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My ideas: PowerVC

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Adding more than one Fabric to PowerVC when the Fabrics are merged

Situation: I have 4 brocade san fabrics. SASGSRFC07 SASGSRFC08 SASFX05 SASFX06 There is a ISL link between them. I have registered SASFX05 and SASFX06 successfully with PowerVC, but I am unable to register SASGSRFC07 and SASGSRFC08. The message I ...
12 days ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

authentication both OS and LDAP at same time

it would be great and useful to add the capability of authenticate both ways using ldap and also SO based in case of my LDAP user gets locked or, let's say an AD problem...the solution right now is to re configure to OS (losing any actual config o...
22 days ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Change view e permissione for role "VIEWER"

We operate as an ICP for several of our Power Systems client. As we explore the different cloud users' roles in PowerVC, we realize the Viewer user role is the one that fits as the most except for one thing. It is missing the 'resource usage' view...
26 days ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Powervc should warn the administrator about disruptive operations

In some cases powervc can initiate a disruptive change when performing a seemingly non invasive operation, such as adding a new volume. It performs the change in the background that can cause an outage of the VM, for example when zonemanager decid...
about 2 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Preferred node support for IBM SVC stretched cluster / PBHA

In a IBM (enhanced) stretched cluster or a PBHA (Hyperswap) implementation, it is necessary that the preferred node of a LUN is on the same site then the VM is running. Otherwise every IO has to go twice over the ISL's, because the multipath drive...
about 2 months ago in PowerVC 1 Submitted

Publish API(s) to perform the work done via CLI command powervc-edit-scg

For automation. And not needing elevated access to OSI.
about 2 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

cascading storage groups for EMC/Dell storage should be an option, not forced.

Sometime back IBM changed PowerVC to force cascading storage groups which caused extreme difficulty to the point of making PowerVC unusable in our EMC Storage array environment. Even after redommissioning PowerVC (with regret), we were migrating 5...
about 2 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Add tags found in HMC frame and LPARs to PowerVC

By allowing PowerVC to utilize the tags created in the HMC it would provide a consistent tag "naming" standard across the two products and save time.
about 2 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Add ssh key authentication type for HMC connection

Please add possibility to use ssh keys for PowerVC HMC connectivity, in a similar as there is possiblity to use ssh key auth type for Storage connections.
2 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Add Filter on "Networks" tab on new VM Deployment window

When deploying new VM ; it would be great to have Search filter on Networks Tab. Currently we have +150 Networks defined on our PowerVC, so it is not very convenient to sort & scroll when trying to find the correct network :)
2 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted