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Migration on multiple VMs

HMC supports up to 16 migration at a time (concurrent), but on PowerVC UI, we can select only one VM at a time and press on migration button
over 7 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

PowerVC neutron subnet - IP range expansion and update

Present a CLI version to allow customer to update a subnet range which may have been created incorrectly
over 8 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

Broadcast from HMC

Every HMC keeps broadcasting to the network address 255.255.255.255 over UDP port 9900 every 5 minutes even though a list of running HMC has been configured manually in its settings
over 8 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

Add "severity" to syslog records

Add "severity" (or event_severity) to syslog records whenever a serviceable event is logged to syslog. For example, parsing the current SvcEventNotify records, provides little indication of a severity level in syslog. 2 parsed examples are shown n...
over 8 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Future consideration

PAM-based authentication

CMO uses keystone definitions on CMO level. PVC via local system. One would like to use the Pluggable Authentication Model (PAM defines authentication policy and authentication source, more...)
about 9 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

CPYFRMIMPF support MBROPT(*UPDADD) for temporal tables

It is a very common occurrence that I receive an Excel file containing new data (e.g. new pricing from accounting). This data needs to be imported into Db2, replacing the existing data. They don't send me the complete data, only change data that h...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration

Additional parameter for SQL function timestamp_format to manage language

Timestamp_format analysis is based on the labels in QCPFMSG (CPX3BC0 and CPX8601), so only one language. On my machine, french : values timestamp_format( trim( '02/Fev/2021:11:36:44 ' ) , 'DD/Mon/YYYY:HH24:MI:SS') -> OK values timestamp_format(...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration

job and File monitors missing after 7.1 OS

In the IBM Navigator for 7.3 OS version, we can see only 2 job monitors which are 1) System monitor 2) message monitor however in the 7.1 version there were addition monitors existing- Job monitor, file Monitor and B2B Activity. For more info of ...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

Enhancement for remanaging Linked Clones VMs

PowerVC does not re-associate an linked clone to the master image after you unmanage and re-manage the lpar. This allows you to delete the master copies of the linked clones, causing them to crash. This problem also shows up every time you reinsta...
almost 8 years ago in PowerVC 3 Future consideration