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Front cover IBM Power Systems HMC Implementation and Usage Guide Practical guide to using the IBM HMC in virtualized Power Systems servers Documents the RAID 1 feature on IBM HMC CR6 and CR7 Updated to
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Front cover IBM Power Systems HMC Implementation and Usage Guide Practical guide to using the IBM HMC in virtualized Power Systems servers Documents the RAID 1 feature on IBM HMC CR6 and CR7 Updated to include HMC V7R760 and IBM POWER7 Attha Surya Dharma Mark Hais Minsung Kang Yuta Wakayama ibm.com/redbooks International Technical Support Organization IBM Power Systems HMC Implementation and Usage Guide April 2013 SG Note: Before using this information and the product it supports, read the information in Notices on page xxi. Second Edition (April 2013) This edition applies to Version 7, Release 7, Modification 60 of Hardware Management Console (product number 5639-N47). Copyright International Business Machines Corporation All rights reserved. Note to U.S. Government Users Restricted Rights -- Use, duplication or disclosure restricted by GSA ADP Schedule Contract with IBM Corp. Contents Figures ix Tables xvii Examples xix Notices xxi Trademarks xxii Preface xxiii The team who wrote this book xxiii Now you can become a published author, too! xxiv Comments welcome xxv Stay connected to IBM Redbooks xxv Summary of changes xxvii April 2013, Second Edition xxvii Chapter 1. Overview Sets of function of the HMC HMC type Desktop HMC Rack mounted HMC HMC version matrix to support Power Systems servers HMC maximums Enhancements in HMC Version 7R Web-browser-based user interface System Planning Tool Customizable Data Replication Custom groups New System Reference Code look-up Processor compatibility Donating dedicated processors Processor recovery and partition availability priority Capacity on Demand enhancement Remote DST connection for IBM i RAID 1 protection for the HMC Blade Power Systems management Updated browser support for remote operation Copyright IBM Corp All rights reserved. iii PowerVM management enhancements Chapter 2. Planning System planning tools Work with system plans in the HMC Importing a system plan to the HMC Exporting a system plan from the HMC Creating a system plan on the HMC Viewing a system plan on the HMC Removing a system plan on the HMC System plans deployment Deployment validation process Deploy a system plan by using the graphical wizard PowerVM Introduction Processor Virtualization Memory Virtualization I/O Virtualization Reliability, Availability, Serviceability on the HMC Dual HMC and Redundancy RAID 1 Protection RAID 1 conversion Chapter 3. Installing Installation of HMC Cabling the HMC HMC Guided Setup wizard Connecting managed systems to the HMC HMC connectivity scenario Chapter 4. Configuring Network configuration Types of HMC network configurations Configuring the HMC network setting Testing network connectivity Viewing Network Topology User Management Managing user profiles and access Changing the user password Customizing user task roles and managed resource roles Certificate Management Create a certificate Modifying existing certificates Advanced options for modifying existing certificates Virtualization using HMC iv IBM Power Systems HMC Implementation and Usage Guide 4.4.1 Processor virtualization Memory virtualization Virtual I/O Live Partition Mobility Host Ethernet Adapter Shared pool usage of dedicated capacity Multiple Shared Processor Pool Suspend logical partition Partition availability priority Logical partition management Create an AIX or Linux logical partition Create an IBM i logical partition Capacity on Demand Advantages of Capacity on Demand Permanent types of Capacity on Demand Temporary types of Capacity on Demand Capacity on Demand website navigation Entering CoD codes Stopping Trial CoD Chapter 5. Operating Basic operation Using the web-based user interface Systems Management: Servers Systems Management: Partitions task Systems Management: Frames task Using the command-line interface HMC Management task Lock HMC Screen task View HMC Events task Open 5250 Console task Open Restricted Shell Terminal task Shut Down or Restart task Schedule Operations task Format Media task Back up HMC Data task Restore HMC Data task Save Upgrade Data task Change Network Settings task Test Network Connectivity task View Network Topology task Tip of the Day task View License task Contents v Change Default User Interface Settings