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PowerVC

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Rebalance button to spread Vms across the hosts?

Currently we cannot rebalance VMs across hosts without using DRO or maintenance mode.Clicking this button button "rebalance VMs" would help, based on various parameters like cpu utilization, allocation or MSPPools utilization , it would be VERY nice!
over 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

VM Lifecycle Event-driven operations

Add ability for PowerVC to execute commands on certain lifecycle events (VM deployment, DLPAR operations, VM deletion)- allowing administrators to script functions to update external systems of record programmatically (via REST APIs or other integ...
almost 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC support for CentOS

Currently PowerVC supports RHEL only. Can CentOS be added to the supported Operating System for the PowerVC Management Server? Another alternative could be Ubuntu.
about 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Restrict users with 'deployer' privileges to certain host groups

Users with 'deployer' privileges can currently deploy to any server within the PowerVC environment. Restricting users to only certain host groups would allow greater flexibility whilst protecting other hosts.
almost 9 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under consideration

Package powervc like an appliance, either a hardware appliance akin to HMCs or containerize it.

We struggle to access root on RHEL instances as they are managed by another platform team. So if this were an appliance, we would have privileged access, as we would be platform owners.
3 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Native terraform provider for PowerVC

Terraform is an infrastructure as code (IaC) software tool that allows DevOps teams to automate infrastructure provisioning using reusable, shareable, human-readable configuration files. This technology is now fully adopted by the enterprise and b...
4 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Support new version of IBM Flash Systems Hyperswap

Support new version of IBM Flash Systems Hyperswap
6 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

CINDER driver on PowerVC 2.1.1 with ALUA

Hello, We're going to set up a POC on our POWERVC infra to provision LUNS in our Hitachi disk array, thanks to the CINDER driver in version 14 embedded in POWERVC version 2.1.1.In the doc, I read that "You cannot use Asymmetric logical unit access...
7 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

add support for encrytping passwords in /opt/ibm/powervc/powervcrc file

IBM PowerVC uses a script file to set a number of parameters, including password via the file opt/ibm/powervcrc the file is clear text, encrypting the password via an AES string would ensure protection of a password is stashed in this file
9 months 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