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updateios breaks the update due to network disruption
You can reach out Deepak Menezes(firstname.lastname@example.org) .This is with respect to issue we hit on case TS011570960Was installing Fix Pack 22.214.171.124 on top of his system 126.96.36.199.During the installation the Putty session disconnected due to network dis...
Correct error caused by Flash Copy -> VIOS_VFC_CLIENT_CON IDENTIFIER: B7BCD6A0 Description Virtual FC Client connection lost with I/O pending Probable Causes Client Timed out I/O or moved to another server during partition mobility
Please have the PowerHA Flash Copy Toolkit team look at correcting, possibly add additional delay time between the shutdown and power up of the flash copy partition to prevent locks, maybe they will see the issue in the code on their side
Fields for system name and system description should be filled for lldp requrests on SR-IOV adapter
This feature will prevent failure in handling and configuration and enhance failure determination.
When requesting lldp information of Power systems from the switch port the network department can confirm that they are working the the correct syst...
We recognized that SR-IOV / vNIC implementation have a different behaviour when the physical link is having problems. This leads to flapping adapters in some cases. Shared Ethernet Adapters (SEA) have different kind of parameters to configure to p...
Add separate IPv6 statistics for the SEA device, so that statistical monitoring commands can report
During the investigation of an IPv6 related Case on guest LPARs of VIOS, Support noted that investigation of the issue would have been simplified if the SEA device on the VIOS reported IPv6 statistics in addition to IPv4 statistics. Implementing t...
Add LSO IPv6 SEA/VEA attributes to VIOS Performance Advisor and potentially default rules
The VIOS Performance Advisor is a very useful tool to verify the configuration of a running VIOS LPAR. Currently only some of the LargeSend attributes are reported when incorrectly set.
Based on TS010353771, I was advised one of the IPv6 attribut...
Better troubleshooting when HMC doesn't display devices like disks when it should.
When the CMDB on the VIOS server is wrong, then the HMC simply does not display what you should see, and you have zero insight into why. We had issues with disks, missing UUIDs, or other errors. There should be a command, maybe a little more refin...
over 1 year ago
in PowerVM VIOS
Planned for future release
Remove the fixed, built-in password of user vpgadmin and reduce the blast radius of the vpgadmin user
The VIOS vpgadmin user has a known pre-defined password(1), that can't be changed(2). Although the user has login=false, and rlogin=false (3), it's a user that is part of the bin and system groups (4). One common request of many security policies ...
SEA over a 10Gb Ethernet Port in VIOS. Allow Virtual Ethernet Adapters in client partitions to run at 10Gb rather than a maximum of 1Gb.
Current limitation of Virtual Ethernet Adapters to run at 1Gb. If a 10Gb Ethernet port is set up as an SEA in VIOS, then client partitions using the bridge of virtual to physical are limited by the Virtual Ethernet Adapter maximum of 1Gb bandwidth...
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