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PowerVC

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Enabling SpectrumScale Snapshot in PowerVC for VIOS SDS

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 snapshots from client lpar rootvg as it could be done with othe...
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 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

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

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

iSCSI support (over VIOS) for PowerVC

Some customer are going away from FibreChannel. For these customers we should of an alternative connection to the storage, such as iSCSI.The new VIOS version 3 now supports iSCSI connections and can virtualize that storage into the client VM.Power...
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC - attachment of all components using SSH keys

In PowerVC only storage and NovaLink has the possibility to attach them using SSH keys. For the other components, such as HMCs and fabrics it's only possible to use user/password. PowerVC should support SSH keys for all components.
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PoweVC portgroups

Dear team We need to have the option to specify multiple port groups in a storage template instead of one port goup or any also in the default storage template we need to have the option to specify a port group or multiple port groups to be used i...
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

PowerVC should support dedupe and compression on Hitachi storage

Hitachi's latest storage arrays (e.g. VSP 5500) are efficient with dedupe and compression (collectively called "Automatic Data Reduction" ADR). Apple has purchased a 5500 and want to leverage ADR functionality in their environment.
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Support for HyperSwap in A9000 ( XIV ) with PowerVC

We would like to use PowerVC with HyperSwap in A9000 ( XIV )
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration