Hardware Management Console (HMC) for Power Systems with IBM i – OL52G CR,ILO

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Course Code: OL52G

Brand: Power Systems – IBM i

Category: Systems

Skill Level: Intermediate

Duration: 16.00H

Modality: CR,ILO




This is an intermediate course for IBM, IBM Business Partners, and customers that have a need for HMC operations and management.



There are no prerequisites for this course.


Short Summary

This course teaches the functions and capabilities provided by the HMC to manage a Power system with IBM i



This course is designed to familiarize the student with functions of the HMC using lecture and lab exercises.



Day 1

  • Welcome
  • Unit 1: Introduction to the Hardware Management Console
  • Unit 2: Setting up and configuring the HMC
  • Exercise 1: eLab access, installation, and navigation
  • Unit 3: System management
  • Exercise 2: Managed server tasks and navigation

Day 2

  • Unit 4: System plans
  • Exercise 3: Working with system plans
  • Unit 5: HMC management
  • Exercise 4: HMC management
  • Unit 6: Service management
  • Unit 7: Updates to the HMC and firmware
  • Exercise 5: Fixes
  • Unit 8: Advanced functions for the HMC
  • Exercise 6: Secure Shell, remote 5250, and ASM
  • Exercise 7: Create a simple LPAR and partition tasks
  • Unit 9: New enhancements



  • Install an HMC and go through the setup wizard
  • Connect the HMC to a managed system
  • Create and manage partitions manually or with a .sysplan
  • Manage the HMC including updating code for the HMC and firmware in the managed system
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