4. Overview of a PowerVM Environment

This chapter is intended to show how you can get an overview of a PowerVM environment. It is shown how some questions can be answered, such as:

    • How many and which LPARs are there in the PowerVM environment.
    • What is the status of the LPARs and the associated managed systems.
    • Which firmware versions are installed.
    • What is the hardware configuration of a managed system?

In addition, some administrative activities are presented as examples:

    • Activating an LPAR.
    • Shutting down an LPAR.
    • Console for an LPAR.