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PowerVC

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PowerVC - versioning of instances

PowerVC provides Snapshot to capture disk of a vm or instance. This information does not include vm details (cpu memory network etc)Capturing an image of a vm would include all data, but this feature doesn't provide a way to tie that image as a "b...
about 5 years ago in PowerVC 2 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.
over 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.
over 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Create wwpn aliases while deploying VMs

Clients create alias of LPAR wwpns in SAN switches(Brocade & Cisco). These alias are used to zone with Storage wwpn alias. Currently PowerVC does not create alias of LPAR wwpns while deploying.
over 5 years ago in PowerVC 3 Future consideration

Change of Power Server Name in PowerVC

We have the need to change names in the HMC for managed systems (Power Server) for any reason from time to time. Currently PowerVC is not detecting it automatically and take proper action also for already installed and managed OS on this managed s...
over 5 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...
over 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC to support AD nested gropus

Customer would like to be able to use AD nested group with PowerVC
over 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

Feature to add comments on maintenance mode , displayed in the hosts tab

We are many to work on PowerVC , including IBM workers who need to operate on hosts for upgrade purposes or replacing parts. Sometimes we need to act on hosts but we see that it is in maintenance, but we don't know who put it in this mode, or even...
over 5 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration