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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 17, 2017

HMC - Permit use of IMM for power operations and remote console

HMCs current ship with an IMM, but customers are told not to use them. We would like the IMM to be a supported feature and would additionally like the "remote control" (virtual KVM) feature to be enabled.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Apr 10, 2018


    You are right on the IMM support statement and it stands as-is. However, with the new HMC on Power, remote access can be done by configuring the BMC. Some useful links for configuring HMC on Power & BMC


  • Guest
    Nov 8, 2017

    Another justification: If the IMM had full remote functionality, we could remotely install BoMC firmware updates using the virtual DVD rom feature.