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Integrate Huawei Storage Cinder driver into PowerVC

Huawei Storage is not one of the available storage providers in PowerVC. Please integrate the Huawei Storage Cinder driver into PowerVC. Huawei is Platinum Member of Openstack, Huawei Storage is also a core Cinder team member and has had in-tree C...
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

Add tags to the target devices by SCG or storage templante,so the customer can select which target they wants for to balance

By corporate standards and best practices the client needs to balance the wwpns of the target device(SVC storwize) for each deploy performed. We noticed that they could use powervc_target_wwpn_blacklist to try to force just use the required wwpns ...
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Move volume between projects

Currently to move volumes between projects involves un-managing volume from one project, then managing it in another project. It would be nice for Administrator users to have an option to select unmapped volumes and send to another project.
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC Administrative Projects

Please give us the ability to limit the verbosity of messages in certain projects. Give us the ability to mark a project as administrative on non-administrative. For example some projects used by end users don't need to see messages related to inf...
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

SSP Tier aware

Please make PowerVC be SSP tier aware, and configurable in storage templates. Give us the ability to configure tiers to be associated with projects.
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

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.
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

White Label UI Elements in PowerVC Web Interface

Permit customization of the web interface to enable branding or enterprise logos to be presented
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PM and Self Service Role ability to View and manage data volume snapshots in web interface

Existing roles in PowerVC can create and list data volume snapshots with the API but can not see those same elements in the web user interface. This can be confusing and introduce continuity issues for users of the system.
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Multiple Domain/LDAP Directory Support

Permit PowerVC to use multiple backend directories/authentication sources. This is already supported upstream by leveraging Keystone domains
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC to allow deploying Boot Volume on distinct disk system than the image

PowerVC should allow deploying a Virtual Machine on a disk storage system distinct than the one where the image used for deploy resides on.Today, it works for all but the Boot Volume.There is no choice for Boot Volume of the deployed Virtual Machi...
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 0 Future consideration