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Replicate save status and last save information across nodes in PowerHa Cluster.

In a PowerHA cluster, if I perform a save operation (to a tape drive) in a FlashCopy system that information is not spread among other systems in cluster specially production (main) system. This cause some objects that must be saved before delete ...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / PowerHA 1 Not under consideration

Add Control/Device Descriptions to the monitored resources.

This would be useful as some of us have Control/Device descriptions that are tied to the application setup within the iasp. This would benefit anyone that has to go through adding /removing multiple devices due to the above process. (We have anywh...
9 months ago in IBM i / PowerHA 1 Future consideration

Support Flashcopy for PowerVS

Please add the capability to do flashcopy operations for iASPs to enable off-line backups for PowerVS with Geo-mirror.
12 months ago in IBM i / PowerHA 1 Future consideration

PowerHA should support metromirror on Storwize hyperswap configurations

PowerHA currently doesn't support metromirror configurations if storwize systems are configured as hyperswap. Use Case: In mixed operating system environments there might be a need to have hyperswap as well as metro-mirror configurations on storwi...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / PowerHA 2 Not under consideration

To ADD(CHG)SVCCPYD command, provide the capability to enter more than 128 entries in VRTDSKRNG parameter.

The VRTDSKRNG parameter of ADDSVCCPYD/CHGSVCCPYD commands allows entering up to 128 volumes ranges.The RFE is to increase this maximum value or provide a way (for instance through a user space as for SAVLIB command and LIB parameter) to specify mo...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / PowerHA 2 Not under consideration

Allow GeoMirror AA macro's to be tunable via ASPSSN management

Over the past year or so, we've had a few macros that have been created for Geographic Mirror via PTFs:1) window size: GETDATAPORTRECEIVEBUFFERSIZE and SETDATAPORTRECEIVEBUFFERSIZE2) directory sync tasks: GETFULLSYNCDIRINFOMODE and SETFULLSYNCDIR...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / PowerHA 2 Not under consideration

Implement PowerHA Administrative Domain Policies in os 7.3

It would be very usefull to have Administrative Domain Policies (at least QCST_AD_CREATE and QCST_AD_DELETE) implemented by PTF also on 7.3 version of operating system the same way like QHA_AD_ANZCADPRF policy. Use Case: Deletion of user profiles ...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / PowerHA 2 Not under consideration