Some times, when you shutdown LPAR, it’s appear inactive but there is some Cores Allocated to this LPAR and overall the HMC doesn’t see the Free cores.
so, here is the solution for this issue :
– First, login to HMC Console (Command Line)
– write the following Command to get the System name which contain the LPAR: Continue reading
if you have Many Managed Systems connected to HMC and you need to list ALL LPARs that you have on a table view like the following output:
Server Name : Server-****-***-***
LPAR Name LPAR Number IP Address
TEST1 5 10.10.10.1
TEST2 4 10.10.10.2
TEST2 3 10.10.10.3
TEST4 2 10.10.10.4
LPAR 1 10.10.10.5
VIO 6 10.10.10.6
The AIX Operating System has a Secure Web Interface Management Tool which has the same functions of “Smitty”.
you just need to open port “5336” on your AIX Machine and try to access it through the Web browser from the following link :
you must open the following Ports between HMC IP & LPAR IP to can perform RMC Functions like Dynamic Reallocation or VIO Vitualization
Ports : “657 , 2300 , 2301“
To check uptime on the hmc.
you must login with ‘hscpe’ user then switch to root user and run ‘uptime’ commands, but this require a PESH Password and you must take it from IBM Engineering Service Support.