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In the latest version of PowerVC 220.127.116.11 it is possible during deployment to select two redundant SR-IOV networks. With that PowerVC will create two vNIC backing devices, one in each VIO (assuming two VIOS). Especially CSI customers want to have m...
about 2 years ago
PowerVC - attachment of all components using SSH keys
In PowerVC only storage and NovaLink has the possibility to attach them using SSH keys. For the other components, such as HMCs and fabrics it's only possible to use user/password. PowerVC should support SSH keys for all components.
about 3 years ago
For customers with just 2 sites, a PowerVC Multi-Node implementation with just 2 nodes and STONITH is needed to have a proper working high availability solution. Installing PowerVC Multi-Node with 3 nodes in just 2 sites will always end up in the ...
almost 2 years ago
In PowerVC sometimes it takes a lot of time until an active RMC state is recognized and shown in PowerVC. The HMC provides an event mechanism over the REST API that may be used to inform PowerVC of RMC state changes. If this mechanism is used the ...
almost 3 years ago
Banking customer has deployed NetApp (FAS8080) storage with AFF & FAS controllers. Currently CBS is deployed on AFF. And they are evaluating IBM Power8 E880 Systems for Core banking Software (Finacle 10.x).
almost 6 years ago
Configuring IPG to be exclusive for Tape Storage Templates
Most of the Power customers follow the best practice of segregating Disk and Tape traffic onto separate VIOS FC ports. Although PowerVC currently allows for specifying an IPG on Tape storage template (CLI), this IPG can be used by other Storage Te...
Need of merge of information from PowerVC to another PowerVC
We have two "old" PowerVC and want to move them into one new PowerVC. Currently we can only backup and restore one PowerVC to another but second cannot be integrated. We need to be able to move Hosts or a complete PowerVC into another PowerVC with...
over 4 years ago
The HMC connection should allow for ssh keys to stop relying on the hmc username and particularly password. As our HMC Password is meant to change once used. So using a public/private key after the first authentication is necessary.
over 2 years ago
Option to save VM configuration (Compute Template/SCG-IPG/Volume Template mapping/IP address mapping etc) while unmanaging a VM, so that managing the VM back brings back the configuration.
Currently the VM configuration information such as Compute Template used/SCG-IPG used/Volume Template mapping/IP address mapping etc are lost when a VM is unmanaged. Remanaging the same VM causes problem as the information is lost and it is upto t...
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