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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...
4 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Submitted

Have GUI display, monitor, and report the RCCG names and states

Add a current status of the remote copy consistency groups to the GUI. VMRMDR sets up the VMRDG_6_ksysclu RCCG but does not display them in the GUI. If one gets of the RCCGs gets out of the “consistent_synchronized” state, then the customer tries ...
10 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Submitted

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

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

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

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

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.
over 1 year ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 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.
almost 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

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 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

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