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VM Recovery Manager

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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 ...
over 2 years 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...
about 4 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Future consideration

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 ...
about 3 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 2 Future consideration

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 ...
11 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Future consideration

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.
about 3 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.
almost 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Future consideration

Enhancing event notification for notifying critical/warning events + their corresponding recovery events

System: IBM VM Recovery Manager HA 1.4. Actor: Administrator needs new functionality Description: We ask to enhance functionality for critical/warning events. The new functionality should deliver new option/behaviour for sending recovery notificat...
almost 3 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Future consideration

Provide capability to use non-root user onVM Recovery Manager HADR

VMRM HADR 1.4.0.2 requires that all operations, CLI and GUI, are configured and managed using the root user. The GUI sends commands to the AIX KSYS instance using ssh but it is standard practice for Banks to change /etc/ssh/sshd_config to the foll...
over 3 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Future consideration

Display local and remote site resource totals

Create a new command to show a total of the local resources for all the managed VMs and the total resources of the remote hosts. These totals should include CPU and memory resources.
almost 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Future consideration

Running ksysmgr as non-root

ksysmgr need to be run by operator. Operator are not given root account access. https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/670591 Setting up euid=0 for a script containing ksysmgr also does not work. Currently, there is an explicit check for the user ...
over 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Future consideration