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Additional Virtual Fiber Channel Cards

Individual virtual fiber channel cards, which are created per LPAR by PowerVC, can only support 32 or 64 LUNs (depending on the OS type/version). We often have machines that require hundreds of LUNs and it is very frustrating that we cannot do thi...
over 5 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

VMs lost half NPIV paths before RMC is ready

when attaching a new volume to a new vm with "remote restart state = "Local Storage upgrade failed", the other previous created vm's LUN map paths would be partially deleted
almost 6 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

Powervc functionality to support Pure storage to create hyper swap/async volumes.

All those organizations which are using non-IBM storage and need to deploy VM's with hyper swap and async volume in different Halls of a DC (hyper swap volumes) and different DC (async- volumes)
over 1 year ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

Set null value in imageRef when using DynamicFlavors

When the SAN is managed by other teams, you can set a null value in imageRef when using DynamicFlavors. SAN team propose an API to create remotly disks, so use it to deploy AIX.
almost 6 years ago in PowerVC 5 Delivered

Image sharing between projects

Enable support for "public" or "shared" images to enable service providers or multi-tenant enterprise consumers to easily reuse PowerVC images.
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 3 Delivered

HyperSwap support for PowerVC

Please enable HyperSwap support for PowerVC
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 3 Delivered

Within PowerVC restore original lpar distribution after LPM Evacuation or SRR event

PowerVC provides the simple ability to initiate an one-click evacuation of a managed system and in addition a way to initiate a simplified remote restart operation for a group of or specific lpars after a managed system crash. But there is no way ...
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 3 Delivered

DRO ability to monitor resources on both CPU AND Memory

It would be nice to have the ability to choose both the CPU and Memory when monitoring resources.
almost 6 years ago in PowerVC 3 Delivered

To support SRIOV networks in deploy template

PowerVC cannot Create Deploy Template - no network defined error due to usage of SRIOV
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 3 Delivered

PowerVC and SRIOV vNIC improvements for high availability

Currently when PowerVC identify two SRIOV adapter for vNIC(Primary/Backup), it only consider slot/adapter and port. Because of that it picks up the adapters from same CEC which is not the best practice to have high availability for system with mul...
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered