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VM Recovery Manager

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With host down, show red hexagon on the host in the left pane

Add a red hexagon next to the host in the right panel when the host is down.
over 1 year ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

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 ...
almost 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Planned for future release

GUI continuously shows "Fetching Topology" when duplicate names exist in the configuration.

The GUI should accept duplicates names as the CLI does.
almost 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

ksysmgr - do not suggest running discover on empty workgroup

When the last VM is removed from a workgroup, ksysmgr should not suggest running a "discovery to apply changes" (should say "discover" as there is no "discovery" process) against the empty workgroup because it is not needed and the resulting retur...
almost 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 2 Planned for future release

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.
almost 2 years 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.
almost 2 years 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.
almost 2 years 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.
almost 2 years 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
almost 2 years 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...
almost 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Planned for future release