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VM Recovery Manager

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Update "verify" error message - Disk does not attached to FC Group

When a verify is run too soon after a discovery is run, the error "Disk does not attached to FC Group" is shown. Besides the grammatical correction needed, VMRMDR needs to have its error logic updated to reflect what is truly happening - VMRM call...
25 days ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Submitted

Allow VMs to be added/removed to WG while not in move/rehearsal regardless of other WG's phase

When a single WG is in move/rehearsal mode, all the other WGs are basically "locked" as they are - no VMs can be added or removed.
about 2 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

Display resource requirements/availability in the GUI

Local resources (requirements) should not exceed the remote resources (availability). As new VMs are added to local servers, sometimes the remote resources available can be exceeded. This would prevent a successful Move or Rehearsal. There is no "...
about 2 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 2 Under review

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.
2 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Under review

HOST_FAILURE more accurate problem description

In the Discover output, replace the "Check available capacity and configuration issues on target hosts" message with more accurate error messages.
2 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

With host down, show red hexagon on the host in the left pane

Add a red hexagon next to the host in the right panel when the host is down.
3 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Submitted

Possibility to 'quiesce' (or 'unmanage') entire VMRM cluster during SW upgrades

Under 'Description' write the details of your new idea: On a 'HA' cluster with 2 Hosts we had to upgrade the HMCs from v9 to v10, during the upgrade the KSYS logged the event HMC_UNREACHABLE even though it's expected that the HMC may not be Fully ...
3 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Planned for future release

GUI continuously shows "Fetching Topology" when duplicate names exist in the configuration.

The GUI should accept duplicates names as the CLI does.
3 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Submitted

ksysmgr - do not suggest running discover on empty workgroup

When the last VM is removed from a workgroup, ksysmgr should not suggest running a "discovery to apply changes" (should say "discover" as there is no "discovery" process) against the empty workgroup because it is not needed and the resulting retur...
4 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Planned for future release

Remove host from cluster when removed from host_group

The host should be completely removed from the cluster when it is removed from a host_group. This would match the same action occurring with VMs - they are completely removed from the cluster when they are removed from a workgroup.
4 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Planned for future release