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PowerVC

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Better integration of SDS Spectrum Scale in the PowerVC GUI

PowerVC is the OpenStack implemetation for POWER servers. In new versions PowerVC can be installed as SDI (Software Defined Infrastructure) edition.The storage part of the SDI is implemented with Spectrum Scale 5.x which is shipped with PowerVC.Po...
about 5 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under 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

Select Project at login screen

Rather than "Change Project" after logging in with a user that is authorized to multiple projects, a drop-down selection at the login screen would be a nice feature.
about 6 years ago in PowerVC 3 Not under consideration

PowerVC - Migration Pop-up does not provide details explaining why a host(s) isn't available to migration

PowerVC provides the feature to allow a VM to migrate from current host to another host managed by PowerVC, When migrating the UI lists "available" host(s) to migrate the VM . The UI does not provide any details why a VM isn't available for migrat...
almost 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC -Login-GUI - and CLI customization

The GUI-look is identical for all PowerVCs. This is sometimes very confusing if you own more than one PowerVC and each is steering a different environment of machines/VMs..To distinguish the different PowerVCs the simplest & cheapest solution ...
almost 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC support for IPv6

We're running out of IPv4 space in our PowerVC environment and we're moving to IPv6. This will affect future PowerVC builds and we have a few pending coming up.
over 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC doesnt sync VM name change to HMC partition name

VM name change in PowerVC doesnt update the partion name on HMC which causes trouble in certain scenarios.
about 1 year ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

Introduce Proactive notification of any issues reported in the PowerVC log

We recently had an issue where the SSH connection to storage broke (not PowerVC’s fault). We did not notice this issue until users complained of PowerVC not working to add disks or VMs. In the PowerVC log, it was obvious that storage had an issue,...
about 1 year ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC - editing VM?s properties

Editing VM properties.To reflect the Connectivity Group and Image source.
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

Parallelize Rolling Upgrades of FPO Spectrum Scale

PowerVC is the OpenStack implemetation for POWER servers. In new versions PowerVC can be installed as SDI (Software Defined Infrastructure) edition.The storage part of the SDI is implemented with Spectrum Scale 5.x which is shipped with PowerVC.Po...
about 5 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under consideration