task Change User Interface Settings task Change Date and Time task Launch Guided Setup wizard Launch Remote Hardware Management Console task Change User Password task Manage User Profiles and Access task Manage Task and Resource Roles task Manage Users and Tasks task Manage Certificates task Configure Key Distribution Center task Configure LDAP task Remote Command Execution task Remote Virtual Terminal task Remote Operation task Change Language and Locale task Create Welcome Text task Manage Data Replication task Manage Install Resources task Remotely access the logical partitions from HMC Remote AIX, Linux, and Virtual I/O Server Terminal Remote IBM 5250 terminal Managing partition data Restore task Initialize task Backup task Delete task Chapter 6. Service support Service Management Management tasks Connectivity Software maintenance HMC Data backup Restoring HMC Data HMC software maintenance Which firmware or fix level is correct for your system Managed system firmware updates Advanced System Management Interface Connecting to ASMI Log in to ASMI Power and restart control System Service Aids menu vi IBM Power Systems HMC Implementation and Usage Guide 6.3.5 System Information menu System Configuration menu Network Services menu Performance setup On demand utilities Login Profile Appendix A. Introduction to IBM Systems Director Overview of IBM Systems Director IBM Systems Director components Platform Agent Common Agent IBM Systems Director Server Appendix B. Managing POWER processor-based blades Managing a POWER processor-based blade with the HMC Appendix C. IBM product engineering debug data collection Preparing to collect the pedbg Run pedbg collection command Offload pedbg collection Appendix D. Live Partition Mobility support log collection Background information HMC log collection Operating system log collection Virtual I/O Server Mover Server Partition snaps Hypervisor HMC resource dump Sending logs to IBM FTP to IBM IBM ECuRep Related publications IBM Redbooks Other publications Online resources Help from IBM Abbreviations and acronyms Index Contents vii viii IBM Power Systems HMC Implementation and Usage Guide Figures 1-1 IBM rack mounted 7042-CR6 (left) and IBM KVM 7316-TF3 (right) Processor capability mode The HMC Welcome page: System Plans The main system plan management page The system plan management page with a system plan selected Import System Plan window Format media Export System Plan window Create System Plan window Customize Network Setting: LAN Adapters tab Customize Network Setting for LAN Adapters: partition communication Customize Network Setting for LAN Adapters: RMC application Viewing a system plan Viewing a system plan Confirm removal of system plan window Launch deployment Confirm the deployment startup Deployment validation in progress Example of successful validation Request the details of a specific action List of the deployment steps Partition deployment: Deploy System Plan Wizard Deployment complete Dual HMC configuration on a private network Dual HMC physical connections Example of redundant remote HMC Create Configuration pane: Selecting the RAID level Select Drives pane: Check All Creation Configuration pane: Saving the configuration Select Virtual Drive Operation pane: Start Operation Rear view of a rack-mounted HMC 7042-CR Rear view of a rack-mounted HMC 7042-CR5 and CR Rear view of a stand-alone HMC 7042-C06 and 7042-C Rear view of a stand-alone HMC 7042-C Welcome panel: Launch Guided Setup Wizard Change Date and Time Configure HMC Network Settings Configure eth0 Private Network Copyright IBM Corp All rights reserved. ix 3-9 Configure eth0 DHCP Launch Guided Setup Wizard - Configure HMC Network Settings Configure eth1 IP assignment Launch Guided Setup Wizard - Configure HMC Firewall for eth Launch Guided Setup Wizard - Configure HMC Firewall for eth Launch Guided Setup Wizard - Configure HMC Network Settings Launch Guided Setup Wizard - Configure HMC Host Name Launch Guided Setup Wizard: Configure HMC gateway Launch Guided Setup Wizard - Configure DNS Launch Guided Setup Wizard - Configure Domain Suffix Launch Guided Setup Wizard - The Next Steps panel Notification of Problem Events panel Status panel Setting up the call home window Call Home Setup Wizard: Specify Contact Information Call Home Setup Wizard: Configure Connectivity Configure local modem Configure a pass-through system Configure Call Home Server Consoles Authorize users for Electronic Service Agent Summary of ESA Update Password - Authentication Passed Power on