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PowerVC use other group in place of "wheel"

Change PowerVC to support a group other than "wheel" for su privileges.
over 2 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

VMs TAGs for VMs for DRO

During discussions, it came up as a request for improvement to be able to handle TAGs to classify DRO operations in PowerVC. For example, define a TAGS of virtual machines for "development" or "SAP" and in this case PowerVC based on these TAGs cla...
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Allow multiple branches to be selected for LDAP user list

Enable the LDAP configuration to support multi-branch starting points for the organizational units and containers that it walks to find the users and groups to use within PowerVC.Currently you can only specify 1 starting point and the LDAP walks t...
almost 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Project Manager Approval Process Scope Change

When using shared images, the project's Project Manager is no longer getting approval requests and it goes straight to an admin. My thought behind a PM is that they would be the one to manage all VMs in that project's scope. So by not allowing the...
about 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Support for NetApp and iSCSI

System: PowerVC 1.4.x Actor: User needs new feature The products is used to support the customer in deploying VMs (LPARs) on IBM Power Platform. Integration of NetApp Storage in PowerVC in order to manage iSCSI discs in the deployment and maintena...
about 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC to have native command support for quota management in a future release

Our AIX environment consists of 2500+ LPARs on which has 100+ clusters. We need to collocation (anti-affinity) feature to support more than 25 rules to ensure that our cluster nodes are not on the same physical IBM hardware.I would like PowerVC to...
about 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Support of selecting Network either pre defined or Infoblox

Hiwe want to use normal tcp funtionality as it is defined in Neutron on PowerVC today and additionally support for Infoblox. The problem is that i cannot define networks with either "Normal" networks in Powervc and Infoblox. Also we need the abili...
over 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC and SAN visualizer

From PowerVC I would like to get a VM´s zoning information.
over 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Power VC - AD Integration For Projects and Roles

Power VC. Goal to bind Power VC to AD Then Create AD groups and bind two primary roles: VM requester vs full admin to AD groups. And do this by and for independant projects within powervc The documentation here
over 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Export Running LPAR

Add the ability to directly export a running LPAR without having to first create an Image.
over 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration