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cllsif output is miss leading when there are multiple sites

Currently, the cllsif command lists every service IP label as available on every node and every site in the cluster. However, when a cluster has multiple sites that requires different IP addresses in each site, that means that a given service IP l...
5 months ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Submitted

Automation to activate / deactivate RPV server & client devices for PowerHA/XD managed GLVM VGs before after FS related tasks.

PowerHA/XD handles the RPV server & client devices on it's own. After the resource group take over has been completed, PowerHA/XD will: - unconfigures the RPV server devices (puts them to defined state) belonging to the RG's volume groups on ...
7 months ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Submitted

PowerHA Cluster Testtool Test Tool enhancements require at PowerHA 7.1 and later.

When using the PowerHA Cluster Test Tool in Custom Test mode with a Test Plan, the NETWORK_DOWN_LOCAL event fails and brings down the network interfaces. Other network event tests may also fail. There was architecture change between PowerHA v 6.1...
8 months ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Submitted

Straighten Event handling in PowerHA / SystemMirror

PowerHA uses "events" to handle transitions to various states. (At least some of) These events are poorly described in the documentation and the usability of PowerHA would greatly profit from an improvement there. Furthermore - as described in the...
10 months ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Submitted

Highly available solution for PowerSC MFA using PowerHA (smartassist)

PowerSC MFA 2.0 now supports Postgres replication for High Availability. It would be a simple task to build start/stop and monitoring scripts for PowerHA to manage the availability of the MFA server, the database and the keys. This would allow for...
10 months ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Under review

Need for PowerHA ROHA access to HMC by exchanging SSH Key rather entering Password

When setting up PowerHA ROHA we need to enter for accessing HMC with Userid a password. It would be more useful to setup also HMC access with SSH Key.
10 months ago in PowerHA for AIX 3 Needs more information

Need only minimum capabilities for PowerHA ROHA accessing HMC

When defining ROHA we have to setup access to HMC to fulfill various task e.g. increasing/decreasing CPU Entitlement and Memory as an examplt. FOr this we need to use e.g. HSCROOT which has full access to anything on the HMC including Shutdown a P...
10 months ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Under review

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.
over 1 year ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Future consideration

PowerHA Verify

PowerHA verify and sync should have a verify only option to verify the configuration before making changes to the cluster.
over 1 year ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Under review

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...
over 1 year ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Under review