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Offer "Update check" from inside the UI

I would like to have an "update is available" pop up or check from inside the UI, like in FS7* systems. This could/would make a good hint that new updates are available, so update does not get missed or delayed.
over 1 year ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Offer "Restart services" from inside the UI

To be able to restart services (as an admin user) removes the extra task of logging into the OS and choosing services to restart.
over 1 year ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Enhancement to "VM delete function" to allow the change of default setting to prevent build-up of orphaned disk volumes

When deleting VMs user will get a prompt asking for ALL or Boot volumes, but the default setting is "boot volumes". As the users tend to keep the default setting when deleting VMs, we are seeing a build-up of orphaned Disc volumes that are never u...
over 1 year ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

powervc auto-closes console before deleting vm

When you try to delete a VM for which a console has been opened, PowerVC failed deleting the VM. PowerVC should be able to close the console by itself before issuing the delete command.
almost 4 years ago in PowerVC 2 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...
over 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PureStorage Active Cluster support for PowerVC

Would be great to have similar support for Dual site storage mirroring, as there is currently with SVC & HyperSwap on PowerVC 2.0.2. (please see RFE 113249 for details:
almost 3 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

PowerVC support for Diskimage-builder

The customer is currently using Diskimage-builder for to prepare and build all SOE's (including other platforms such as Intel). Customer is seeking official support for this tool to package SOE images for PowerVC to use.
over 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration