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Add Control/Device Descriptions to the monitored resources.

This would be useful as some of us have Control/Device descriptions that are tied to the application setup within the iasp. This would benefit anyone that has to go through adding /removing multiple devices due to the above process. (We have anywh...
29 days ago in IBM i / PowerHA 0 Submitted

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...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / PowerHA 0 Submitted

Support Flashcopy for PowerVS

Please add the capability to do flashcopy operations for iASPs to enable off-line backups for PowerVS with Geo-mirror.
4 months ago in IBM i / PowerHA 0 Submitted

Please we need a web interface to manage POWERHA for IBM-i!

With the new web interface you can only monitor the resources on the cluster and this its not so useful really. It's 2023 and for manage powerha i currently still use the old Heritage. It's a painful task.
7 months ago in IBM i / PowerHA 2 Future 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 ...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / PowerHA 1 Not under consideration

vdisk_protection_enabled in IBM i PowerHA environments

This is the corresponding RFE to RFE number 141546 but for IBM i side.Spectrum Virtualize (be it flashsystems or SVC) introduced feature to restrict LUNS from being unmapped or deleted from storage when there was I/O in last XX minutes.This featur...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / PowerHA 2 Future 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 ...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / PowerHA 2 Not under consideration

Simple green-screen 'Readiness' command for PowerHA

Provide an OS/400 command that will check the readiness of a PowerHA configuration and return a 'ready' or 'not ready/attention' response. Use Case: Monitoring a PowerHA mirroring configuration is a manual process using green-screen or Web Navigat...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / PowerHA 2 Future 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...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / PowerHA 4 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...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / PowerHA 2 Not under consideration