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PowerVC

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Ability to expand storage volumes in the PowerVC Web interface.

Currently it is possible to expand PowerVC managed volumes only by utilising a Rest API call, there is no option to perform this task in the GUI. The option to expand a volume should be available in the GUI. Needing to utilise Rest API for such a ...
2 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

RFE for PowerVC for migration controls for VM Groups

Requirement is for PowerVC to provide options to migrate a VM Group together, like PowerHA does with Resource Groups, so that related/interdependent VMs can be migrated together when necessary.
2 months ago in PowerVC 1 Submitted

Have an AIX version again, not just Linux

Linux and Linux root access is not always available to AIX community
9 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Currently if a customer want to install a CA signed certificate in the PowerVC, the inclusion of Node/Cluster IPs are mandatory as per PowerVC documentation and development advise. The customer cyber security policies prevents the use of IP Addresses in a CA signed certifiate. The request of enhancement is to allow PowerVC to be installed and operated with a CA signed certificate with FQDN of the noes and Cluster FQDN.

My customer Cyber policies will not allow IP addresses in a CA signed certificate. Hence the request to enhance. Also, more customers with similar cyber security policies will benefit from this.
12 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Fabric monitoring/visibility for PowerVC

Hello team, We have PowerVC 2.0.2 and during migration storage fabrics were replaced as well. Unfortunately without accounts for PowerVC. Once that was done PowerVC was blind for that, we tried:- create new LUN - it failed, without any notificatio...
over 1 year ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Customizable install location of PowerVC (rather than always /opt/ibm and /var/logs)

We don't support the operating system, and PowerVC is just an application, so needs to be out of root filesystems
almost 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC

After having followed support recommendations about how to tell PowerVC to use the new wwpn brought by the new svc controllers, it appears that PowerVC is able to use only one wwpn (thus a port). This is unacceptable for me because that means all ...
over 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Functionality already exists

Need PowerVC to allow the specification of "Hosting Partition" for VNIC

Looking to have PowerVC allow the specification of "Hosting Partition" for VNIC. We need to specify specific VIO Servers "Hosting Partitions" on the larger enterprise systems like 950/980 Machines. We separate CEC in our systems and have VIO serve...
over 2 years ago in PowerVC 3 Future consideration

Ping in Firewall secured PowerVC env doesnt work for validation

When using in PowerVC Environment Checker an error message comes up when ICMP Ping is not supported because PowerVC is behind firewalls.the error message says:Warning <HMC Adr.> HMC Version Validations Unable to ping IP address Warning IP Ad...
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 0 Future consideration

PowerVC Support for Ansible vnic network deployment

Hi The deployment of VM fails if SR-IOV only network are used in the os_server module in Ansible. Nova is logging it is unable to find a network. Please implement support for SR-IOV and vNics deployment and control.
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration