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PowerVC

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support ssh key parameter for Brocade Fabrics

PowerVC 1.3.2 and 1.3.3 do not currently support using SSH keys to secure access to Brocade switches when added to the PowerVC fabric - this key is exposed as "fc_fabric_ssh_cert_path = (String) Local SSH certificate Path." in cinder.conf but not ...
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Please integrate Infinidat support into PowerVC

Please integrate Infinidat support into PowerVC. Looks like Infinidat already supports OpenStack Cinder. So it should be easy to do. https://support.infinidat.com/hc/en-us/articles/202403961-Configuring-InfiniBox-volume-driver-for-OpenStack-Cinder
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC does not display ifixes installed

PowerVC does not display installed ifixes in the "About" box in the GUI. The /opt/ibm/powervc/version.properties also does display ifixes installed. This is important information, especially when multiple PowerVC installations are in the environment.
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

CISCO Enhanced Mode uncommited zones

PowerVC does not raise an error to the GUI messages if it encounters transaction locks in Enhanced zoning mode on CISCO switches. We believe that an error should be raised to messages to inform the user they should contact the SAN administrator to...
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC CPU pool performance graph

PowerVC aware of shared CPU pools. So why do we only have the ability to view frame level cpu graphs? I would like to be able to click on a pool in the hosts tab and then be able to go down to shared cpu pools and get a graph of what the pools uti...
almost 7 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC Delete lpar menu to include post-processing script to remove lpar from Chef

Provide the ability to input a post-processing script in PowerVC when deleting lpars to include a method to unregister the lpar from Chef.
almost 7 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

No root authority needed on storage for DRO alone

Client wants to use PowerVC for its sole DRO functionality. No short term plan for deploying VMs with PowerVC. Nevertheless, PowerVC requires "root" authority on storage and SAN linked to the partitions. Due to client's organization and needs, thi...
almost 7 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Virtual Machine Overview should have SRC filed to show current status codes

When deploying a server if the instance fail to find boot source no error is reported back to the gui. Having the SRC codes show in the PowerVC GUI will allow users to see failed boots and also follow status changes.
almost 7 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC Support for Centrify AD Users

After upgrading to PowerVC 1.3.2 we have experienced that any new users added to openstack were no longer available to use PowerVC. I think that this might have something to do with an addition of powervc-filter group https://www.ibm.com/support/k...
almost 7 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

PowerVC support for VMAX SRDF format disk

SRDF is a common disk format for VMAX which allows off site real time replication
about 7 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration