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VM Recovery Manager

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VMRM - make hardcoded timeout interval tunable parameter.

Based on communication with support team dealing with case TS011408072 we would like to rise this idea. In a VMRM 'HA' Cluster, after a failover, there's a hard coded 5 minute timeout for AIX VMs to IPL and start again heartbeating with the VIOSes...
about 1 month ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Submitted

VMRM Discover/Verify - VM_CONFIG_COLLECTION_FAILURE for one LPar must not impact others

We've VMRM 'HA' cluster among 2 Hosts. I had 5 VMs as 'managed', then i ran a Hostgroup discover + verify. Due to a HW failure the 'discover' failed for 2 VMs with event VM_CONFIG_COLLECTION_FAILURE, but was successful for the other 3 VMs. At the ...
about 1 year ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Future consideration

Enable fc_mappings feature support in VMRM to be able to manage Migration between physical servers in Hostgroup which have multiple paths to disk

Everybody deploying VMRM can benefit from it. In fact this is a product limitation for VMRM as the LPM SRR feature directly launched from HMC works properly while VMRM fails to manage this case. This prevents VMRM form managing properly the autom...
10 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 2 Planned for future release

Move the VLAN management from the host_group to the workgroup for more granular management. Away to have a backup of th

We have multiple VLANs in our PROD site, but a single VLAN in DR if the VLAN management was moved to the workgroup level it would be easier to manage the VLANs by creating a workgroup for each VLAN in PROD and mapping the VLAN for the workgroup to...
11 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Planned for future release

Support For Pure Storage For HA + DR

Ford has switched to Pure Storage and would like to automate DR such that during a disaster, VMRM would be able to automatically change the replication and mounts such that Ford can failover to DR automatically.
about 2 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Submitted

Support for multiple VIOS pairs in 1KSYS of VM Recovery Manager HA

Currently VM Recovery Manager HA supports only one VIOS pair per KSYS.In an environment where multiple VIOS pairs are exist on a single node, it is necessary to configure a separate KSYS for each VIOS pair.Therefore, please improve the function so...
about 3 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Future consideration

Scot Stansell

When Critical, Warning and Maintenance counts are displayed, the event details can be displayed by hovering the mouse over them. With an event for each count, the dashboard will be more useful. All counts should have a corresponding hover detail.
4 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Future consideration

Enhance GUI "view details" information

The "view details" button available in the "Events" window should show useful information or better point to the real problem rather than provide generic information.
9 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Future consideration

Clearer error message when not enough resources at remote site

Make the resulting error clearer about not having sufficient resources at the remote site to host all the local VMs.
9 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

Disable "Failover Rehearsal" Button for WorkGroups in Rehearsal Mode

Disable the GUI "Failover Rehearsal" button for a workgroup when it is in Rehearsal phase.
9 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Not under consideration