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VMs TAGs for VMs for DRO

During discussions, it came up as a request for improvement to be able to handle TAGs to classify DRO operations in PowerVC. For example, define a TAGS of virtual machines for "development" or "SAP" and in this case PowerVC based on these TAGs cla...
almost 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC need to detect and utilize existing Masking view and storage groups

When PowerVC manages AIX LPAR that was created Outside PowerVC it doesn't detect and utilize see the existing masking view and storage group on EMC VMAX storage , instead it creates new masking view and storage group when attaching new Luns , we h...
almost 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Additional email templates

The addition of email templates for CPU, Memory free/available and Disk errors including free/available space.
almost 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

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.
almost 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Allow multiple branches to be selected for LDAP user list

Enable the LDAP configuration to support multi-branch starting points for the organizational units and containers that it walks to find the users and groups to use within PowerVC.Currently you can only specify 1 starting point and the LDAP walks t...
almost 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC should support multiple vSwitch environments for same VLAN / network

PowerVC does not take into account that one specific network (resp. VLAN) can be serverd by different vSwitches within different managed systems. Because of that managed systems with deviant vSwitch definition are not selectable as LPM target syst...
almost 4 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 event and audit logging to SIEM (e.g. QRadar)

We have a security requirement to centrally gather logs from various network devices, including PowerVC, in a SIEM (QRadar in our case).Currently PowerVC does not provide such option.
almost 4 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

Supporting out-of-band storage operations

PowerVC is not able to recognize out-of-band storage operations. For example: If a storage pool was moved, renamed or vdisks where migrated into a storage pool doing for administrative purpose PowerVC will create errors.The only way to fix these e...
almost 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Project Manager Approval Process Scope Change

When using shared images, the project's Project Manager is no longer getting approval requests and it goes straight to an admin. My thought behind a PM is that they would be the one to manage all VMs in that project's scope. So by not allowing the...
about 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration