How do you find out the Hardware Management Console (HMC) IP address and enable remote access to HMC?
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The procedures are fully documented in both the HMC documentation ( and a Redbook (

Note that shell command line is not available under HMC and therefore ifconfig is not a correct answer.
Kent OlsenData Warehouse Architect / DBACommented:
Hi JohnLucania,

If you have physical access to the HMC, it's just a linux system.  ifconfig will do the trick.

Good Luck!
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