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Created by Guest
Created on May 10, 2018

PowerVM Simplified Remote Restart for hosts in "not connected" state

Simplified Remote Restart works only for hosts that are in failed or powered off state. When system is "not connected", I cannot perform Simplified Remote Restart. I'd like to be able to perform it.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    May 14, 2018


    Simplified Remote Restart with system in "No Connection" state i.e system power loss or FSP is down is supported from HMC V8 R8.5.0 onwards. Please see the blog at!/wiki/Power%20Systems/page/PowerVM%20Remote%20Restart%20Enhancements or white paper at for more details.