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My votes: PowerHA

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Change the timeout limit for Hyperswap on IBM i driver

I'm opening this request on name of a Bank in Spain. They have PowerHA Express with DS8K hyper swap. During the upgrade of the firmware of DS8K some of the IBM i LPARs switched to the secondary storage box. They think this behavior is not acceptab...
9 months ago in IBM i / PowerHA 1 Not under consideration

Add TCP/IP route to administrative domain

Hi, is it possibile to add TCP/IP routes in a administrative domain as a monitored resources.
6 months ago in IBM i / PowerHA 1 Not under consideration

ENDFLASH to not write changes on VRYOFF

Problem description: We create flash partitions for temporary use and on the ENDFLASH we are just going to do another STRFLASH to refresh the data. No need to keep it. The writing changes to disk on the Vary Off is taking anywhere from 5-20 minute...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / PowerHA 4 Not under consideration

Replicate save status and last save information across nodes in PowerHa Cluster.

In a PowerHA cluster, if I perform a save operation (to a tape drive) in a FlashCopy system that information is not spread among other systems in cluster specially production (main) system. This cause some objects that must be saved before delete ...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / PowerHA 1 Not under consideration

PowerHA should support metromirror on Storwize hyperswap configurations

PowerHA currently doesn't support metromirror configurations if storwize systems are configured as hyperswap. Use Case: In mixed operating system environments there might be a need to have hyperswap as well as metro-mirror configurations on storwi...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / PowerHA 2 Not under consideration

To ADD(CHG)SVCCPYD command, provide the capability to enter more than 128 entries in VRTDSKRNG parameter.

The VRTDSKRNG parameter of ADDSVCCPYD/CHGSVCCPYD commands allows entering up to 128 volumes ranges.The RFE is to increase this maximum value or provide a way (for instance through a user space as for SAVLIB command and LIB parameter) to specify mo...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / PowerHA 2 Not under consideration

Allow GeoMirror AA macro's to be tunable via ASPSSN management

Over the past year or so, we've had a few macros that have been created for Geographic Mirror via PTFs:1) window size: GETDATAPORTRECEIVEBUFFERSIZE and SETDATAPORTRECEIVEBUFFERSIZE2) directory sync tasks: GETFULLSYNCDIRINFOMODE and SETFULLSYNCDIR...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / PowerHA 2 Not under consideration

Implement PowerHA Administrative Domain Policies in os 7.3

It would be very usefull to have Administrative Domain Policies (at least QCST_AD_CREATE and QCST_AD_DELETE) implemented by PTF also on 7.3 version of operating system the same way like QHA_AD_ANZCADPRF policy. Use Case: Deletion of user profiles ...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / PowerHA 2 Not under consideration