the managed system Connectivity: Multi-drawer with one HMC Network Redundancy To support FSP failover Redundant HMC for High-End Server HMC Identification tab LAN Adapters tab LAN Adapter configuration Firewall Settings tab Name Services tab Routing tab Network Diagnostic Information: Ping Network topology User Profiles window Change User Password window Customize User Controls window Add a new managed resource role Create New Certificate Role of PHYP for virtual I/O Virtual SCSI overview Create Virtual SCSI Adapter panel x IBM Power Systems HMC Implementation and Usage Guide 4-17 NPIV overview VLAN example: Two VLANs Virtual Ethernet connection Shared Ethernet Adapter configuration Shared Ethernet Adapter OSI layer Processor sharing Setting partition availability priority Create Virtual I/O Server LPAR Create Partition panel Processing Settings panel Create dedicated processor partition Processor setting with dedicated processors Partition memory setting Partition physical I/O setting Configuring virtual resource Create virtual Ethernet adapter Create virtual SCSI adapter Logical Host Ethernet Adapters (LHEAs) Optional settings Profile Summary window Restricted IO Partition check box Option IBM Capacity on Demand offering Power Systems Capacity on Demand website Capacity on Demand activation code panel Capacity on Demand activation code output HMC Capacity on Demand enter code panel ASMI Capacity on Demand enter code panel Stopping Trial CoD panel HMC Welcome window HMC Log on window HMC logoff or disconnect window Reconnecting the previous session HMC workplace window Active tasks in the Task bar Add Managed Systems window System Management servers window Column configuration Views option Create new custom view Properties tasks of the server Power On task Power Off task Power Management task Figures xi 5-16 Identify LED task Set up a Scheduled Operation task: Date and TIme Set up a Scheduled Operation task: Repeat Customize Scheduled Operations task Partition Workload Groups task Manage Custom Groups task Manage System Profile task Service processor status task Reset or remove connections task Host Ethernet list Host Ethernet Physical Port Configuration Partition Properties task Change Default Profile task Activate Logical Partition task Restart Partition task Shut Down Partitions task Delete Logical Partition task Managed Profiles task Save Partition Configuration task Frames option in the navigation pane Confirm the HMC version View HMC events task Shut down or restart task Sample of Tip of the Day window View license task Change Default User Interface Settings task Change User Interface Settings task Customize Console Date and Time task NTP Configuration task User and Tasks task Configure LDAP task Remote Command Execution task Remote Virtual Terminal task Remote Operation task Change Language and Locale task Create Welcome Text task Sample of welcome text Manage Data Replication task Peer-to-Peer replication Master-to-Subordinate replication Manage Install Resources task Virtual terminal window Virtual terminal error xii IBM Power Systems HMC Implementation and Usage Guide 5-59 Start a new session from IBM Personal Communications menu Configure IBM 5250 session terminal emulator Configure User ID signon information window Enter option 21 for American English language option Select IBM Power Systems to connect Type of connection to IBM i LPAR Profile Data Restore task Initialize Profile Data task Profile Data Backup task Backup profile data results window Profile Data Delete task Access Service Management from the HMC main menu Service Management: main view Service Management: creating a serviceable event Service Management: manage serviceable events Service Management: serviceable event overview Service Management; event description Service Management: reporting options Service Management: View details about service event Service Management, repair action on service event Service Management: manage problem data Service Management: close a service event Service management: remote access options Manage Remote Connections window Manage Remote Support Requests window Service Management: HMC data options Service Management: Format Media Service Management: Initiate dump from the server Service Management: Initiate system dump Service Management: Initiate system dump for managed system Service Management: System dump complete Service Management: Dump results Service Management: Transmit Service Management: FTP settings Service Management: Enable the call home