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Support 3-way (or n-way) DASD mirroring

We would like to be able to mirror DASD units across 3 (or more) physical devices, instead of just two. Use Case: Mirroring as it current exists only has protection against a single DASD device failure. While the probability of the mirrored unit f...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Storage 4 Not under consideration

QSYSMSG - Array rebuild start and complete messages

We have a program that monitors the QSYSMSG message queue to alert us to critical issues on our system. When a DASD device fails with mirrored protection, the system sends CPI0949 when protection is suspended and CPI0989 when the resume is complet...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Storage 3 Not under consideration

ENDFLASH - Add parameter to not write changes to disk

While we are researching extended vary off times for the IASP writing changes to disk, we would like an enhancement to not write changes to disk. Use Case: Take a flash of a systemUser makes changes to test a processUser validates and wants to ret...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Storage 0 Future consideration

Change the calculated storage size returned by SNMP to be more in line with what the query (QSYS2.ASP_INFO) and WRKSYSSTS return

SNMP shows the following: . StorageAllocationUnits = 32768 . StorageSize = 315593355 . StorageUsed = 180845384 The math against those numbers gives me Total Storage = 9631.144...
11 months ago in IBM i / Storage 1 Not under consideration

PowerHA IP storage support for IBM i

Add support for IP storage in PowerHA Use Case: With a proposed migration from FC to IP based storage PowerHA requires support of IP storage technologies.
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Storage 7 Not under consideration