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PowerVC

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PowerVC - managing FC port connnections from VIOS to storage

Customer engagement, Customer would like PowerVC to surface a way to select the backend storage ports used thru VIOS to connect.Currently SCG provides the option to control how ports are used to VIOS, but cannot force port selection by VIOS to the...
about 6 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

Create Volume does not default to the DEFAULT storage template

Create Volume does not default to the DEFAULT storage template. Instead it lists them in alphabetical order with the first one highlighted in the pull down menu.
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

Add Active Memory sharing support to PowerVC

Customers running MME class Power Systems may have Active memory sharing enabled on the host, PowerVC would need to be enhanced to allow support of these hosts.
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 3 Delivered

Improve the PowerVC Help Information Panel

Clicking the Help (?) Icon at the top of the PowerVC GUI causes paragraphs of text to appear which tell what PowerVC is and how to use it. At the bottom of this are links to YouTube Videos and other help. However, there is no easy way to scroll an...
over 2 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

PowerVC support for addition / detach / deletion of multiple volumes

The current PowerVC version 1.3.2 allows the addition / detach or delete of only a single volume to/from a virtual machine within one operation.This RFE is about enhancing PowerVC's volume add / detach / delete function to support multiple volumes...
about 7 years ago in PowerVC 3 Delivered

PowerVC with Failover Capability

Our Company uses PowerVC to build out and maintain AIX VMs. In order to deploy this appliance in our production environment, we would need a highly available solution. We are requesting a redundant solution for PowerVC.
about 7 years ago in PowerVC 3 Delivered

Rewording Error Message

It appears our product is receiving an incorrect error message from PowerVC. We believe that the customer can benefit greatly from changing the wording of this error message to make the issue clearer. A picture will be uploaded to ecurep for this ...
almost 5 years ago in PowerVC 3 Delivered

Adding Eye for Password check in GUI

When entering a userid and password when adding a storage system or a san switch system etc. there is no "eye" button to check if the password was entered correctly
almost 5 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

PowerVC prerequisites check and cancel installation if requirements ulimit are not met

PowerVC prerequisites check and cancel installation if requirements like ulimit are not met For reference https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSXK2N_1.4.3/com.ibm.powervc.standard.help.doc/powervc_installing_rhel_mgmt_vm_hmc.html
almost 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Delivered

Remote copies

PowerVC is currently unaware of remote copies on our IBM V7000 storage systems.This breaks deleting LPAR and resizing disks, deleting disks.
almost 5 years ago in PowerVC 3 Delivered