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My ideas: PowerHA for AIX

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Add support for MQ listener in Smart Assist Webshere MQ service. See case number TS001448575

Currently when configuring MQ using Smart Assist it is apparent that the MQ listener is not itself supported or monitored. MQ can be modified to automatically start and stop the listener but the listener process is not monitored. The MQ listener p...
over 5 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Delivered

Increase max number of cascading dependencies

Increase max number of cascading dependencies. The current limit is 3. A limit of 5 would meet nearly all SAP implementations. Most customers would like to implement a "start after" dependency like this:HANFS -> DB -> SAP CI -> SAP ApplSe...
over 5 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Delivered

PowerHA IP storage support

Add support for IP storage in PowerHA
over 6 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 2 Delivered

Improve PowerHA SmartAssist Oracle DB scripts

As per current design (PowerHA in my case) - if either Oracle listener or Oracle DB goes down - we will invoke the restart script to restart both listener and DB, which is wrong. If a listener goes down, only the listener should be restart...
over 7 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Delivered

To support MaxDB 7.9 on PowerHA 7.1 SmartAssist

Power 7.1.3 Smart Assist to configure MAX DB fails with:1) Data location errors.2) Using the wrong flag, (upper case U instead of lower case u to query maxDB status3) The smit panels do not allow insertion of the maxdb account password ( or at lea...
over 7 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 2 Delivered

Requesting to functionality to PowerHA Smart Assist for Oracle

System: Product SmartAssist for Oracle for PowerHA Oracle not started if shared memory segments occupied by oracle are not cleared before starting Description : When the Oracle Resource Group which was created using SmartAssist for Oracle comes up...
almost 8 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 2 Delivered

POWERHA clnodename order

The clnodename command should display nodes in the order in which they are specified when the cluster is defined rather than be based on the order of the VERBOSE_LOGGING stanza in HACMPnode.
almost 8 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 2 Delivered

Applying SOD Using RBAC "Role-based access control"

Dears, I would like clarify our main targets, so please let me present it in the following points :- 1. We are applying SOD (Segregation Of Duties) on AIX environment, to separate between system admin tasks and security admin tasks (Main target), ...
almost 8 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 6 Delivered

Need option to change the priority of allocation and freeing of resources in ROHA

Current ROHA does not have a functionality to change the resource allocation priorityCurrent resource allocation order is: Unused resource of machine free pool -> Mobile CoDNeed option to change the priority to: Mobile CoD -> Unused resource...
about 8 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 2 Delivered

Oracle shared listener support for PowerHa SmartAssist for Oracle database

Currently shared listeners are not supported by PowerHa SmartAssist. Currently smart assist scripts are always checking for listeners. If there would be option to say no listeners for this instance. It would help users to create group of Oracle re...
over 8 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Delivered