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VM Recovery Manager

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Enhancing event notification for notifying critical/warning events + their corresponding recovery events

System: IBM VM Recovery Manager HA 1.4. Actor: Administrator needs new functionality Description: We ask to enhance functionality for critical/warning events. The new functionality should deliver new option/behaviour for sending recovery notificat...
over 1 year ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Future consideration

Increase the number of hosts supported by VMR

Currently VMR is limited to 12 Hosts.Some customers have more than 12 hosts. Therefore they need to have a solution which supports more than 12 Hosts. A support for 64 Hosts may be a good starting point.
about 3 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 2 Not under consideration

Power Systems Recovery Manager - Enhanced DR orchestration capabilities

We are trying to leverage Power Systems Recovery Manager for meeting following objectives, -Diagram shows business requirements.-Only DR is depicted in diagram-DC only hosts PROD -Under normal condition DC runs PROD and DR hosts PREPROD, T&D a...
over 3 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 4 Planned for future release

VMRM - make hardcoded timeout interval tunable parameter.

Based on communication with support team dealing with case TS011408072 we would like to rise this idea. In a VMRM 'HA' Cluster, after a failover, there's a hard coded 5 minute timeout for AIX VMs to IPL and start again heartbeating with the VIOSes...
about 1 month ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Submitted

Disable "Failover Rehearsal" Button for WorkGroups in Rehearsal Mode

Disable the GUI "Failover Rehearsal" button for a workgroup when it is in Rehearsal phase.
10 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Not under consideration

Provide capability to use non-root user onVM Recovery Manager HADR

VMRM HADR 1.4.0.2 requires that all operations, CLI and GUI, are configured and managed using the root user. The GUI sends commands to the AIX KSYS instance using ssh but it is standard practice for Banks to change /etc/ssh/sshd_config to the foll...
over 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Future consideration

Automatically add PHA cluster to KSYS setup

It would be useful if the Setup of the KSYS server would automatically create a single node PHA cluster.
about 3 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Not under consideration

Scot Stansell

When Critical, Warning and Maintenance counts are displayed, the event details can be displayed by hovering the mouse over them. With an event for each count, the dashboard will be more useful. All counts should have a corresponding hover detail.
5 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Future consideration

Display local and remote site resource totals

Create a new command to show a total of the local resources for all the managed VMs and the total resources of the remote hosts. These totals should include CPU and memory resources.
8 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Future consideration

Possibility to 'quiesce' (or 'unmanage') entire VMRM cluster during SW upgrades

Under 'Description' write the details of your new idea: On a 'HA' cluster with 2 Hosts we had to upgrade the HMCs from v9 to v10, during the upgrade the KSYS logged the event HMC_UNREACHABLE even though it's expected that the HMC may not be Fully ...
8 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Planned for future release