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VM Recovery Manager

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

VMRMDR - Discover/Verify "Additional VLANs"

The VMRMDR needs to be enhanced to able to discover/verify the VLANs listed in the "Additional VLANs" section of the HMC profiles during discover/verify operations so that they complete successfully without errors. This would also allow the ksysmg...
over 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 2 Planned for future release

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...
almost 5 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 4 Planned for future release

Allow VMRM/DR to scale CPU UP (>100%)

Currently VMRM/DR allows the CPU to be scaled down when an LPAR moves to the DR site. However, when we're moving a correctly-sized LPAR from a POWER9 to a POWER8, this severly reduces the performance, even when using 100% due to the difference in ...
over 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

Allow VMs to be added/removed to WG while not in move/rehearsal regardless of other WG's phase

When a single WG is in move/rehearsal mode, all the other WGs are basically "locked" as they are - no VMs can be added or removed.
almost 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

HOST_FAILURE more accurate problem description

In the Discover output, replace the "Check available capacity and configuration issues on target hosts" message with more accurate error messages.
about 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

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.
about 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

tuning of storage monitor

VMR currently pings to each storage_agent every 10 seconds to monitor their status. VMR will log STG_UNREACHABLE in "events.log" file in case the ping is not successful within a certain time limit. The DR site and prod site are geographically disp...
about 3 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 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.
about 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release