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PowerVC

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PowerVC support to rediscover Hardware on hardware changes, without removing hardware

This would avoid manually managing changes to hardware for PowerVC managed systems When a host has an adapter (FC) replaced, Powervc does not automatically update all managed systems to support ideally powervc, would discover hardware has changed,...
12 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Powervc powervc-opsmgr backup command put date / time stamp on backup file

When running backups you want to have more than one in the event the nightly backup was corrupted. The current powervc-opsmgr backup commamd overwrites the same name which overwrites the previous backup. Either put a date / time stamp on the file ...
12 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

RFE for Apple about AIX Live Kernel Update preview phase checking for available storage and avaiable network IPs

Currently AIX Live Kernel update may fail due to lack of storage (Apple case TS013523804 ) or lack of available IPs (Apple case TS013523634 ). Apple contact asked, for both of these conditions that may cause LKU to fail, is this something that can...
about 1 year ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

PowerVC pre-check enhancement to check backend processes and dependencies so that 'green means green'

PowerVC health check users need to be able to trust that PowerVC dependent activity like LKU will complete successfully, and when PowerVC reports 'green' when that is not the case for the whole stack, the user needs to see what needs to be address...
about 1 year ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC doesnt sync VM name change to HMC partition name

VM name change in PowerVC doesnt update the partion name on HMC which causes trouble in certain scenarios.
over 1 year ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

Introduce Proactive notification of any issues reported in the PowerVC log

We recently had an issue where the SSH connection to storage broke (not PowerVC’s fault). We did not notice this issue until users complained of PowerVC not working to add disks or VMs. In the PowerVC log, it was obvious that storage had an issue,...
over 1 year ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Adding support for PowerVC for storage management without connection pools

IBM PowerVC manages storage providers via a TCP connection pool. Some vendor storage drivers, such as PowerMAX does not implement tcp keepalive, as such sessions in the pool can be closed due to lack of use, causing powervc session management issues
over 1 year ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC : allow cancel of volume attaching or detaching operations

Customers may need to cancel an attaching or detaching operations. Currently this is not a feature of the rest API
over 1 year ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

powervc gui certificate need support for DNS

Currently CA signed certificate only support IP's. when add's DNS names in the SubjectAltName PowerVC fails on the function.
over 1 year ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Better implementation of Spectrum Scale Storage Provider in PowerVC GUI

In new versions PowerVC can be installed as SDI (Software Defined Infrastructure) edition. The storage part of the SDI could be implemented with Spectrum Scale 5.x on VIOS using remote cluster mount to Spectrum Scale Storage Servers PowerVC contr...
almost 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration