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Status Under review
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 18, 2021

Collecting FFDC data for compute nodes

IBM Cloud Pak System UI provided the possibility to collect compute node LOG file collections via "System troubleshooting".
These compute node LOG collections contains a separate FFDC ( First Failure Data Capture) ZIP file which contains NOT current data.

Use Case
The FFDC data is critical for Lenovo for comprehensive analyze, therefore the FFDC files should contains current log file information. FFDC data have to be collected like described by Lenovo: ffdc command https://systemx.lenovofiles.com/help/index.jsp?topic=%2Fcom.lenovo.sysx.imm2.doc%2Fnn1ia_r_ffdccommand.html&cp=0_4_0_8_8_3
RFE ID 148711
RFE URL
RFE Product PureApplication System
Idea Priority High