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Status Delivered
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 7, 2018

HMC enhanced+ GUI, performance problem

We use HMC MH01764.
In the enhanced+ GUI we see a performance problems. 1. during refresh the GUI after/during shutdown and startup of LPARs. The refresh, for example, of "status" and "reference codes" work not in realtime, as accustomed from the classic GUI.
2. during start HMC GUI, "load additional data", needs a lot of time (ca. 30-40 sec) to be ready .

Do you know this problem and can you give a solution in next versions?

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Sep 19, 2018


    We have made significant performance improvements on the Enhanced GUI in HMC V8 R870 and HMC V9 release. Please refer to blog!/wiki/Power%20Systems/page/HMC%20V8%20R8.7.0%20Performance%20Improvements for performance improvements in HMC V8 R870. For the specific scenarios mentioned in the RFE, we would recommend to use release HMC V9 R1 .