I found the Help link. It uses FTP, so I had to start the FTP server.
Sean Porterfield

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From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Porterfield, Sean
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Subject: RE: How to back up HMC to disk on IBM i lpar

I didn't know we could do that. Is that the IP address we use to connect to the IBM i, or the address the HMC uses for communication?

I tried both, just in case, but neither worked for me.

An error occurred attempting to contact the remote system. Ensure a valid hostname or IP address has been entered and try the operation again.


The HMC is able to ping the system IP address I used and is connected to the system for management.

HMC Version 7, release 3.5.0, service pack 0, build level 20091201.1, model 7310CR4

Any ideas?
Sean Porterfield

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