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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 19, 2017

Disable sensitive information on welcome page starting with version 8.6.0-SP1

Since update of 8.6.0 to SP1 the welcome page of the HMC displays different information from our hardware systems including information about servicable events etc.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Jan 23, 2019

    Currently, there are no plans to provide custom control on the login page icons.

  • Guest
    Oct 23, 2017

    Thanks for the information. The previous login page (prior to HMC V8 R8.6.0 SP1) also used to show the status of systems/serviceable events. There used to be 3 bars which represent system status, Attention LED's and the Serviceable events. The same information is provided in a different manner with the new login page. We do understand that everyone might not take an action, but if they are not interested in the info, then it can ignored and login can be done. But we are still trying to understand how this information can be exploited to harm the systems. Can you please provide some info on "exploiting to harm the systems" part ?

  • Guest
    Oct 19, 2017

    Can you please provide more information on what information in the login page you consider can be used to harm the systems? Please see previous comment as well.

  • Guest
    May 17, 2017


    We assume that you are referring to the new login page with 860 SP1. The information shown there doesn't show any system name or other credentials. It just highlights whether there are things that need attention. Also, if some one wants to view what are the systems having problems or the serviceable events, they would need to login to the HMC. So can you please provide more information on what information you consider can be used to harm the systems?