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My votes: PowerVM VIOS

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viosecure Firewall - add support for adding a whole subnet

Currently viosecure firewall supports only adding single IP addresses ( -address parameter) to the firewall rules. However, it would be good to have a possibility / option to add whole subnet sometimes, without the need to explicitly set each IP a...
11 days ago in PowerVM VIOS 0 Under review

vnicserver device needs to signal to phyp when it's shutting down to avoid network outage

Environment:Power9 server with vios 3.1.3.21 pair which host vnicserver devices with backing sriov adapters for the vnic client devices in failover configuration Problem:During shutdown/reboot of the vio server that hosts the active vnicserver dev...
over 1 year ago in PowerVM VIOS 0 Future consideration

resize command for VIOS

resize command from X11.apps.xterm helps to determine current window size and to set corresponding environment variables. It is extremely useful if an administrator works with VIO through HMC interface or use some other "not clean" interfaces. res...
2 months ago in PowerVM VIOS 1 Submitted

Node exporter for VIOS

We (PowerVS) request a Prometheus exporter for the VIOS that can send system and partition utilization data to the Prometheus time-series database. This would greatly assist in consolidating performance data in a single location alongside other in...
about 2 months ago in PowerVM VIOS 0 Submitted

Would like to see NVMe over TCP/IP supported in the IBM Power Hardware and IBM Storage offering lines

NVMe/TCP is to provide a low latency, shared storage solution to take advantage of existing high speed network infrastructure. Would like to see this supported within the VIOS so that all supported OS's ( AIX / IBM i / Linux on Power ) can take ad...
about 1 year ago in PowerVM VIOS 5 Future consideration

LPM for LPARs with vNIC causes false call home

When LPM moving LPARs whith vNIC adapters to a different power server during the removal stage we see errlog entries in the hosting VIO server like: Jun 19 08:50:29 ent16 T LNC2ENT_EEH_EXIT EEH recovery exitJun 19 08:50:28 sysplanar0 T PCI_RECOVER...
almost 4 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 1 Future consideration

add SEA Sharing mode support for adding/removing vETH adapters

I also opened the case TS011984472. Adding or removing vETH adapters to a SEA Sharing mode will create a downtime as design limitation.Could you please re-design the SEA Sharing mode?
about 1 year ago in PowerVM VIOS 0 Future consideration

cron log auto maintenance

Customer met /var full problem several times in VIOS 3.1. I checked their environment and found /var/adm/cron/log is very huge. It causes filesytem full. I know /etc/cronlog.conf maintained cron's log, but VIOS doesn't set that file. I know cusome...
9 months ago in PowerVM VIOS 0 Under review

When is the next upgrade to viosecure expected? Some ideas for inclusion for CIS compliance...

Is an upgrade to viosecure planned? What new items will be included? Our CIS compliance fails to pass the AIX benchmark, but we've not found a VIOs benchmark. Will some new password parameters from CIS 3.1.2.* be added to VIOs, such as: mindigit, ...
3 months ago in PowerVM VIOS 0 Submitted

viosupgrade force/yes option

viosupgrade command helps to upgrade VIOS 3.1 to 4.1. If viosupgrade finds some outdated filesets which are possibly not supported on VIOS 4.1, it stops and waits for user's confirmation. In an automated process it means that a user should confirm...
5 months ago in PowerVM VIOS 0 Future consideration