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SR-IOV support for fiber adapters

SR-IOV support for fiber adapters
over 8 years ago in Hardware Management Console 4 Not under consideration

Limit number of Host entries created in PowerVC

PowerVC creates a host entry on back end storage for each PATH to storage, this can result in 32 host entries PER VM. This quickly exhausts available host entries on IBM products such as SVC or v7000
over 8 years ago in PowerVC 1 Not under consideration

Eliminate binder language

Add a keyword to the CRTSRVPGM to specify a signature. Change the UPDSRVPGM to maintain all current exports and add new exports to the bottom of the list. Possibly, have the two commands create binder language for documentation purposes. If an exp...
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Not under consideration

Enable rotation of diagram flow

Allow for rotation of the diagram flow similar to what can be done in he iNav GUI SQL tool, Visual Explain. Use Case: Button to cycle through rotations or a drop down of set rotations to pick from.
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 7 Not under consideration

Better errors notification or commands to diagnose LDAP problem in HMC.

We are beginning to use LDAP to authenticate admins who are using the HMC, but are not having success. We don't see any problems when using local authentication. I have tested our LDAP settings from a Linux host with the "ldapsearch" tool availabl...
over 8 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Not under consideration

The vfcmap command should return an error if you are overloading the physical port.

Please see pmr 61596,082,000 for complete history.From customer: I believe I've figured out the problem, I think that we had too many virtual adapters mapped to the same fiber port. I tool a closer look at all of the mappings on both VIO servers, ...
over 8 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 2 Not under consideration

Use multibos for VIO upgrade/recovery

We're about to start a new round of VIO upgrades and downtime and the rebuilding of a trashed VIO server is always a concern.Although we do have a two disk mirrored rootvg and therefore could unmirror rootvg and create an alternate rootvg image as...
over 8 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 2 Not under consideration

PowerVM - Add MTU check to LPM Verification

System: PowerVMActor: Add MTU check to LPM verification The verification phase of PowerVM serves to provide a method of determining if a LPM will be successful Description: We recently had a series of systems fail after LPM due to MTU mismatch. We...
over 8 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 3 Not under consideration

HMC lscod use TZ for command output

Service request number74532,101,616
over 8 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

ipfilter do not drop pakets anymore

Hello, We are using ipfilter as a firewall. When the session table is full, packets are dropped. We ask IBM to change the ipfilter behaviour as described below : if ipfilter can not store a session (session table is full)then a) accept the packets...
over 8 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration