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PowerHA for AIX

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Automation to activate / deactivate RPV server & client devices for PowerHA/XD managed GLVM VGs before after FS related tasks.

PowerHA/XD handles the RPV server & client devices on it's own. After the resource group take over has been completed, PowerHA/XD will: - unconfigures the RPV server devices (puts them to defined state) belonging to the RG's volume groups on ...
almost 2 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Under review

PowerHA Cluster Testtool Test Tool enhancements require at PowerHA 7.1 and later.

When using the PowerHA Cluster Test Tool in Custom Test mode with a Test Plan, the NETWORK_DOWN_LOCAL event fails and brings down the network interfaces. Other network event tests may also fail. There was architecture change between PowerHA v 6.1...
about 2 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Not under consideration

Straighten Event handling in PowerHA / SystemMirror

PowerHA uses "events" to handle transitions to various states. (At least some of) These events are poorly described in the documentation and the usability of PowerHA would greatly profit from an improvement there. Furthermore - as described in the...
about 2 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Under review

Highly available solution for PowerSC MFA using PowerHA (smartassist)

PowerSC MFA 2.0 now supports Postgres replication for High Availability. It would be a simple task to build start/stop and monitoring scripts for PowerHA to manage the availability of the MFA server, the database and the keys. This would allow for...
about 2 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Under review

Need only minimum capabilities for PowerHA ROHA accessing HMC

When defining ROHA we have to setup access to HMC to fulfill various task e.g. increasing/decreasing CPU Entitlement and Memory as an examplt. FOr this we need to use e.g. HSCROOT which has full access to anything on the HMC including Shutdown a P...
about 2 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Under review

Add a PowerHA smart Assist component for IBM InfoSphere DataStage app

Our team uses PowerHA SystemMirror for our IBM InfoSphere DataStage application. However, PowerHA SystemMirror doesn't have a smart assist components for this product.
over 2 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Future consideration

PowerHA Verify

PowerHA verify and sync should have a verify only option to verify the configuration before making changes to the cluster.
over 2 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Under review

PowerHA cl_extendvg

Today if you extend a cluster VG through smit hacmp or by command cl_extendvg the disk will be added even it is used already on another system.In non PowerHA environments (extendvg) this is avoided and you would have to force the command. In Power...
almost 3 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Under review

Integrate Fix Central in the PowerHA GUI

the availability to have an easier way to just see FixCentral information.IT would be an interesting feature to integrate this in the PowerHA GUI to have it on a single Management interface.
over 3 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Future consideration

Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) support

Increasing security requirements need to have MFA for the login at least in the GUI. (better for both, GUI and CLI)
over 3 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Future consideration