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Hardware Management Console

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Power10 eBMC systems : Add CLI Command to change Access Password

Using case # TS013244866 as a reference. For a Brand NEW eBMC Power10 Frame , with nothing on it, just freshly cabled up and in that state you have to enter a password and then setup the VMI. That's the password I was told cannot be done via CLI, ...
12 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

Log validation tool at the HMC.

When LPM fails, the logs are collected by defauly. Also they can be collected by the pedbg tool with option to collect various logs. Once the logs are collected and uploaded, there could be some logs missing due to various reasons. In HMC after lo...
10 months ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Needs more information

Task in Scheduled Operations to Schedule an HMC Reboot

We have numerous frames attached to an HMC. IBM recommends rebooting the HMC monthly to quarterly. We would like to schedule a reboot in 'Scheduled Operations'.
8 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

openssh 9.x with HMC 10

align to openssh 9.x available on AIX and Linux . i.e: legacy SCP protocol for file transfers instead of the SFTP protocol a.s.o.
6 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

password rest for BMC console inband account

BMC console inband id on 7063-CR2 HMCs requires a password reset to comply with our security policies. As of today, BMC console inband account password can be reset from HMC when it is expired ( chhmc man page states so and based on IBM case TS014...
6 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...
over 6 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

confusing behavior of LPM during inspections max_xfer_size

confusing behavior of LPM during inspections max_xfer_size : I can create on system "A" lpar "X" (and run it) with max_xfer_size larger (on NPIV virtual FC adapter) then used by respective vios on physical FC adapter I can move this lpar by LPM to...
4 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

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 ...
over 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

HMC Drift Management

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

Customer able to change default behaviour for LPAR's at restart (kernel dump, reboot behaviour, and startup profiles, for example)

In order to enhance the possibilities of tracing the origin of errors when something in the kernel (or a piece of software) seems to hang, it would be beneficial to be able to change the default behaviour for restarting an LPAR to "dump" - this co...
5 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted