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Hardware Management Console

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Better LDAP integration in the HMC

We tried to use LDAP Remote User Management as authentication for the HMC.Unfortunately the way the attribute for the task role is implemented is not practical.It has to be possible to give a "cn" in a specified "ou" to look for the task role and ...
almost 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

Add an option to prevent the periodic surveys popping up on HMC web login

Currently, periodically we get a survey pop up on HMC web interface log in. This is not currently able to be opted out of, with any option to prevent it popping up again in the future. This survey pops up in front of the normal HMC web interface...
about 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Not under consideration

Filter vtmenu's list of Managed Systems

The list of managed systems shown in vtmenu contains systems from both the primary and secondary sites.During the DR testing exercise at the secondary site there is the possibility of a production managed system being selected by mistake.The reque...
over 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

need to setup monthly backup of HMC configuration data and partition configuration data to be transfered to remote server

Hi Team,Hi Team,As a customer requiremnet,We need to setup monthly backup of HMC configuration data and partition configuration data to be transferred to remote server.Kindly help us to setup this.
over 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under consideration

Availability to disable default BMC User (Admin privilege)

Availability to disable the default BMC User (Admin privilege) on both hardware appliance products. CR1 (admin user) CR2 (root user)
over 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under 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
almost 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Not under consideration

HMC simple linux diag-commands for rsh-shell

make simple Linux diag-commands like "top", "lscpu", "lsmem", "mvcli" etc. available on HMC-rsh-shell.
almost 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

7063-CR1 BMC Console Redirection over HTML5

On Power Based HMC 7063-CR1 BMC Console Redirection is only possible with Java. On x86 Based HMC 7042-CR9 IMM2 Console Redirection was possible with HTML5.
almost 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Not under consideration

migrlpar: add option to map port_vlan_id of virtual ethernet adapters to a different ID

When using the migrlpar HMC command to migrate an LPAR using LPM, it would be useful to have the option to map a vlan id to a different vlan id for the LPAR being migrated.
almost 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Not under consideration

Enable command line activation of collecting performance data on HMC

Currently there is no way to programmatically change the data collection settings. The only way to change them is within the HMC gui. There needs to be a way to query and change them from the command line. It appears that the commands are there (l...
almost 3 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration