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PowerVC

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Have an AIX version again, not just Linux

Linux and Linux root access is not always available to AIX community
7 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Ability to expand storage volumes in the PowerVC Web interface.

Currently it is possible to expand PowerVC managed volumes only by utilising a Rest API call, there is no option to perform this task in the GUI. The option to expand a volume should be available in the GUI. Needing to utilise Rest API for such a ...
13 days ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Provide sites in PowerVC

In a PowerVC environment that is managing resources at multiple sites there is currently no method by which to "group" those resources eg: compute & storage that are located at a site into a site. There are hostgroups, but these are only for c...
5 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Support Dell PowerStore Storage with PowerVC

Large UK Power client currently owns 13 x High End Power servers and wants to start using PowerVC on their estate. Their storage is Dell PowerStore which isn't currently supported.
6 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

RFE for PowerVC for migration controls for VM Groups

Requirement is for PowerVC to provide options to migrate a VM Group together, like PowerHA does with Resource Groups, so that related/interdependent VMs can be migrated together when necessary.
15 days ago in PowerVC 1 Submitted

Validate storage for VM from a PowerVC view

We have some issues when storage is being removed before a decommission of VM has ben run from PowerVC ending up in the playbook failing since all storage tasks are failing. It would be of high interest that one from PowerVC could validate that wh...
19 days ago in PowerVC 1 Submitted

CINDER driver on PowerVC 2.1.1 with ALUA

Hello, We're going to set up a POC on our POWERVC infra to provision LUNS in our Hitachi disk array, thanks to the CINDER driver in version 14 embedded in POWERVC version 2.1.1.In the doc, I read that "You cannot use Asymmetric logical unit access...
4 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

add support for encrytping passwords in /opt/ibm/powervc/powervcrc file

IBM PowerVC uses a script file to set a number of parameters, including password via the file opt/ibm/powervcrc the file is clear text, encrypting the password via an AES string would ensure protection of a password is stashed in this file
6 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Native terraform provider for PowerVC

Terraform is an infrastructure as code (IaC) software tool that allows DevOps teams to automate infrastructure provisioning using reusable, shareable, human-readable configuration files. This technology is now fully adopted by the enterprise and b...
about 1 month ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Specify the boot device order for the operating system volumes when deploying a VM with a mirrored image using PowerVC.

<idea> Specify the boot device order for the operating system volumes when deploying a VM with a mirrored image using PowerVC. <background> Some customers may require the specific storage pool to be set as hdisk0. However, when deployi...
2 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted