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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 11, 2021

Ability to download and generate HMC logs from the GUI

It would be useful to both have the ability to generate and download HMC system logs from the HMC GUI rather than resorting to the CLI when troubleshooting an issue with IBM. Also the ability to see logs in /tmp so these can be cleaned up by the user when the case is closed as these are normally large in size.

Idea priority Low
  • Guest
    May 7, 2021

    We are considering the enhancement as part of our long term roadmap.

  • Guest
    Apr 7, 2021

    Hi Andrew,

    As mentioned in the previous comment, there is a way to collect pebdg data and send problem report from the UI. chhmcfs command can be used to clean up old log files from /dump, if needed. Can you please provide more information on the use cases for generating pedbg and downloading outside of the Transmit Service Information flow?


  • Guest
    Feb 15, 2021

    There is an option in the GUI, but you have to login the HMC with user hscpe.
    The pedbg will be send to IBM if the route to the internet is open.
    See tech doc

    Best regards,