feature Manage Outbound Connectivity option: Local Modem tab Modem configuration Manage Outbound Connectivity option: Internet access Manage Outbound Connectivity option: Internet VPN Manage Outbound Connectivity option: Pass-Through Systems tab Add servers for pass-through access Add servers for pass-through access: Results Manage Inbound Connectivity window: Remote Service tab Figures xiii 6-33 Manage Inbound Connectivity task, Call Answer tab Manage Customer Information task, Administrator tab Manage Customer Information task, System tab Manage Customer Information task, Account Information tab Electronic services, registration Enter addresses to associate the HMC with eservice IBM Electronic Support website; Sign in with your IBM ID Electronic services My systems portal Manage Serviceable Event Notification task Add Address panel for notification Manage Connection Monitoring task Manage POWER4 Service Agent task Back up HMC Data menu Customize Scheduled Operations window Set up a Scheduled Operation window Scheduled backup HMC Data Repeat Option Scheduled HMC Data backup storage Options tab Restore HMC Data menu from HMC management Shows the version number of HMC and managed systems Fix Level Recommendation Tool website Fix Level Recommendation Tool product options window Fix Level Recommendation Tool recommendation window Displays the HMC software that is available on the website Choose HMC Firmware for select fix type option HMC firmware release level menu HMC software and update files available on the IBM website Downloading option HMC software and fix images Install Corrective Service window Save Upgrade Data wizard Firmware and HMC select fix type: System firmware Firmware and HMC assistance option System firmware download selection Launch ASMI from HMC Advanced System Management main menu System power on and off options System Service Aids menu Error and event logs Capturing overall system information with system dump procedure Reset service processor Factory configuration reset System Information menu Display details of VPD Displays all VPD detail xiv IBM Power Systems HMC Implementation and Usage Guide 6-76 Progress Indicator History option Real-time Progress Indicator System Configuration menu System Name Configure I/O Enclosures window Time of Day function Firmware Update Policy before POWER Firmware Update Policy in certain models of POWER7 Systems Hardware Management Consoles window Deconfiguration Policies window Processor Deconfiguration window Processor Deconfiguration window Memory Deconfiguration window Memory deconfiguration memory bank selection Program Vital Product Data panel System Keyword display example System Enclosures display example Service Indicators menu System Attention Indicator when indicator is on System Attention Indicator when indicator is off Enclosure Indicators window Enclosure Identify window Network Services menu HMC Ethernet port configuration Network Access window Performance setup CoD Order Information example CoD Activation window Update Installed Languages menu A-1 IBM Systems Director environment B-1 HMC networks diagram B-2 Blade configuration management network B-3 Setting FSP IP address for Power Systems blade B-4 Power Systems blade ASMI login B-5 Hardware Management Console C-1 List HMC user command shows no hscpe user C-2 List HMC user command show hscpe user C-3 Sample of the process of offloading logs to a USB media device C-4 Sample of process offloading logs to a network scp server Figures xv xvi IBM Power Systems HMC Implementation and Usage Guide Tables 1-1 HMC and POWER processors interoperability Possible status for each node Meaning of node status Predefined HMC roles Devices associates with tagged IOAs Components of the HMC workplace window Several icons to indicate the type of information in the FLRT report Default IP address for server connectors HMC1 and HMC Default login user ID and password Copyright IBM Corp All rights reserved. xvii xviii IBM Power Systems HMC Implementation and Usage Guide Examples 6-1 HMC pedbg logs for LPM for more than one HMC Provide AIX client SNAP report If you have redundant VIO (four VIO) Collecting ctsnap Rename the file to include PMR number Collect hypervisor resource dump through a terminal D-1 Example to archive log files in AIX Copyright IBM Corp All rights reserved. xix xx IBM Power Systems HMC Implementation and Usage Guide Notices This information was developed for products and services offered in the U.S.A. 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