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PowerVC

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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

Add SIEM support to PowerVC GUI

We run PowerVC in an environment where security is key. To facilitate this, we are running a SIEM appliance; this is a central monitoring device, setup to receive information from all kinds of systems, to collect security-relevant data. Reports fr...
about 3 years ago in PowerVC 0 Future consideration

Support for untagged vNICs in PowerVC

PowerVC only supports tagged VLANs when using vNICs. If a VM has Port VLAN ID 0, which means untagged, the VM can't be managed by PowerVC. PowerVC should also be able to manage and deploy VMs with untagged vNICs.
about 3 years ago in PowerVC 0 Future consideration

Ping IPs before deployment

During a deployment of a new VM, PowerVC checks if the IP is already used by looking into its database. If an IP is free according to the DB, but is already in use, PowerVC will deploy this IP. These leads to IP address conflicts. This may happen,...
about 3 years ago in PowerVC 0 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

PowerVC SSP Storage Clone and Snapshot

Currently, I am unable to clone a VM which has a boot volume on a SSP. I am also unable to snapshot a VM that has a boot volume on the SSP, and therefore unable to restore it as well. Since SSP is supported, it'd be great if this feature can be ad...
about 3 years ago in PowerVC 0 Future consideration

PowerVC allows both local and LDAP users to authenticate in parallel

You can either have the local users OR LDAP configured with PVC, not both. https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSXK2N_1.4.1/com.ibm.powervc.standard.help.doc/powervc_ldap_hmc.html Also as per the IBM technician for a case opened there is n...
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 0 Future consideration

PowerVC - name vs mmts

PowerVC uses MMTS name(9080M9S_123ABC) rather display name(mypower_frame1) in REST API, command line, logs etc. It is very inconvenient for readability and usability.
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Specify eligible storage providers in connectivity groups.

Requesting the ability to specify eligible storage providers in the connectivity group configuration. The reason being is any storage provider that cannot be zoned with VIOS ports in a connectivity group shows up as a warning in the environment ch...
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

LPM in PowerVC for VIOS SDS using GPFS as Storage Provider

With PowerVC 2.0 and VIOS 3.1.2.0 there is a new possibility to use Spectrum Scale (GPFS) Remote Cluster mounts in PowerVC as storage provider.Actually there is no possibility to make use of LPM in this environment. The possibility for LPM should ...
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration