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PowerVC

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openstack services on multiple IP addresses

Normally, openstack services are running on loopback interface - each service on its own port. Additionally, there's a Apache httpd server that acts as a reverse proxy - it listens on primary interface (probably eth0) and forwards requests to the ...
about 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC and storage V7000

PowerVC is connected to a storage box, here it is an IBM Storwize V7000.A Pool of disks of this storage is used by PowerVC. Say with others words, PowerVC is connected to the Storwize V7000 and uses this storage space.
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 3 Future consideration

UI enhancement : customize columns feature (disappeared in 2.0)

add back the rearrange/customize columns feature in the GUI
about 2 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

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

PowerVC EfficientIP for IP and name automization

In our roadmap for replacing HPE Orchestration with vRA/vRO we need (as vRealize use) EfficientIP API native support for name/ip mgmt.
over 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

High Availability for PowerVC integrated Software defined Networking for Novalink

IBM PowerVC Software Defined Network (SDN) is designed as a neutron service running on novalink managed power systems, that service on novalink is not monitored by novalink and has no redundant service, as such any service outage event of the neut...
over 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Enhance PowerVC managed VMs' backup/restore methods with VIOS virtual optical library support

On our Legacy PowerSystems; we use VIOS virtual optical library (via vscsi adapter connection) for storing & restoring AIX mksysb images. On ourPowerVC-managed infra; we haven't been able to utilize this; since PowerVC does not support permane...
over 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Update PowerVC storage usage to report Storage allocated rather than in USE

PowerVC relies on the storage provider to return details of "free" space, Hitachi HBSD returns ,incorrectly, the free space which is allocated as thin provisioned but not free for use. This can result in PowerVC operator failing deploys as disk sp...
almost 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC - VM Grouping

Actions taken against a VM are most of the time not desired against a single VM. Applications consisist of multiple VMs. Ex: Hadoop cluster, ICP, DB2 web +db +app.... Allow actions for VM by creating groups for actions such as "shut down", snapsho...
over 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration