The HMC V7R7.2.0 has been released and it includes a feature which has long been in demand: the ability to change VLANs dynamically on virtual ethernet adapters.
Hooray! The documentation for the HMC release notes explain that this feature is for Power7 servers only:
The chhwres command has been enhanced to support dynamically changing the properties of a virtual Ethernet adapter which is assigned to a running partition ( POWER7 servers only) . The properties that can be changed are the IEEE 802.1Q setting, the virtual LANs , and... [More]