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PowerVC

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Manage LSS ID on DS8K storage template from GUI

Enterprise customers using DS8K storage, have requirement to specify the LSS ID while creating Volumes. Currently Managing LSS ID is not possible through GUI. This creates lot of complexity in management, when customer has to manage very high numb...
8 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

License IBM Cloud Portal Code

IBM's Cloud portal is based on PowerVC / Openstack and provides very good deployment and billing capabilities. Why not offer this code to customers who are currently using PowerVC in their own on-prem solution.
about 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

New feature : DRO based on CPU allocation

Would be nice to add some options to the DRO threshold. Indeed, in case of an exceeded threshold , the migration triggered are only based on CPU utilization.We would like it to be more flexible, for example , trigger migrations based on CPU alloca...
about 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Add option in PowerVC to make use of snapshot feature of storwize instead of flashcopy to deploy VMs from images

Storwize (Spectrum Virtualize, V7K, V9K, ..) offers 2 options to clone a volume: flashcopy or snapshot. Flashcopy is the solution that PowerVC implements today in order to deploy VMs from images when the storage provider is a Storwize based storag...
about 3 years ago in PowerVC 0 Future consideration

A way for PowerVC 2.0 to purge data out of logs by date/time and status.

A way to purge data from the logs in the PowerVC 2.0 GUI with a certain status for a specific date/time.
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 0 Future consideration

vNIC Backing device Acive and Passive Port balancing

vNIC use multiple backing devices with one active port and multiple backup ports. PowerVC can deploy redundant vnic. But there is no control to specify the active and passive backing device. Neither PowerVC alternates between the backing devices t...
about 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Support importing OVA files created by aix command "create_ova"

From development we have got information: "the OVA created by PowerVC has a different set of properties. So the one created using AIX command will not work here". Make it possible to import also OVA created from aix command "create_ova".
almost 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Add Operating System column to the Virtual Machines view

It would sometimes be of great help to filter out VMs by Operating system.
over 4 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

Allow PowerVC to use LDAP users from OS

We would like to be able to use a LDAP user configured at OS level to connect to PowerVC and not configure PowerVC to use LDAP Server.
about 3 years ago in PowerVC 0 Future consideration

PowerVC support to rediscover Hardware on hardware changes, without removing hardware

This would avoid manually managing changes to hardware for PowerVC managed systems When a host has an adapter (FC) replaced, Powervc does not automatically update all managed systems to support ideally powervc, would discover hardware has changed,...
10 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration