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PowerVC does not report real error message/cause

I was trying to add Host to PowerVC env, it failed multiple times with "PD-A001001 Could not access the Hardware Management Console for an unknown reason. Refer to the /var/log/nova/compute-9119MHE_108EF27.log file for more details." And at the en...
over 8 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

PowerVC: deployer can create a collocation rule

A user in the deployer group is unable to create a collocation rule.
almost 9 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

Console Access per VM via Horizon GIU

Drop-down menu behind an individual VM on the Instances Panel in CMO shows a number of actions possible for that VM, two of them being Console Access and Console Log.
about 9 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

Attached Storage: Extend Storage without detaching it from running VM

Attached Storage: Extend Storage without detaching it from running VM Currently, customer/user needs to detach storage from VM first before a Volume can be extended.
about 9 years ago in PowerVC 4 Delivered

Provision to input IP address and name for the >1 VM deployment

On the VM deployment page, for the >1 VM deployment, as you aware we can not enter IP address explicitly and PowerVC picks address from the IP pool. This would perfectly wrok with new environemt. For the existing environment, some of the IPs ha...
about 9 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

Add a provision to delete attached volumes in VM deletion process

We use PowerVC version With current level of PowerVC, VM deletion process does not delete additionally attached volumes to VM. User needs to separately delete those extra data volumes. Request to add a provision to optionally choose to de...
about 9 years ago in PowerVC 3 Delivered