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PowerVC should use a supported version of python3

The most recent version of PowerVC (2.0.3 released May 2022) installs with Python 3.6.8 and is coded so that it will only work only with Python 3.6.8. Python 3.6.8 went out of support 12/23/2021. Thus, PowerVC is using an insecure release of pytho...
8 days ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

powervc 2.0.3 without high availabity addon

You can only install powervc single node with available extension cost $399. I want to install powervc 2.0.3 on a single node not a high available cluster environment for test purposes etc . there for i have to enabel the high available extension ...
29 days ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

“Bring your own web server” to support other webservers rather than Apache httpd only

“Bring your own web server” to support other webservers rather than Apache httpd only Some companies don't allow httpd
about 1 month ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Customizable install location of PowerVC (rather than always /opt/ibm and /var/logs)

We don't support the operating system, and PowerVC is just an application, so needs to be out of root filesystems
about 1 month ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Enhance the Huawei Cinder Driver to be certified with PowerVC 2.0.3

Huawei Storage is used by a number of customers in Saudi Arabia who would like to use PowerVC for VM deployment with NPIV storage attached. Currently, PowerVC can only be used for vSCSI SSP storage because of the lack of functionality of the Huawe...
about 2 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Support importing OVA files created by aix command "create_ova"

From development we have got information: "the OVA created by PowerVC has a different set of properties. So the one created using AIX command will not work here". Make it possible to import also OVA created from aix command "create_ova".
2 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

OpenStack CLI support for all functions.

Untill now only some functions of openstack command are supported. Extend support to all functions, to have supported easy way for automation.
2 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Allow PowerVC to reflect Profile Changes made to the LPAR profile on the HMC.

This will be very helpful when changing any profile configuration on an LPAR. From what we have seen this is not working today. also when changes are made to a LPAR profile you have to unmanage and re-manage the LPAR in powervc. this can be extrem...
2 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Add a drop down to choose VIO Server on vNIC create on deploy

PVC 2.0.2.x introduced the ability to create network adapters in preferred order OR allow automated order on adapter creation. That was very handy (I saw the earlier RFE and you stepped up) as building bonds on back-end I need to know which adapte...
3 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Retype (migrate) volume between mirrored storage templates (different pools, same storage provider)

Problem: If you have a mirrored volume in PowerVC (Storage-Template-A) and you have to retype (migrate) this to also mirroed Storage-Template-B for any reason, this didn't work/isn't supported. Most customers, which do have a SVC, are using mir...
3 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted