Create Logical Volume using Shared Strorage pool on Classic HMC

Login your classic HMC.On previous post, we created shared storage pool.Now, I have some screenshoots about create volumes using shared storage pool. In the navigation pane, click the servers tab and select your server as shown below.Click the Virtual storage management. In this wizard,select your vios and click Query tab. Virtual storage management wizard is…

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Run VIO commands from the HMC using “viosvrcmd” without VIOs Passwords

Recently  we got a situation where  in we don’t know the passwords of  either padmin/root of VIOS  but need to run commands in VIOs. Found an interesting command  in HMC  called “viosvrcmd“,which will enble us to run commands on VIOs through HMC. viosvrcmd -m managed-system {-p partition-name | –id partition-ID} -c “command” [–help] Description: viosvrcmd…

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Remote Upgrade to HMC v7r9.0 using Network Images

– Save Upgrade data to HMC hard disk saveupgdata -r disk Note: This operation will mount a filesystem called /mnt/upgrade and save configuration data then unmount /mnt/upgrade. The Operation should only take a few moments. – Download the network install images to the HMC getupgfiles -h ftp.software.ibm.com -u anonymous –passwd ftp \ -d /software/server/hmc/network/v7790 Note:…

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Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in Bash affect DS8000 HMC (CVE-2014-6271, CVE-2014-7169, CVE-2014-7186, CVE-2014-7187, CVE-2014-6277, CVE-2014-6278)

Security Bulletin Summary Six Bash vulnerabilities were disclosed in September 2014. This bulletin addresses the vulnerabilities that have been referred to as “Bash Bug” or “Shellshock” and two memory corruption vulnerabilities. Bash is used by the DS8000 HMC. Vulnerability Details This update provides details on additional Bash related vulnerabilities since the original publication. CVE-ID: CVE-2014-6271…

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