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Created by Guest
Created on Sep 14, 2022

Instantaneous consumption of IBM Power servers

With the great challenges of energy reduction that we will have to face and in the perspective of "greenIT", it would be interesting to me to be able to know the instantaneous consumption of the Power (and others) infrastructure . As requested by our customer Swatch Group Service, it would be really nice to know these values like other manufacturers (Nutanix for example).
Idea priority Low
  • Guest
    Oct 27, 2022
    Hi Edgar,

    Power Usage info is available via HMC API (https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/power9/9223-42S?topic=monitoring-energy) on supported systems (not supported on High-end systems currently) and can also be viewed via cloud management console (CMC).

    Does this address your requirement?

    Thanks.

    Thanks.