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PowerVC

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SSH Key capability with HMC and Brocade Switches

SSH Key capability with HMCs and Brocade switches from the GUI which is available on SVC only currently.
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Request for new feature in PowerVc

When moving a host into maintenance mode and choosing to leave the VMs on the host, the Operator should be warned if there are any "in flight" operations on any VM on the host , Any LPAR deploy, LPAR resize or LPAR LPM, that might be in progress m...
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

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

PowerVC - LPM support of specific VLAN's managed out of the SEA

PowerVC support of LPM on PowerHA nodes partitions where the specific VLAN 3358 are not managed on the SEA (case TS002261609).
almost 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

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

Need to fix the CPU utilization graph

Issue: CPU utilization graph is not matching to other tools example lpr2rrd1. CPU utilization graph scale representation is in %, whereas other performance tools representing in core base. Please change accordingly.2. The average CPU utilization g...
almost 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC pre-check enhancement to check backend processes and dependencies so that 'green means green'

PowerVC health check users need to be able to trust that PowerVC dependent activity like LKU will complete successfully, and when PowerVC reports 'green' when that is not the case for the whole stack, the user needs to see what needs to be address...
12 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Power Enterprise pool : adding/removing mobile resources manually without using HMC

Please add Power Enterprise pool support for novalink managed hosts on PowerVC ! It is supported, but only through DRO.
almost 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Support for User Tiers with Shared Storage Pools and PowerVC.

PowerVC supports the use of Shared Storage Pools as a storage provider and can manage and allocate storage volumes from this pool. Shared Storage Pool allows the creation of customer tiers for Quality of Service (QoS) needs.Actually PowerVC can on...
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 0 Future consideration

Adding support to deploy LPARs with VNIC failover and 4 backing devices

A couple of customers raised the question, how they can deploy LPARs with more than 2 backing devices through the PowerVC guy. From my actual state of information, this is only possible by using the the OpenStack API of PowerVC. The customers who ...
over 1 year ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration