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Email all self-service users / Add custom email templates and rules

PowerVC has a built-in email functionality for requests/expiration notices. Enhancing the product with the ability to send notices to all users and users by project (maintenance notices / security bulletins / reminders) via the built-in "donotrepl...
almost 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

cross-project images for PowerVC self-service

Currently in PowerVC Cloud Edition (Novalink with Software Defined Storage stack)- it seems the only way to set up a image to be present on multiple projects is to either-A- go onto one of the novalink hosts, navigate to the gpfs path, cre...
about 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Not under consideration

Ability to show the real utilization of a thin provisioned volume

This is kind of similar to the RFE 120025 . It would be nice to be able to get in a glance how close we are to the upper limit of the pool.It would be nice too, to be able to get the real capacity of the volume in the volume tab.It is easy to get ...
about 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Not under consideration

Add 3PAR to the list of natively supported storage

In order to use 3par with PowerVC it is required that we use the pluggable storage driver. This is cumbersome and makes upgrades difficult. In addition it makes it difficult to copy images to different storage towers and we are unable to import ou...
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Not under consideration

High Availability for PowerVC Integrated software-defined storage Engine

With PowerVC 1.4.0 IBM has announced Integrated software-defined storage engine. We need this engine with High availability so that we can map storage from Integrated software-defined storage to a client from two Integrated software-defined storag...
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

Move volume between projects

Currently to move volumes between projects involves un-managing volume from one project, then managing it in another project. It would be nice for Administrator users to have an option to select unmapped volumes and send to another project.
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

SSP Tier aware

Please make PowerVC be SSP tier aware, and configurable in storage templates. Give us the ability to configure tiers to be associated with projects.
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

PowerVC Support for Centrify AD Users

After upgrading to PowerVC 1.3.2 we have experienced that any new users added to openstack were no longer available to use PowerVC. I think that this might have something to do with an addition of powervc-filter group
about 7 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

PowerVC: include 'Allow performance information collection' on instance creation

Some applications require 'Allow performance information collection' set on the HMC profile but there is no way to set this from PowerVC
almost 8 years ago in PowerVC 3 Not under consideration

HPE 3PAR Storage Support

Our Storage is currently 3PAR and this is not supported with PowerVC.In order to use PowerVC we need 3PAR Storage Support. I've seen that there is a Openstack 3PART Block Driver. Or is that enough?There should also be support for 3par mpio on clie...
over 8 years ago in PowerVC 3 Future consideration