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Dedicated CPU templates lack "Allow when partition is active" checkbox

When creating/editing a compute template, with dedicated processors, it is not possible to check af box to implement "Allow when partition is active" as you can do in HMC. You can check a box called "Idle sharing", whick is equal to "Allow when pa...
about 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

1VM with more then one storage connectivity group

storage connectivity group , can single VM use two different storage connectivity groups?
about 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

CPU shared pool management

Could you check functionalities below : - is it possible to implement checking of the CPU shared pools while creating compute template?- possibility to create CPU shared Pool from PowerVC, list them ? have them visible while creating compute templ...
about 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Add tags to the target devices by SCG or storage templante,so the customer can select which target they wants for to balance

By corporate standards and best practices the client needs to balance the wwpns of the target device(SVC storwize) for each deploy performed. We noticed that they could use powervc_target_wwpn_blacklist to try to force just use the required wwpns ...
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PM and Self Service Role ability to View and manage data volume snapshots in web interface

Existing roles in PowerVC can create and list data volume snapshots with the API but can not see those same elements in the web user interface. This can be confusing and introduce continuity issues for users of the system.
over 6 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

Multiple Domain/LDAP Directory Support

Permit PowerVC to use multiple backend directories/authentication sources. This is already supported upstream by leveraging Keystone domains
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Add cli_chgrpmem command in order to add/remove 1,000+ users to/from a group

The current PowerHA release does not allow to add a group with 1000+ ID (verified with 1023 and 1246 IDs): doing so, CSPOC produces "Command is too long" error. Increasing CSPOC internal buffer to 32K does not help (debug iFix "dbg40041_a" was tes...
over 3 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Future consideration

No root authority needed on storage for DRO alone

Client wants to use PowerVC for its sole DRO functionality. No short term plan for deploying VMs with PowerVC. Nevertheless, PowerVC requires "root" authority on storage and SAN linked to the partitions. Due to client's organization and needs, thi...
about 7 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Novalink virtual fibre adapter creation

Novalink seems to be unable to create a virtual fibre interfaces on vio server. The only option available is pvmctl vfc list. As the co-management flag is set to novalink, we cannot create a new virtual fibre interface in order to present tape to ...
about 7 years ago in PowerVM NovaLink 2 Future consideration