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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
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

Additional email templates

The addition of email templates for CPU, Memory free/available and Disk errors including free/available space.
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

UI enhancement : customize columns feature (disappeared in 2.0)

add back the rearrange/customize columns feature in the GUI
over 1 year ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC and 3PAR configuration

I would like from PowerVC get the actual configuration (NPIV) from 3PAR, such as exports, hostports, redundancy within storage nodes.
about 5 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

Restrict users with 'deployer' privileges to certain host groups

Users with 'deployer' privileges can currently deploy to any server within the PowerVC environment. Restricting users to only certain host groups would allow greater flexibility whilst protecting other hosts.
over 8 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under consideration

PowerVC- Clean Server/Client SCSI Adapters from VIOs/VM's profile after VM's Deployment

Hello,The current PowerVC when VM's are deployed, Server/Cleint SCSI Adapters get created on the VIOs/VM's for virtual media library for each VM's deployed. Our environment uses NPIV and it would be great if the Server/Client SCSI adapters gets cl...
about 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

CyberArk integration or support

we use CyberArk for secure connection and as a password vault in our organization.Are there any plans to have support for this tool or have any interconnection to it?
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC: include 'Allow performance information collection' on instance creation

Some applications require 'Allow performance information collection' set on the HMC profile but there is no way to set this from PowerVC
over 7 years ago in PowerVC 3 Not under consideration

PowerVC should use mobile ressources during ARR operations

Management of mobile ressources automaticaly done by PowerVC during ARR operations
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC volume_name convert script with 3PAR

When using PowerVC with HPE 3PAR, tracing storage volume_names between PowerVC and 3PAR is not implemented due to pluggable driver.
over 5 years ago in PowerVC 3 Future consideration