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Power Systems to support replacement of WWPN's on HBA Cards

On Power9 the EN1C/EN1D cards use hard soldered SFP's; when a SFP fails the HBA must replaced, which requires SAN Zoning Changes These cards have the capability to replace the WWPN/WWNN, and we require a method to update the replacement HBA's WWPN...
over 3 years ago in Power Systems Design 1 Delivered

Add Power Systems Hardware to the

The hardware side of Power Systems seems to be missing in this tool. I had to choose "Power Systems: Systems Design" as the closest category which is strange because this doesn't show up in the list of supported categories here:
over 2 years ago in Power Systems Design 1 Delivered

Add support for the 4 core processor in the S1022s for IBMi to enable full utilization of all PCIe slots

Customers need access to all PCIe slots on the S1022s but they do not want to install two 8 Core processors but two 4 core processors. Please add support for the two 4 core processors in the server.
almost 2 years ago in Power Systems Design 1 Delivered

Need SAS tape support in deskside model

Many of the small IBM i customers have deskside systems. We need SAS tape support in the 9105-41B deskside model.
almost 2 years ago in Power Systems Design 1 Delivered

Calculating partition minimum memory in System Planning Tool

When planning the memory usage in a new LPAR'd Power System using the System Planning Tool the minimum memory allowed does not work when you actually build the partitions. The tool allows lower minimum memory than the actual install will allow. It...
about 1 year ago in Power Systems Design 2 Delivered

Support for 4-port 32 Gbps HBAs on Power servers

As more companies are consolidating workloads onto smaller numbers of Power servers, their I/O needs are increasing to support those multiple workloads. To support these requirements, it would be helpful to have support for 4-port 32 Gbps Fibre Ch...
almost 2 years ago in Power Systems Design 2 Delivered