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After VIOS complete boot to trigger any IBM i VMs to start
We could not find a mechanism to start IBM i VMs after VIOS complete IPL. This is necessary for unattended operations in case of power failure or a complete reboot of the hardware is required. VIOS starts automatically after the hardware is starte...
The possibility of using LPM (Live Partition Mobility) between two Power10 servers connected in direct attached mode to an IBM FS5035 storage
Customer purchased a second power10 for this purpose, but the LPM does not work. IBM Support states that LPM in a direct attached environment (no San Switches) is not supported. Is it possible to find a solution?
Today, IBM supply ISO images for the target PowerVM VIOS levels via entitled software distribution channel. However considering the overall security and audit posture for the clients ,can IBM look at providing a 'slimmer' VIOS image that only cont...
Use syslog service on VIO to send syslog into to syslog-ng splunk server
In talking with our Premium Proactive Support Team Lead Kellie Kronenberger she encouraged us to submit what our security team is seeking to implement via syslog as regards certain VIO servers in our environment. What our security team wants to ha...
updateios breaks the update due to network disruption
You can reach out Deepak Menezes(firstname.lastname@example.org) .This is with respect to issue we hit on case TS011570960Was installing Fix Pack 220.127.116.11 on top of his system 18.104.22.168.During the installation the Putty session disconnected due to network dis...
Correct error caused by Flash Copy -> VIOS_VFC_CLIENT_CON IDENTIFIER: B7BCD6A0 Description Virtual FC Client connection lost with I/O pending Probable Causes Client Timed out I/O or moved to another server during partition mobility
Please have the PowerHA Flash Copy Toolkit team look at correcting, possibly add additional delay time between the shutdown and power up of the flash copy partition to prevent locks, maybe they will see the issue in the code on their side
Add LSO IPv6 SEA/VEA attributes to VIOS Performance Advisor and potentially default rules
The VIOS Performance Advisor is a very useful tool to verify the configuration of a running VIOS LPAR. Currently only some of the LargeSend attributes are reported when incorrectly set.
Based on TS010353771, I was advised one of the IPv6 attribut...
SEA over a 10Gb Ethernet Port in VIOS. Allow Virtual Ethernet Adapters in client partitions to run at 10Gb rather than a maximum of 1Gb.
Current limitation of Virtual Ethernet Adapters to run at 1Gb. If a 10Gb Ethernet port is set up as an SEA in VIOS, then client partitions using the bridge of virtual to physical are limited by the Virtual Ethernet Adapter maximum of 1Gb bandwidth...
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