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Should be able to redact/mask fields in the return data similar to headers and queryString

It's quite likely that sensitive information could be returned from a service. It should be configurable just like for inputs. Bonus points if we could configure masking rules so you can see what the return data looked like, just not the entire va...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Future consideration

Inability to specify min/max in compute template when using dedicated CPU

When a system is deployed using powerVC as dedicated processors. The min/max value is also getting set as the desired value. This is preventing us from changing the CPU dynamically on the running system. If there a way to deploy the template for d...
about 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

As part of the IBM PMR - TS0022011993, need to add SNI functionality for HMC's

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about 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Future consideration

Coexistence of SEA and SRIOV/Vnic configurations

For customers working to transition some or all of their environment to SRIOV backed networking, PowerVC has some challenges. Firstly, PowerVC does not allow LPARs to be changed from SEA to SRIOV/Vnic and then use the same vlan/ip address that was...
over 1 year ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Add abiilty to adjust the increment for selected system limits

I am working with a client that has a few very large files that grow daily and system limit 15003 is logged many times a day since the increment is 1Gb. They know this growth occurs and would like to have an option to specify the increment to be a...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration

Change the 1 or all storage port zoning option to Interger or all storage ports

Change the 1 or all storage port zoning option to Interger or all storage ports, this would allow you to set the number of storage target ports allowing for a more flexible zoning policy that can better consume the storage array's front end ports.
over 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC HA Seamless Failover and Back

A mechanism /support for PowerVC HA at a minimum to include a mechanism in the current active -passive HA deployment model to clean up the old/failed PowerVC. Please refer to Divya K Konoor.
over 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Expose TTY IHOG and OHOG values to tuning

When working with large amounts of text, it is easy to overwhelm the TTY buffers. This logs TTYHOG OVER-RUN errors. In AIX 3.2, this could be set using an stty command, but that has been removed since. Setting it can now be accomplished via ioctl ...
almost 2 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Allow the Novalink partition to perform LPM operations

Currently LPM operations in PowerVC are performed via the GUI. Using this method also allows you to select which network (from the ones configured/available) that the operations occurs on. I think that this feature should be either via a command o...
over 5 years ago in PowerVM NovaLink 1 Future consideration

LPM network interface option

During initial LPM (Powervm The 'mover' presents several network interfaces to choose from. These interfaces have been test with a PING, (tested by LPM not user ) and PING have tested as affirmative. LPM assumes that network interface is...
about 7 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 1 Future consideration