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My votes: PowerHA for AIX

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implement an ON/OFF function to force syncvg after takeover after a node failure occurs.

Implement an ON/OFF function to force syncvg after takeover after a node failure occurs. When a node failure occurs on the service machine and the shared disk created by AIX LVM mirror is taken over to the standby machine, syncvg is forced using t...
7 months ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Submitted

Add options to use different shared Filesystems for SAP Smart Assist

When using PHA SAP Smart Assist it is required to use NFS 4.It would be very helpful to have an option to use NFS 3 or ISS (GPFS) instead.
12 months ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Submitted

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 feature to be able to add mount options to NFS cross mounts

For some our NFS cross mounted filesystems we need to be able to add additional NFS mount options. This is a requirement triggered by SAP. It also should be added to the SAP Smart Assist tools.
over 1 year ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Under review

PowerHA SMUI support of ECDSA keys

Current SMUI is using 8+ years old SSH libraries which do support only RSA keys. More modern keys like ECDSA are supported by used libraries for about 4 years. I do not understand why modern UI is relying on ancient libraries and does not allow us...
6 months ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Under review

Improve PowerHA SVC/FlashSystem ssh access security model

Today PowerHA requires unrestricted the Admin role via SSH to manage the copy relationships on SVC/FlashSystem family storage. In todays modern security environment this is unacceptable to have a full multitenant array have unrestricted SSH access...
about 1 year ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Submitted

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

PowerHA make use of the SVC tiebreaker information

For SVC Stretched Cluster based PowerHA implementation. For split-brain situations, it would be very helpful if PowerHA would be able read the decision made by the underlying SVC cluster.
over 4 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Not under consideration

PowerHA cl_extendvg

Today if you extend a cluster VG through smit hacmp or by command cl_extendvg the disk will be added even it is used already on another system.In non PowerHA environments (extendvg) this is avoided and you would have to force the command. In Power...
about 3 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Under review

Enhance PHA Startup Policy "Online Using Node Distribution Policy"

Today the PowerHA Starup policy "Online Using Node Distribution Policy" is hard coded to use the CPU load only.There should be the same list of options as for Resource Group Fallover policy "Fallover Using Dynamic Node Priority".
over 3 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Planned for future release