Unable to download BOFM configuration if AMM IP has 12 characters - IBM Servers
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Users may not be able to download an IBM BladeCenter Open Fabric Manager (BOFM) configuration after a modification has been made if the Advanced Management Module (AMM) Internet Protocol (IP) has 12 characters in the format of 'xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx.'
The system may be any of the following IBM servers:
The system is configured with at least one of the following:
The system is configured with one or more of the following IBM Option part numbers:
The system has the symptom described above.
Note: This does not imply that the network operating system will work under all combinations of hardware and software.
Please see the compatibility page for more information:
This behavior has been corrected in the new release of AMM firmware.
The file is be available by selecting the appropriate Product Group, type of System, Product name, Product machine type, and operating system on IBM Support's Fix Central web page, at the following URL:
Currently, the workaround is to use an Advanced Management Module (AMM) Internet Protocol (IP) with fewer than 12 characters.
The symptom occurs due to a character limitation in Advanced Management Module (AMM) firmware.
The Workaround alleviates the issue by using fewer than 12 characters in the Advanced Management Module (AMM) Internet Protocol (IP).
The Fix will add the ability to have 12 characters in the Advanced Management Module (AMM) Internet Protocol (IP).
Applicable countries and regions
Document id: MIGR-5092898