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SR-IOV vNIC port redundany over multiple CECs in a E1080

Today PowerVC creates SR-IOV vNIC backing devices based on the saturation of an adapter port. For redundant SR-IOV networks, PowerVC picks at least a separate adapter (not the same as for the primary SR-IOV network).In an E1080 system PowerVC shou...
12 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Speed up RMC state changes in PowerVC

In PowerVC sometimes it takes a lot of time until an active RMC state is recognized and shown in PowerVC. The HMC provides an event mechanism over the REST API that may be used to inform PowerVC of RMC state changes. If this mechanism is used the ...
almost 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC - attachment of all components using SSH keys

In PowerVC only storage and NovaLink has the possibility to attach them using SSH keys. For the other components, such as HMCs and fabrics it's only possible to use user/password. PowerVC should support SSH keys for all components.
about 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Setting a specific SCG as default for better integration with orchestration solutions

The concept of an SCG is Power specific, so the default OpenStack API does not offer a direct way to provide the SCG during LPAR deployment. This creates a lot of work to integrate orchestration or DevOps solutions with PowerVC, because we have to...
10 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC HMC connection to use sshkey

The HMC connection should allow for ssh keys to stop relying on the hmc username and particularly password. As our HMC Password is meant to change once used. So using a public/private key after the first authentication is necessary.
over 1 year ago in PowerVC 4 Future consideration

Powervc 2.0.1.1 functionality to support Pure storage to create hyper swap/async volumes.

All those organizations which are using non-IBM storage and need to deploy VM's with hyper swap and async volume in different Halls of a DC (hyper swap volumes) and different DC (async- volumes)
3 months ago in PowerVC 1 Under review

PowerVC Server support on AIX

Many AIX and IBMi Power customers would like to use PowerVC to manage their environment. But they do not have strong Linux Skills. Porting the PowerVC server to AIX would allow these customers to purchase and use PowerVC
11 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

please add validation support for remote restart to hmc and pvc for future releases

currently neither PVC nor HMC offer any kind of validation for remote restart. So there is no way to know in advance if a frame goes down, remote restart is working. We are asking for a validation feature either in PVC or in HMC to make sure that ...
over 1 year ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

LPAR creation with SVC I/O round robin active

we use the following steps to create LPARs via REST API in PowerVC 2.0.1:1) Create needed volumes2) Create LPAR with already created volumes from previous step For the storage virtualisation we use SVC. The SVC is configured to use round-robin for...
over 1 year ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

Change default for PowerVC Host Maintenance Mode Panel

'Enter Maintenance mode panel' on PowerVC GUI has 'Migrate all virtual machines to another host' selected as default - requesting that this is either set to 'None' by default or a configurable parameter to allow customer to chose what the default ...
about 1 year ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration