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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

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...
5 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 2 Planned for future release

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 ...
9 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 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...
5 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 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

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.
4 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.
4 months 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.
2 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Under review

Disable "Failover Rehearsal" Button for WorkGroups in Rehearsal Mode

Disable the GUI "Failover Rehearsal" button for a workgroup when it is in Rehearsal phase.
4 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Not under consideration

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