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PowerHA for AIX

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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

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

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

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

Monitor and correct PPRC consistency status to ensure mirrored disks are in-sync

Why is it useful? Failover may cause significant data loss if mirrored disks are out-of-sync for an extended period. By monitoring and automatically correcting or alerting PPRC out-of-sync condition will minimize data loss in the event of a failov...
about 1 year ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Submitted

Permament disablement of SNMP

Hi, please consider implementing a switch (smit or/and clmgr) for disabling starting of snmpd in rc.init which according to procedure https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6520466 will be overwritten on every PowerHA update.
about 1 year ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Submitted

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 log hacmp.log file shows ERROR message for TieBreaker setup at node startup , but it is not really an error.

This error is seen during starting first node. RSCT command chrsrc configures tiebreaker using Global Scope.But if the first node is started when the other node is completely down and thus not reachable, Global Scope is not usable.The error genera...
over 1 year ago in PowerHA for AIX 2 Under review

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...
about 2 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Under review