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My ideas: PowerVC

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Create Table of Virtual Machines Names to choose from for Deployment

Instead of being able to enter in the Virtual Machine Name at deployment time I would like to have a list of names to choose from instead. The list would have been created and entered in earlier by the Admin and would associate an IP address with ...
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Not under consideration

Exclude specific projects from shared network

When configuring a shared network it appears in all projects. Would it be possible to select specific projects to be excluded from seeing and deploying onto the network? Similarly it would nice to have this for host groups as well, more fine grain...
almost 7 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under consideration

Include OS user(used with PowerVC) information in PowerVC backup

OS users are created to manage PowerVC roles. But PowerVC backup does not include OS user information.
over 7 years ago in PowerVC 1 Not under consideration

Attach Boot and Data LUNs to LPARs via seperate set of HBA(tagged ports)

Attach boot and data LUNs vi separate set of HBAs. For example allow boot LUNs to be attached via one set of Tagged Ports and data LUNs using a second set of Tagged Ports.
over 7 years ago in PowerVC 3 Not under consideration

Need Infinidat Storage support on IBM Powervc

I wanted a fully functional powerVC that supports the third-party storage system by Infinibox or Infinidat
over 7 years ago in PowerVC 1 Not under consideration

Increase Maximum Number of Managed Hosts Per HMC Supported By PowerVC

I would like for PowerVC to support more than 30 HMC-managed hosts. I'm attempting to setup PowerVC in our environment, but ran into this limitation since we have 33 hosts attached to our HMC. Adding hosts within the PowerVC GUI fails because of t...
over 7 years ago in PowerVC 1 Not under consideration

Compute templates (flavor) additions / support for API changes

Allow to add all of existing "extra specs" for a compute template to the GUI or support doing it via the REST APIs. Today, the "extra specs" for the compute templates (flavors) is not complete through the GUI. We'd like to be able to define the "s...
almost 8 years ago in PowerVC 1 Not under consideration

A provision to cancel VM migration

Need to have a provision to cancel the ongoing VM migration. This is useful if user wants to cancel it or in case of migration hangs
almost 8 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under consideration

Automatic removal of deployment failed VMs from PowerVC UI

In case of any VM deployment is failed due to some reason, it would delete VM/LPAR from HMC automatically, but it won't get deleted from PowerVC UI/VM page. It need to be deleted in PowerVC UI too as it is happening in HMC.
almost 8 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under consideration

VM Sate synchronization with HMC

Assume VM state is "shutoff" in PowrVC UI VM page and HMC. Activate the VM using HMC UI. It normally takes >4 mins to synchronize the state in PowerVC UI VM page with HMC state. I would propose a mechanism to set the time for automatic refresh ...
almost 8 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under consideration