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PowerVC

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PowerVC SSP Storage Clone and Snapshot

Currently, I am unable to clone a VM which has a boot volume on a SSP. I am also unable to snapshot a VM that has a boot volume on the SSP, and therefore unable to restore it as well. Since SSP is supported, it'd be great if this feature can be ad...
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 0 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.
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 2 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.
about 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC - Force name of hdisk in AIX deploy operations

PowerVC deploy of AIX lpars does not ensure the hdx assignment would be the same on every deploy,Natural order will usually result in hd0 as the bootdisk but it can be hd1, current there is no option to pass this as a requirement to a VM deploy op...
over 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Inability to specify min/max in compute template when using dedicated CPU

When a system is deployed using powerVC as dedicated processors. The min/max value is also getting set as the desired value. This is preventing us from changing the CPU dynamically on the running system. If there a way to deploy the template for d...
about 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Change the 1 or all storage port zoning option to Interger or all storage ports

Change the 1 or all storage port zoning option to Interger or all storage ports, this would allow you to set the number of storage target ports allowing for a more flexible zoning policy that can better consume the storage array's front end ports.
about 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC HA Seamless Failover and Back

A mechanism /support for PowerVC HA at a minimum to include a mechanism in the current active -passive HA deployment model to clean up the old/failed PowerVC. Please refer to Divya K Konoor.
about 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC 1.4.1.1 FCOE Support

Fix was provided for FCOE on PowerVC 1.3.1 back in 2016. Customer (Independence Tube Corporation) would like to update PowerVC to 1.4.1.1. This breaks SAN functionality using FCOE adapters. Need similar fix to allow PowerVC SAN to work with FCOE a...
over 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Backup / Restore Network definitions

I would like to request a feature on PowerVC that would enable backing up / restoring Network definitions on PowerVC.
over 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC and 3PAR configuration

I would like from PowerVC get the actual configuration (NPIV) from 3PAR, such as exports, hostports, redundancy within storage nodes.
over 5 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration