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Executing management tasks on IBM virtual assets

You can perform a variety of management tasks on the LPARs that are part of the IBM frame, such as stopping and starting the LPAR.

To execute management tasks on an IBM frame

  1. In the Servers folder, navigate to an IBM frame server and expand the Live node.
  2. Expand the IBM Configuration server object type and then expand the LPAR List node. The LPAR List node shows all the logical partitions in the frame. The icons indicate the status of the LPAR.

    Task

    Description

    Running

    Not activated

    Error

    Open Firmware

  3. Right-click an LPAR. From the pop-up menu, select any of the management tasks described in the following table.

    Task

    Description

    Snapshot and Audit

    See Monitoring compliance in the virtual environment.

    Delete

    Delete the LPAR.

    Start

    Start an LPAR from the hardware management console (HMC) and run any scripts that are configured to run when the partition starts.

    Restart

    Stop the LPAR from the HMC and then start it again.

    Stop

    Run any power-down scripts from the HMC and then stop the LPAR.

    Properties

    Displays a read-only view of the VM properties, such as path, power status, connection state, and so on.

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