IBM Power HMC Providers

To use an IBM Power HMC provider, add it to the appliance and authenticate its hosts.

Adding an IBM Power HMC Provider

After initial installation and creation of a ManageIQ environment, add an IBM Power HMC provider to the appliance.

  1. Browse to menu: Compute > Infrastructure > Providers.

  2. Click Configuration, then click Add a New Infrastructure Provider (Add a New Infrastructure Provider).

  3. Select IBM Power HMC from the Type list.

  4. Enter the Name of the provider to add. The Name is how the device is labeled in the console.

  5. Select the appropriate Zone for the provider. By default, the zone is set to default.

  6. Under Endpoints, configure the following:

    • Select SSL or SSL without validation for Security Protocol to specify whether to authenticate securely to the provider using SSL.

    • Enter the Hostname (or IPv4 or IPv6 address) of the provider. The Hostname must use a unique fully qualified domain name.

    • Enter the API port if your provider uses a non-standard port for access.

    • Enter the user name in the Username field.

    • Enter the password in the Password field.

    • Click Validate to confirm ManageIQ can connect to the IBM Power HMC.

  7. Click Add.