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Status Delivered
Workspace PowerVM
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 5, 2017

HMC and Firmware Upgrade Media

Request the ability to order HMC base and upgrade media on USB sticks with tags attached identifying them. Request the ability to order firmware updates on USB sticks with tags attached identifying them.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Dec 13, 2018

    .This functionality is available with backup/restore on HMC level 870 or later
    1. Download the firmware update to the HMC.
    2. Apply the update from the file on the HMC.
    3. Backup critical console data to media or a server. The backup file will contain the firmware updated files stored on the HMC at the time of taking backup.
    4. If the backup data is restored at a later point in time, the firmware update files in the backup also will be restored.

  • Guest
    Feb 8, 2018

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - PowerVM
    Component - PowerVM
    Operating system - Other
    Source - None

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - Power Hardware Management Console
    Component - Product functionality
    Operating system - Other
    Source - None