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My ideas: PowerVC

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Avoiding HMC User HSCROOT for PowerVC

Create a user at HMC with least privileges to connect PowerVC to HMC
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

Change default for PowerVC Host Maintenance Mode Panel

'Enter Maintenance mode panel' on PowerVC GUI has 'Migrate all virtual machines to another host' selected as default - requesting that this is either set to 'None' by default or a configurable parameter to allow customer to chose what the default ...
over 2 years ago in PowerVC 3 Delivered

PowerVC support for SVC child pools

Request to have SVC child pools supported by PowerVC.
over 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Delivered

Support of Dual HMC in PowerVC

currently in PowerVC you cannot configure two HMC for the same pSeries systems.i would like to see this feature because when only one is configured and this HMC is under maintenance for any reason the powervc doesnt work for all machines connected...
over 5 years ago in PowerVC 4 Delivered

Allow saving of GUI Preferences

PowerVC 2.0 interface:Please either remember the GUI display settings or let me define my defaults for them.
about 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 Delivered

Enable OpenStack / PowerVC to do a snapshot restore

IBM should try to force OpenStack board to consider and define a snapshot restore API call within cinder module; subsequent there should be an implementation within IBM's cinder software as a part of PowerVC to support that function by SVC / storw...
almost 5 years ago in PowerVC 3 Delivered

Powervc: add support for very Long timeout waiting for Cisco swith with Enhanced Zoning

Cisco switches , on zone update may not commit the zone within 30 seconds, If enhanced zoning is enabled (customer knows that isn't supported with PowerVC), PowerVC will timeout the request waiting for a show zone to return answer other than "comm...
about 4 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

Remove "project:" word from project drop down selection

In PowerVC 2.0.3, the project selection drop down list in the top right of the screen truncates the project name to 3 characters when the list is expanded. This is because the word "Projects:" consumes most of the space. The only way to actually s...
over 1 year ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

PowerVC should use a supported version of python3

The most recent version of PowerVC (2.0.3 released May 2022) installs with Python 3.6.8 and is coded so that it will only work only with Python 3.6.8. Python 3.6.8 went out of support 12/23/2021. Thus, PowerVC is using an insecure release of pytho...
almost 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Delivered

PowerVC should allow you to change availability priority

PowerVC allows you to set an "availability priority" when deploying, but it does not allow you to change it afterwards. Since it is used to determine start-up sequence for remote restart, when the LPAR mix changes, you should be able to modify it ...
over 5 years ago in PowerVC 3 Delivered