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VM Recovery Manager

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Monitor unexpected VM state changes

According to Case TS003725611 we need a way to monitor state of VMs. Sometimes, for unknown reason, machine change its state from READY_TO_MOVE to something different (INIT, READY). We'd like to know about these events.
almost 4 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Delivered

Add Support For Dell/EMC UNITY Storage in VM Recovery Manager

Add support for the DELL/EMC UNITY Storage arrays in the VM Recovery Manager solution.
over 4 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Delivered

Optimization over SVC KSYS: Storage re-mapping process during "move dr_test=yes"

The way of handling actions on SVC by KSYS during DR Test is not correct/optimal. From the storage perspective, DR Test actions (move dr_test=yes) can be divided into the following stages, all on storage array running at BACKUP site: 1. Removal of...
over 4 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 2 Delivered

Run site discovery (or refresh/clear configuration of HMC hosts) without any host added to ksys

VMRM is not able to refresh configuration without any host. All details in support case: TS001971159
almost 5 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Delivered

VM Recovery Manager VM turns automatically to Managed after discovery and LPM

VM Recovery Manager after discovery or LPM(on HMC) is turning all machines to Manage mode by default instead to unmanage. All details in Case: TS002040830
almost 5 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Delivered

Testing RFE

This is for testing - description
almost 5 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Delivered

Make SRR fully Hyperswap compatible

Currently, Simplified Remote Restart won't work if you have Storwize Family Hyperswap Storage and part of the infrastructure is unavailable (SAN Switch, IO Group, VIOS) since the HMC is unable to reach fome target WWPN from the target POWER server...
almost 5 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 2 Delivered