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Refactor the Network tab when deploying new LPAR

In PowerVC 2.0.3 when you deploy a VM from the UI, when you have more than 500 networks in the list, the page is totally unusable correctly. Instead of having the list of ALL the networks already populated, it would probably be better to be able ...
almost 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC reporting

Use of a PowerVC reporting would offer a chargeback possibility, combining VM name, core- and memory-minutes (and possibly other parts). This report would also be good to generate from ansible and use for service follupup. also input our price for...
almost 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Refresh storage information on remanage of VM

Currently, not all storage operations can be performed through PowerVC. If changes have been made to storage outside of PowerVC there is no way to resync data such as the volume sizes. When managing a VM that had previously existed in PowerVC, att...
almost 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Resize multiple volumes using 1 request

PowerVC allows Volume resize, today each volume must be resized one at a time. ideally, PowerVC would allow selection of multiple volumes and resize to a size larger than the largest existing volume. Example. Volume 1 is 200 GB VOlume 2 is 100 GB ...
almost 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

UI Enhancement - add ability to shutdown / reboot PVC from GUI

It would be nice if the PVC GUI would offer the ability to shutdown / reboot PVC itself similar to the HMC.
almost 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Add api support for all Project QUOTA

Customer would like to be able to check quota limits PRIOR to performing an action. Example: The backup volume and backup volumes quota values can restrict if a backup is allowed. The backup can be performed via REST API, but the quota cannot be c...
almost 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Enhance the Huawei Cinder Driver to be certified with PowerVC 2.0.3

Huawei Storage is used by a number of customers in Saudi Arabia who would like to use PowerVC for VM deployment with NPIV storage attached. Currently, PowerVC can only be used for vSCSI SSP storage because of the lack of functionality of the Huawe...
about 2 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

Make default storage system choice as were VM has its bootdisk

When deploying a VM it gets it disk from lest say FS200:1 then when / if I add more disks later on the UI default to the highest number or else BUT it does not default to the same disk system as were the boot disk reside. I would like FS UI to "of...
over 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PureStorage Active Cluster support for PowerVC

Would be great to have similar support for Dual site storage mirroring, as there is currently with SVC & HyperSwap on PowerVC 2.0.2. (please see RFE 113249 for details:
almost 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PoweVC portgroups

Dear team We need to have the option to specify multiple port groups in a storage template instead of one port goup or any also in the default storage template we need to have the option to specify a port group or multiple port groups to be used i...
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration