The IBM® Hardware Management Console (HMC) provides systems administrators a tool for planning, deploying, and managing IBM Power Systems™ servers. This IBM Redbooks® publication is an extension of IBM Power Systems HMC Implementation and Usage Guide, SG24-7491. It explains the new features of IBM Power Systems Hardware Management Console Version V220.127.116.11.
The major function that the HMC provides are Power Systems server hardware management and virtualization (partition) management. You can find information about virtualization management in the following document:
IBM PowerVM Virtualization Managing and Monitoring, SG24-7590
IBM PowerVM Virtualization Introduction and Configuration, SG24-7940
IBM PowerVM Enhancements What is New in 2013, SG24-8198
IBM Power Systems SR-IOV Technical Overview and Introduction, REDP-5065
The following new features of HMC V18.104.22.168 are described:
HMC V22.214.171.124 enhancements
Performance and Capacity Monitoring
HMC V126.96.36.199 upgrade changes
A 3Q 2014 update of this publication is planned adding additional new features.
Table of contents
Chapter 1. Hardware Management Console V188.8.131.52 new features
Chapter 2. Hardware Management Console V184.108.40.206 upgrade
Chapter 3. Performance and Capacity Monitor
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