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SRIOV in shared mode: HMC debug facilities

SRIOV in shared mode: There are no HMC debug facilities like send/receive power nor wrap plug diagnostics.
about 2 years ago in PowerVM 1 Not under consideration

Power Systems to support replacement of WWPN's on HBA Cards

On Power9 the EN1C/EN1D cards use hard soldered SFP's; when a SFP fails the HBA must replaced, which requires SAN Zoning Changes These cards have the capability to replace the WWPN/WWNN, and we require a method to update the replacement HBA's WWPN...
about 2 years ago in PowerVM 0 Submitted

POWER firmware start policy should have an additional option (when Novalink, PowerVC used)

Add an option to the Firmware Start Policy settings in ASMI to include an option to only start Virtual I/O Servers AND Novalink on a regular power-on.For a recovery boot it should start NO partitions or ONLY VIOS, but certainly not Novalink and ce...
over 2 years ago in PowerVM 2 Future consideration

LPM Fails On Systems With Non-Functional Physical Adapter Ports

When attempting to use Live Partition Mobility (LPM) to move a logical partition (LPAR) from one system to another, source partition virtual to physical connectivity is first validated before executing the migration. Unfortunately, this negates th...
over 2 years ago in PowerVM 1 Not under consideration

Checking power consumption of a server from log or via command

Checking power consumption of a server from log or via command. Currently, we have an option to check a particular server power consumption from the PDU ( if connected separately) or from the outside cables using a meter. This needs a personal vis...
over 2 years ago in PowerVM 2 Under review

Need Maintenance mode switch for FW Update on SR-IOV cards

we have several SR_IOV config running wit SR_IOV native with NIB, vNIC Failover, SR-IOV VF for SEA etc.The problem we detected is that when doing a FW update for the SR-IOV cards we have either to do a lot of manual taks to switch to vNIC Failover...
almost 3 years ago in PowerVM 1 Not under consideration

Be sure a CPU a device is attached to is present in the LPAR

When a device is attached to a LPAR, there is no guarantee that the CPU this device is attached to will be part of the LPAR. This leads to device with no specific numa node, confusing script managing irqbalancing like the Mellanox one and probably...
almost 3 years ago in PowerVM 1 Submitted

Provide LDAP Capability for ASMI

Provide ability for ASMI to integrate with LDAP/Active Directory for user / group authentication
almost 3 years ago in PowerVM 1 Not under consideration

IBM i freezes during VIOS dump

When a VIOS dumps (for any reason) the IBM i client partitions freeze waiting the end of the dump and the IPL of the first VIOS in order to be served by the second VIOS. The time is variable but around 4-5 minutes (not feasable for a bank online)....
about 3 years ago in PowerVM 0 Under review

SR-IOV support for fiber adapters

SR-IOV support for fiber adapters
about 3 years ago in PowerVM 1 Not under consideration