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in SR-IOV we can define a comment field for FC adapter and vFC adapter in the LPAR in AIX and VIOS. This would be useful to t

in SR-IOV we can define a comment field for FC adapter and vFC adapter in the LPAR in AIX and VIOS. This would be useful to tag fabrics , usage etc.
over 6 years ago in PowerVM 3 Delivered

Request work-around for CPU Meltdown and Spectra Issue

Platform========Power System 7, 7+, 8, 9AIX 7.XVIOS 2.X Description===========Samsung Electronics Global-ERP system has a concern about CPU Meltdown and Spectre Patch issue.(CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5753, and CVE-2017-5754) As you know, i-fixes for...
over 6 years ago in PowerVM 6 Delivered

PEP2.0 SAP Linux Dedicated processors

Possibility to manage dedicated processors inside/along power enterprise pool 2.0
almost 5 years ago in PowerVM 4 Delivered

Comment tagging for SR-IOV and FC/vFC

in SR-IOV we can define a comment field for FC adapter and vFC adapter in the LPAR in AIX and VIOS. This would be useful to tag fabrics , usage etc.
over 6 years ago in PowerVM 4 Delivered

Provide method to update ASMI password using scripts

Provide method to update ASMI password using scripts - either with direct SSH or via HMC etc
over 4 years ago in PowerVM 1 Delivered

Check power IO enlarged capacity programmatically

We need a way to check / display the setting of the 'Enlarged I/O capacity' setting of the power server adapters. This setting is essential for the correct functionality of the ESS IO servers and its misconfiguration has performance and stability ...
about 8 years ago in PowerVM 3 Delivered

UAK: Automatically update UAK's when approaching expiration.

IBM has multiple sites detailing how to set up your HMC (or single lpar system running IBMi) to automatically retrieve Update Access Keys. However it does little good if you still have to go to ESS for each system and request a new key manually. U...
over 2 years ago in PowerVM 1 Delivered

HMC as Single Point of Control for System Time Consistency

During a P6 to P7 HW upgrade on one of the frames the systemtime was not set correctly for the German Time Zone. UTC waserroneously take to be UTC +0100. The time offset of one hourwas propagated after system IPL to all LPARs and is just to larget...
over 7 years ago in PowerVM 2 Delivered

PowerVM LPAR flag time_ref is not working on servers with LPM capability turned off

Although LPM capability is part of PowerVM by default in Power9 servers, there are setups which have this capability deactivated due to licensing requirements of 3rd party software (looking at you, Oracle). Due to substantially less precise source...
over 3 years ago in PowerVM 0 Delivered

IBM i freezes during VIOS dump

When a VIOS dumps (for any reason) the IBM i client partitions freeze waiting the end of the dump and the IPL of the first VIOS in order to be served by the second VIOS. The time is variable but around 4-5 minutes (not feasable for a bank online)....
over 4 years ago in PowerVM 1 Delivered