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Hardware Management Console

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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 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

command redirection for HMC rsh-shell

classical command redirection not available in HMC rsh-shell. ping 192.168.1.10 > ping_test.txtbash : ping_test.txt: restricted : cannot redirect output
over 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Not under consideration

HMC Key Length of Self Signed Certificates

According to our information, at the moment and on the latest HMC version (V9R2M950) the key length of self signed certificates is fix and 2048 Bit (RSA) and 256 Bit (ECC), respectively
almost 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

Certificate used on port 9920

Port 9920:"Certificate lifespan is longer than 5 years - cert of IBMNot options to used my or cut to short lifespan to 820 days.
almost 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Planned for future release

Possibility to store SSH key file in HMC user profile

Please create a possibility to store a SSH key file (id_rsa.pub) in the HMC user profile. Adding the key via SSH always causes problems on the HMC and takes several attempts until it finally works. In IBM storage systems it is also possible and wo...
about 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 4 Future consideration

Comment item per profile for LPAR

Would be nice to have a comment field for each profile per lpar so customer can add text for the profile about config, dates of changing , change history etc.
over 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Future consideration

ASMI Password Reset Lockout Restrictions

Remove requirement to know prior password for the ASMI admin account when changing the password from an account with the following RBAC privileges:ChangeUserPasswords,frame:ChangeFramePassword,cec:ChangeCECPassword.
about 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Planned for future release

Dynamically change VLAN ID of a partition

Would like to be able to change the VLAN ID of a partition from the HMC in a single step.
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

Stop selective SRCs in lower HMC models

One third of my HMCs are 7042-CR6's, which will not support anything newer than HMC 8.8.6. However, a subset of those HMCs are responsible for generating 17 PMRs in just the last month or so, almost all of them due to "too many files open" (an SRC...
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Not under consideration

HMC: Show partial processors

All Systems, RACK3,PartitionsTable View I clicked the icon off to the right to add Processor Allocated. However it only shows full processor allocations. Most of my lpars are subprocessor.I tried to use the export to export this list to a CSV but ...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Is a defect