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High Availability for PowerVC integrated Software defined Networking for Novalink

IBM PowerVC Software Defined Network (SDN) is designed as a neutron service running on novalink managed power systems, that service on novalink is not monitored by novalink and has no redundant service, as such any service outage event of the neut...
over 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Add multiple FRU replacement

Option to remove multiple FRU in in HMC GUI but, when clicking "Launch Procedure", HSCS0346 returns and my whole process is ignored. This should allow me to do so, as the GUI allows me to select multiple FRUs
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

Enhance collocation behavior

If a member of a collocation group fails and is restarted on a backup host, the other member are moved to this backup host via restart. As long as members are healthy they should be moved via LPM. At least with first try, restart could be done if ...
over 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Future consideration

HMC (CLI): lpar_netboot ipV6 ping test

xreeb000@ZHMC1000:~> chsyscfg -r prof -m BVIO0025 -i "name=normal,lpar_name=VLANTEST,virtual_eth_adapters=2/0/1351//0/1/ETHERNET0" xreeb000@ZHMC1000:~> lpar_netboot -M -A -n -T off -t ent -D -s auto -d auto -S -G -C 1...
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

Enhance PowerVC managed VMs' backup/restore methods with VIOS virtual optical library support

On our Legacy PowerSystems; we use VIOS virtual optical library (via vscsi adapter connection) for storing & restoring AIX mksysb images. On ourPowerVC-managed infra; we haven't been able to utilize this; since PowerVC does not support permane...
over 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

AIX 7.2 echo vfcs | kdb is not displaying any output

when i am running kdb command on AIX 7200-03-02-184, it is not displaying any details of fcs adapters, whereas it is working find for vscsi, please let know how to fix this problem in AIX 7.2. [PRD][root@bellvpc2lpr0f aaas]# echo vfcs | kdb START ...
almost 5 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

In some scenarios?DBX cannot find the plug-in and execute the commands in the plug-in

In some scenarios,DBX cannot find the plug-in and execute the commands in the plug-in when debug cobol program.
over 2 years ago in AIX 2 Future consideration

Find/Replace (CTRL-F) regular expressions in RDP (LPEX) should match the help text "regular expression patterns".

Using the regular expressions for find/replace in the LPEX editor on RDP is confusing. The help text clearly shows that the regular expression patterns should use the details described in the java.util.regex.Pattern javadoc but there are differenc...
about 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Future consideration

Update PowerVC storage usage to report Storage allocated rather than in USE

PowerVC relies on the storage provider to return details of "free" space, Hitachi HBSD returns ,incorrectly, the free space which is allocated as thin provisioned but not free for use. This can result in PowerVC operator failing deploys as disk sp...
almost 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Support for VM Recovery Manager with MetroMirror (Multitarget)

On December 2020 we sold a power (E980)+storage(DS8950) solution to Banco Pichincha (the biggest bank in Ecuador) this solution has HA (with metro mirror with 2 DS8950) in the main Data Center, and DR (Global mirror) in the other DC, but we also s...
over 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Future consideration