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Add Searchlight in PowerVC

Searchlight dramatically improves the user focused search capabilities and performance on behalf of various OpenStack cloud services. Searchlight was originally developed and released in the Kilo release of Glance. It would be a great improvement ...
almost 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Allow LPAR ID modification during Novalink Recovery partition data process

The current Novalink recovery process has been created to accommodate the recovery of a physical server from a Novalink only managed deployment and greenfield clients who are fine with not implementing internal standards. This recovery process is ...
almost 6 years ago in PowerVM NovaLink 2 Future consideration

PowerVC - zone update to CISCO switches

Customer would like zone updates to cisco switches to be staggered and delayed.PowerVC when creating zones for storage will force a zone update, On Cisco switches that may cause an outage to all storage impacted by the zone.The customer has redund...
almost 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC support for Brocade LSAN (FC routing)

Within IKEA cloud (and automation) track there are systems (VM´s) that use storage from 2 different sites (different clusters). Today LSAN is configured for achieving this.
about 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Integration with 3rd Party SDN

Integration with 3rd Party SDN to support Network virtualistaion
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Integrate Huawei Storage Cinder driver into PowerVC

Huawei Storage is not one of the available storage providers in PowerVC. Please integrate the Huawei Storage Cinder driver into PowerVC. Huawei is Platinum Member of Openstack, Huawei Storage is also a core Cinder team member and has had in-tree C...
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

White Label UI Elements in PowerVC Web Interface

Permit customization of the web interface to enable branding or enterprise logos to be presented
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

CISCO Enhanced Mode uncommited zones

PowerVC does not raise an error to the GUI messages if it encounters transaction locks in Enhanced zoning mode on CISCO switches. We believe that an error should be raised to messages to inform the user they should contact the SAN administrator to...
almost 7 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC CPU pool performance graph

PowerVC aware of shared CPU pools. So why do we only have the ability to view frame level cpu graphs? I would like to be able to click on a pool in the hosts tab and then be able to go down to shared cpu pools and get a graph of what the pools uti...
almost 7 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Predefining one LPM-network for LPM-validation in HMC UI

Before performaning an LPM (validation) over HMC UI, one shell be able to manually set the ONE network, over which the migration shell be performed.
about 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Future consideration