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IP Pool Page: Lock range of IP addesses

PowerVC UI, IP Pool page, we can select an IP and Lock it. The issue here is that need to select Ip one by one and click the "Lock" button to lock it. if we provide an option to input IP range of address, really help to save time if we have more I...
almost 8 years ago in PowerVC 3 Delivered

PowerVC odd behavior with Cisco enhanced zoning

PowerVC doesn't manage uncommited zones in a Cisco Enhanced Fabric Zoneset. To me, this should be a defect, not a new feature request. Please review the associated PMR. I believe that PowerVC should know that a zone is uncommited and work within t...
about 8 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

PVC not savin "running" config to "startup" config after every zone change on Cisco SAN Switches to Preserve over restarts

PowerVC 1.4.4 Is out of sync on "startup" config on Cisco MDS switches with "Running" config. This may result in loosing the last saved zone changes and its configuration data upon loosing or restarting SAN switches due to various reasons. Support...
about 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Delivered

PowerVC support for HMC 8.4 /VIOS 2.4

Customers would like to use PowerVC with HMC 8.4 and VIOS 2.4 which are the current releases of those products
over 8 years ago in PowerVC 1 Delivered

PowerVC support for lun migration to different IO group

Customer would like to be able to migrate a LUN from one IO group to another, PowerVC supports multiple IO groups but not migrating between then
almost 9 years ago in PowerVC 3 Delivered

Adding numbers of IP Adresses for a pool not only a range

In Powervc for a VLAN Network i can add a range of Ip addressesbut not always in a segment all adresses available are consecutive so i need a chance to add a number of IP Adresses e.g. seperated by comma or whatever or to upload from a text file e...
almost 9 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

PowerVC needs to handle VM state automatically after LPM

All VMs were in Active state I did migration of client LPARs for CEC H/W upgrade using HMC, after LPM, LPARs were in error state, I agree this part After H/W upgrade, moved all LPARs back to the system and those LPARs still in error state. not cha...
about 9 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

Give Shared Disk support for PowerHA Deployment

PowerVC should be able to create shared disks so we can introduce IBM PowerHA SystemMirror for AIX which a share disk is mandatory.
over 9 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

Dynamically lock IP addresses for use with PowerVC

Want to reserve some IP addresses for use by PowerVC and some for use by SCE, but that can change over time.
over 9 years ago in PowerVC 3 Delivered

Unable to create VM with less than .1 CPU in PowerVC

A client has the desire to create a VM with .05 CPU however PowerVC only seems to allow a minimum CPU size of .1 CPU per VM.
almost 10 years ago in PowerVC 3 Delivered