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Status Under review
Workspace PowerVM
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 28, 2016

HMC as Single Point of Control for System Time Consistency

During a P6 to P7 HW upgrade on one of the frames the system
time was not set correctly for the German Time Zone. UTC was
erroneously take to be UTC +0100. The time offset of one hour
was propagated after system IPL to all LPARs and is just to large
to get corrected through NTP. To adjust the System Time to the
proper value a full system IPL is necessary.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Jul 17, 2017

    There is actually a recommended best practice that should resolve these types of issues. Here is the linkedin article...

    https://www.linkedin.com/groups/8403988/8403988-6234221752017256451

  • Guest
    Oct 31, 2016

    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 - Client

    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 - Client