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Changing the SRIOV port label on an existing Network Template
Currently editing the SRIOV port label on existing network template is not possible, this is important for customers who are using SEA based hosts and are adding SRIOV based hosts to PowerVC. Even for the same network, customer's have to create ne...
Enable volume sharing and set storage template on multiple volumes in GUI
When multiple storage volumes are being created or onboarded through PowerVC GUI, the volume sharing and set storage template options can only be done on one volume at a time. This is very time consuming and laborious job from the GUI when the num...
Enterprise customers using DS8K storage, have requirement to specify the LSS ID while creating Volumes. Currently Managing LSS ID is not possible through GUI. This creates lot of complexity in management, when customer has to manage very high numb...
Option to only use one IPG per VM for all volumes, other than IPG for Tape
When multiple IPGs are specified in one Storage Connectivity Group, PowerVC uses multiple IPG for storage volume provisioning to a VM. This creates lot of VFC adapters/Zones/Storage Host Entries for each VM, creating lot of complexity in managemen...
Remote Restart & Entering maintainance mode to support collocation affinity rules
Currently PowerVC doesn't function in a desired manner when utilising collocation affinity rules. When you put a host into maintenance mode, if that host has multiple virtual machines in the same collocation rule, you cannot migrate active virtual...
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
Enable A Single Backup Node to support multiple Storage Providers connected via IVR on separate VSANs
This enables to create and use a single VM as a backup node where you have VSAN separated SVCs providing storage connected with VSAN separation between SVCs. Althought you could MAP a volume using IVR to a single VM coming via separate VSANs, it i...
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