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How do I get my vital product data (CoD information) using HMC V6?
How do I get my vital product data (CoD information) using HMC V7?
What is a standard request?
What is an exception request?
How do I get my vital product data (CoD information) using HMC V6?
Using Hardware Management Console (HMC) screens to display the information, follow these steps.
  1. Select Server and Partition.
  2. Select Server Management.
  3. Select the server object for which the information is desired.
  4. Then either right click the server, or click Selected from the menu.
  5. From the on-screen menu, select Manage on Demand Activations > Capacity on Demand > Show Code Information.
  6. Click the type of Trial CoD request for which you are collecting server CoD information.
    • standard request for processor
    • exception request for processor
    • standard request for memory
    • exception request for memory
  7. Click Next to see the desired information.
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How do I get my vital product data (CoD information) using HMC V7?
To view the capacity settings for processors or memory, do the following.
  1. In the navigation area of the HMC window, expand Systems Management.
  2. Select Servers.
  3. In the contents area, select the server on which you want to view capacity settings.
  4. Select Capacity on Demand.
  5. Select either Processor or Memory.
  6. Select the CoD offering that you want to view.
  7. Select View Code Information.
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What is a standard request?
A standard request is used to request a 30 day trial use of up to 2 additional processors or up to 4GB of memory, depending on the hardware installed on the system.

What is an exception request?
An exception request is similar to the standard request, except it is used to request 30 days of trial use for all inactive processors or memory.
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