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Short for Hardware Management Console, HMC is an acronym frequently used to describe the IBM technology for managing and monitoring IBM mainframe (System z) or IBM UNIX (system p) servers. The HMC uses its network connections to one or more servers or frames to perform various management functions.  As defined by IBM, Hardware Management Console technology provides a standard user interface for configuring and operating partitioned and SMP systems. The HMC enables a system administrator to manage configuration and operation of partitions in a system, as well as to monitor the system for hardware problems.







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