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Multiple tiers to be supported within shared storage pool

When starting to implement PowerVC and are using SSPs. In the PowerVC Env Checker, is seen the following errors for multiple SSP pools: Shared Storage Pool ValidationsCould not access the shared storage pool in cluster tier.HMC_CLUSTER_SSP_CONFIGU...
over 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC to provide recovery options for PowerVC novalink managed hots

PowerVC HMC managed PowerVM hosts in error state can be cleaned up using powervc commands Novalink managed hosts do not have similar options
almost 5 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

Add api support for all Project QUOTA

Customer would like to be able to check quota limits PRIOR to performing an action. Example: The backup volume and backup volumes quota values can restrict if a backup is allowed. The backup can be performed via REST API, but the quota cannot be c...
almost 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 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...
almost 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC to allow deploying Boot Volume on distinct disk system than the image

PowerVC should allow deploying a Virtual Machine on a disk storage system distinct than the one where the image used for deploy resides on.Today, it works for all but the Boot Volume.There is no choice for Boot Volume of the deployed Virtual Machi...
almost 7 years ago in PowerVC 0 Future consideration

Maintenance mode : Migration Evaluation upfront to detect failures and prevent canceling all migrations

We would like to see the whole maintenance mode (also known as "evacuate mode") , check first if there are errors in the precheck and validation steps, and then put them aside if they are failed, and run the migrations of the good ones . At the sa...
almost 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Customize PowerVC Logo in UI

Wish to have the ability to customize the PowerVC logo in the upper left of the UI.
almost 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

support ssh key parameter for Brocade Fabrics

PowerVC 1.3.2 and 1.3.3 do not currently support using SSH keys to secure access to Brocade switches when added to the PowerVC fabric - this key is exposed as "fc_fabric_ssh_cert_path = (String) Local SSH certificate Path." in cinder.conf but not ...
almost 7 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Please integrate Infinidat support into PowerVC

Please integrate Infinidat support into PowerVC. Looks like Infinidat already supports OpenStack Cinder. So it should be easy to do.
almost 7 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration