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My ideas: PowerHA for AIX

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add feature to predict if "verification + synchronisation" will bring resource group(s) down of not

When you make a change to the powerHA configuration on one node you have to run "Verify and Synchronize Cluster Configuration" to propagate the change to the other nodes. When you do that the smit panels will give you the following warning: "Depen...
6 months ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Future consideration

Add a PowerHA smart Assist component for IBM InfoSphere DataStage app

Our team uses PowerHA SystemMirror for our IBM InfoSphere DataStage application. However, PowerHA SystemMirror doesn't have a smart assist components for this product.
almost 3 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Future consideration

Integrate Fix Central in the PowerHA GUI

the availability to have an easier way to just see FixCentral information.IT would be an interesting feature to integrate this in the PowerHA GUI to have it on a single Management interface.
over 3 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Future consideration

Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) support

Increasing security requirements need to have MFA for the login at least in the GUI. (better for both, GUI and CLI)
over 3 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Future consideration

Add cli_chgrpmem command in order to add/remove 1,000+ users to/from a group

The current PowerHA release does not allow to add a group with 1000+ ID (verified with 1023 and 1246 IDs): doing so, CSPOC produces "Command is too long" error. Increasing CSPOC internal buffer to 32K does not help (debug iFix "dbg40041_a" was tes...
over 3 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Future consideration

trustchk error message issued druiing bosboot after changing powerHA syncd value

On AIX 7.2.4.2 and powerHA 7.2.3.3 we receive a trustchk error message when performing bosboot after changing the synd value from the default value of 60 to 10.
over 3 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 4 Future consideration

Add prefered site option to the tiebreaker solution in PHA

When using the current tiebreaker solution for split brain protection then it's a random based decision which site will win. For some setup it would be helpful if there would be an option to define a preferred site.
over 4 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Future consideration

PowerHA - Enhance checks in cl_activate_fs in case of non NODE_DOWN events to prevent dual mount of file system

In step "cl_activate_fs" PowerHA has to bring the file system online in the case a NODE_DOWN event has happened. Current Behavior: The behavior of node2's RG takeover logic calling fsck is behaving as designed. This operation deactivates the mount...
over 4 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Future consideration

alternative IP address for the PowerHA SystemMirror GUI communication

The official documentation (https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSPHQG_7.2/rnstandard723/rnstd723.htm) says, that this is already implemented which is wrong.When the SMUI GUI starts gathering the clusterdata it connects not over the alt...
over 4 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Future consideration

Tie Breaker disk add site priority

It will be useful if we would add a priority option to the tiebreaker solution.The idea is: - If the system with a lower priority will do a sleep of some seconds (need to be configurable), before it tries to get hold of the Tie-breaker. This would...
almost 7 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Future consideration