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VM Recovery Manager

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Support of modern remote copy function - Policy-based Replication (PBR)

FlashSystem reference architectures are now based on Policy-based Replication (PBR). Policy-based Replication replaces Global Mirror, using volume group and no longer consistency group (replication) commands. This new Storage function should be su...
3 months 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 ...
over 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Future consideration

Add storage provider

I have customer interresting by VM recovery manager but it storage substysem is not supported. Actually he use a Huawei storage subsystem
about 1 year ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Submitted

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...
over 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 2 Planned for future release

The ksysrppmgr command should be able to adjust the available resources on the managed hosts using the current HMC (V8R8.5.0 and later) POWER® Enterprise Pool capability.

The command currently can only adjust the available memory and processors on a managed system by referencing the HMC and the system it manages. This presents a challenge for adjusting the available resources on the remote managed systems when the ...
over 1 year ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Future consideration

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...
over 4 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Future consideration

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...
over 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Planned for future release

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...
over 1 year ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

Display current phase for each workgroup in the GUI

In the GUI, display the current phase of every workgroup for both "Rehearsal Phase" and "Move Phase". More workgroups can add more confusion about which workgroup is in which phase during testing or real DRs. It would be helpful if the GUI were al...
10 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Submitted

shared dual-cec configuration

Let's take this scenario: we have two datacenters, each one has the same number of POWER servers managed by VMRM. We have two KSYS consoles - one in each datacenter. Basic idea is, when 1 DC acts as primary, while 2nd as standby. I'd like to have ...
over 3 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 2 Future consideration