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PowerVC

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PowerVC SDN redundancy enhancment

When configured to use the SDN features of PowerVC the Novalink VM becomes a single point of failure for VMs running on a physical system. Provide a mechanism for redundant/resilient network services when selecting PowerVC SDN features.
almost 7 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Renaming the storage pool from PowerVC

Currently if the Database admin renames the pool in IBM SVC after it is tied to PowerVC, the storage provider goes into critical state and PowerVC becomes unusable. According to PowerVC development: "We don't support renaming the storage pool from...
almost 8 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under consideration

Make PowerVC installer a step-by-step

The process for installing PowerVC is scripted, however you can see it's made of several step. The problem is that if installation is broken for some error, it can't be re-started because the pre-install checks say that PowerVC is already installe...
almost 9 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under consideration

update managed system / other devices (Storage) user/passwords from command line

as service account on the connected devices will have password rotation , it will be changed periodically. Passwords would be stored in vault (CyberArk), we would need to be able to update that password fastly from command line, using script or ot...
21 days ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Publish API(s) to perform the work done via CLI command powervc-edit-scg

For automation. And not needing elevated access to OSI.
3 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Add tags found in HMC frame and LPARs to PowerVC

By allowing PowerVC to utilize the tags created in the HMC it would provide a consistent tag "naming" standard across the two products and save time.
3 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Need to limit number of concurrent migration while entering host to maintenance mode

Currently when a host selecting for maintenance mode, it got 3 options - Active, all or none. We need to limit the concurrent migration number so that we don't exhaust the available resources. Preferably an option in the maintenance mode screen as...
3 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC to provide the option to change the log directory locations to a different disk pool

Currently, PowerVC (and it's OpenStack Modules) log everything to /var/log/openstackmodulename. Our organization tries to maintain standard builds and doesn't allow the /var/log, /opt, or /var filesystems to be resized and are often too small for ...
4 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

On VIOS vscsi configuration it should used the existing SVC host mapping during PowerVC VM deployment.

In one configuration, PowerVC order toward SVC to create new host definition even if it is the vscsi configuration.I think the mkvhost command should not be executed in a vscsi configuration during PowerVC VM deployment. Detailed content document ...
6 months ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

PowerVC should support use of IPG for accessing Tape/VTL devices in a multi fabric environment (more than 2)

It is widely accepted that mixing of tape and disk via same FC/vFC adapaters is not recommended. Current IPG implementation only supports Tape without using IPG. It will be very useful for to provide IPG support for Tape and preferrably on separat...
10 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration