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PowerVC

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extension of mirrored volumes

Currently, PowerVC (in fact, Openstack's cinder module) doesn't support extension of mirrored volumes (e.g. using Metro Mirror or Global Mirror). This is important functionallity.
over 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Check storage host mappings before deleting a LUN

Customer has mapped outside from PowerVC LUNs from source VM1 to destination VM2. Both VMs are managed by PowerVC and yes this was not the correct way to move LUNs between VMs. Then he deleted VM1 and loses VM2 completely, while running productive...
over 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC support for saving/restoring customer entered meta-data in case of re-install / restore operations

A key differentiator for PowerVC, as compared to management with just HMC, is the option to augment objects with comments to further clarify the role of that specific object. An example is a VM where we add a comment that this VM is used in the co...
over 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Grey out Clone option when not supported by SAN backing device

Currently the Clone option of a deployed VM is only supported on VMs using specific SAN backends. It currently is not supported on our DS8000's. The option to Clone a VM should check the volumes first and if any are on a non-supported SAN the opti...
over 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC2.0 DRO MSPP monitoring

Enhance MSPP monitoring in DRO by allowing multiple selection of MSPPs. This is the same kind of limitation that we had before in 1.4, where we had to choose between monitoring CPU utilization, and memory utilization.
over 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Support for Safeguarded SVC snapshots on PowerVC

Have a support for Safeguarded SVC snapshots on PowerVC.
over 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC support for VIOS optical libraries

RFE for getting PowerVC to support VIOS optical library usage for VMs (e.g VM deployed with permanent vSCSI adapter/connection with VIOS vopt library.)
over 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PureStorage Active Cluster support for PowerVC

Would be great to have similar support for Dual site storage mirroring, as there is currently with SVC & HyperSwap on PowerVC 2.0.2. (please see RFE 113249 for details: https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=...
over 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

LPAR creation with SVC I/O round robin active

we use the following steps to create LPARs via REST API in PowerVC 2.0.1:1) Create needed volumes2) Create LPAR with already created volumes from previous step For the storage virtualisation we use SVC. The SVC is configured to use round-robin for...
over 2 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

PowerVC use other group in place of "wheel"

Change PowerVC to support a group other than "wheel" for su privileges.
over 2 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration