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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

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...
almost 3 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Under review

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...
8 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...
9 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Planned for future release

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 ...
almost 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 2 Under review

Replace Bull Frewware RPMs with IBM Open Source repository RPMs for VM Recovery Manager

It would be much better for this product to use RPMs from IBM's own RPM repository, as managed by yum rather than using a third party RPM repo. Companies that standardize on using the RPMs from IBM's repo must uninstall them to utilize the RPMs fr...
about 3 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Planned for future release

Unmanage port in VM Recovery Manager

A customer is hitting an issue that we have seen a few times with customers. Discover / verify operation fails with the following error when issuing an inquiry command:migmgr -f get_adapter -t vscsi -s U9080.M9S.21D5C47-V2-C418 -w 1385770584273256...
over 1 year ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

VMRM DR - move fails although verification works

Case TS004589009:Before we move our LPARS into backup location using VMRM DR, we run 'ksysmgr verify' to make sure there will not be any issues during move. Although "verify" process reports success, real move fails on insufficient resources.
almost 2 years 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.
7 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Submitted

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.
7 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release