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VM Recovery Manager

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Remove host from cluster when removed from host_group

The host should be completely removed from the cluster when it is removed from a host_group. This would match the same action occurring with VMs - they are completely removed from the cluster when they are removed from a workgroup.
9 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Planned for future release

Enhance GUI "view details" information

The "view details" button available in the "Events" window should show useful information or better point to the real problem rather than provide generic information.
9 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Future consideration

Clearer error message when not enough resources at remote site

Make the resulting error clearer about not having sufficient resources at the remote site to host all the local VMs.
9 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

Disable "Failover Rehearsal" Button for WorkGroups in Rehearsal Mode

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

Show DrTestPhase in workgroup query

Make "ksysmgr q workgroup" show the Phase and DrTestPhase fields from this lssrc command. lsrsrc -s ‘HGType==“workgroup”’ IBM.VMR_HG Name Phase DrTestPhase
10 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

Maintenance mode for VIOS in VMRM environment

I've a VMRM HA cluster with 2 Hosts and 2 VIOS per Host. During firmware update or other maintenance on FC or ETH adapters connections are disruppted for a short time. During this activity the KSYS received notification of some Critical Events. My...
10 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Planned for future release

Maintenance mode for VIOS in VMRM environment

Duplicate. Please vote for VMRM-I-39
10 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Not under consideration

Enable fc_mappings feature support in VMRM to be able to manage Migration between physical servers in Hostgroup which have multiple paths to disk

Everybody deploying VMRM can benefit from it. In fact this is a product limitation for VMRM as the LPM SRR feature directly launched from HMC works properly while VMRM fails to manage this case. This prevents VMRM form managing properly the autom...
10 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 2 Planned for future release

Move the VLAN management from the host_group to the workgroup for more granular management. Away to have a backup of th

We have multiple VLANs in our PROD site, but a single VLAN in DR if the VLAN management was moved to the workgroup level it would be easier to manage the VLANs by creating a workgroup for each VLAN in PROD and mapping the VLAN for the workgroup to...
11 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Planned for future release

Enhance collocation behavior

If a member of a collocation group fails and is restarted on a backup host, the other member are moved to this backup host via restart. As long as members are healthy they should be moved via LPM. At least with first try, restart could be done if ...
12 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Future consideration