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RFE for PowerVC for migration controls for VM Groups

Requirement is for PowerVC to provide options to migrate a VM Group together, like PowerHA does with Resource Groups, so that related/interdependent VMs can be migrated together when necessary.
3 months ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

Remote Restart & Entering maintainance mode to support collocation affinity rules

Currently PowerVC doesn't function in a desired manner when utilising collocation affinity rules. When you put a host into maintenance mode, if that host has multiple virtual machines in the same collocation rule, you cannot migrate active virtual...
9 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Powervc should warn the administrator about disruptive operations

In some cases powervc can initiate a disruptive change when performing a seemingly non invasive operation, such as adding a new volume. It performs the change in the background that can cause an outage of the VM, for example when zonemanager decid...
21 days ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

vNIC redundant backing devices in each VIOS

In the latest version of PowerVC 2.0.2.1 it is possible during deployment to select two redundant SR-IOV networks. With that PowerVC will create two vNIC backing devices, one in each VIO (assuming two VIOS). Especially CSI customers want to have m...
over 2 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

PowerVC HA Architecture for 2 Node Clusters/Sites

For customers with just 2 sites, a PowerVC Multi-Node implementation with just 2 nodes and STONITH is needed to have a proper working high availability solution. Installing PowerVC Multi-Node with 3 nodes in just 2 sites will always end up in the ...
about 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Validate storage for VM from a PowerVC view

We have some issues when storage is being removed before a decommission of VM has ben run from PowerVC ending up in the playbook failing since all storage tasks are failing. It would be of high interest that one from PowerVC could validate that wh...
4 months ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

PowerVC to provide the option to change the log directory locations to a different disk pool

Currently, PowerVC (and it's OpenStack Modules) log everything to /var/log/openstackmodulename. Our organization tries to maintain standard builds and doesn't allow the /var/log, /opt, or /var filesystems to be resized and are often too small for ...
about 2 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Package powervc like an appliance, either a hardware appliance akin to HMCs or containerize it.

We struggle to access root on RHEL instances as they are managed by another platform team. So if this were an appliance, we would have privileged access, as we would be platform owners.
3 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

cascading storage groups for EMC/Dell storage should be an option, not forced.

Sometime back IBM changed PowerVC to force cascading storage groups which caused extreme difficulty to the point of making PowerVC unusable in our EMC Storage array environment. Even after redommissioning PowerVC (with regret), we were migrating 5...
28 days ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Need support of Hybrid Network in PowerVC

We need support of Hybrid Network for High Speed adapter >= 100 GBE
about 3 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration