributes "Running Tasks, Access Location, Notes" like in UI

lslogon useful for script automation therefor same attributes like in UI would be more consistent.
5 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

HMC API Json support

It's important that HMC API support Json format.We would like use HMC API and integrate them on our API systems.
over 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

HMC should be enabled to use NTP slew mode

NTP can be configured to slew the clock. When slewing the clock the time on the system is incremented slower until the system clock is in sync with the time on the reference system.
over 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

Security enhancement: log the source IP for success and failed login

We are sending hmc syslog to our log management server, and here is what we noticed: Unlike version 7 of the HMC, V10 does not log the IP in all cases, here is an example: Login result + Method = IP recorded (Yes or No) 1- Success Login + Using...
8 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

ASMI Data collection from HMC CLI

We would like to be able to see ASMI logs directly from HMC CLI. For more details please check TS001639762.
about 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

LPM CLI validate - choose highest speed pair for MSP.

We had a case wherein using CLI LPM, we only chose a single MSP. LPM added a secondary MSP, but the MSP chosen was the 1gb mgmt interface of the VIO servers. this caused us problems, and is also not optimal. LPM should choose the fastest interface...
almost 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Planned for future release

HMC processing of LPAR changes is not parallel

Forcing HMC operations that are not conflicting with each other to be done in serial one at a time is unacceptable.
almost 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

Display the correct image for Power10 S1014 Server in HMC Gallery View

When you connect a Power10 S1014 to a HMC, it displays a generic image of a server, rather than an image of the actual server (as is the case with Power8 & Power9) Sample Gallery view attached, you will see that the Power8 & Power9 serve...
3 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Under review

Create button in HMC to receive VIOS snap

In HMC it would be nice to have a menu entry for creating a snap for VIO Servers.These snaps are usually only needed for IBM support cases. It should be possible by one click to create and store or email a snap from VIOS.
over 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Future consideration

Offer Windows USB recovery media tool for the HMC

IBM only offer a Linux method of creating a USB bootable recovery image for the HMC (https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6454883). It would be good to have a media creation tool for Windows which can take the ISO recovery image and format the U...
3 months ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration