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VM Recovery Manager

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Unmanage port in VM Recovery Manager

A customer is hitting an issue that we have seen a few times with customers. Discover / verify operation fails with the following error when issuing an inquiry command:migmgr -f get_adapter -t vscsi -s U9080.M9S.21D5C47-V2-C418 -w 1385770584273256...
over 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

Have GUI display, monitor, and report the RCCG names and states

Add a current status of the remote copy consistency groups to the GUI. VMRMDR sets up the VMRDG_6_ksysclu RCCG but does not display them in the GUI. If one gets of the RCCGs gets out of the “consistent_synchronized” state, then the customer tries ...
7 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Submitted

Display current phase for each workgroup in the GUI

In the GUI, display the current phase of every workgroup for both "Rehearsal Phase" and "Move Phase". More workgroups can add more confusion about which workgroup is in which phase during testing or real DRs. It would be helpful if the GUI were al...
7 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Submitted

VMRM DR - move fails although verification works

Case TS004589009:Before we move our LPARS into backup location using VMRM DR, we run 'ksysmgr verify' to make sure there will not be any issues during move. Although "verify" process reports success, real move fails on insufficient resources.
about 3 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Future consideration

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

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...
almost 3 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Future consideration

Replace Bull Frewware RPMs with IBM Open Source repository RPMs for VM Recovery Manager

It would be much better for this product to use RPMs from IBM's own RPM repository, as managed by yum rather than using a third party RPM repo. Companies that standardize on using the RPMs from IBM's repo must uninstall them to utilize the RPMs fr...
over 4 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Planned for future release

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.
over 1 year ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

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