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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
about 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

Migration on multiple VMs

HMC supports up to 16 migration at a time (concurrent), but on PowerVC UI, we can select only one VM at a time and press on migration button
over 7 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

Enhancement for remanaging Linked Clones VMs

PowerVC does not re-associate an linked clone to the master image after you unmanage and re-manage the lpar. This allows you to delete the master copies of the linked clones, causing them to crash. This problem also shows up every time you reinsta...
almost 8 years ago in PowerVC 3 Future consideration

PowerVC Cloud Manager - scheduled approval

Within Cloud PowerVC Manager having the ability as a Cloud Admin user to approve deployment requests but schedule the actual deployment for a given time and date would be extremely useful.
almost 8 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

Powervc - Migrate IMAGE from one SSP cluster to another

We use PowerVC to deploy all our AIX servers. The datastore provider of rootvg is always a SSP LU. We have four SSP clusters (test, developent, production, critical) and we need to maintain the same AIX image on all SSP clusters. We need to copy a...
almost 8 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

PowerVC neutron subnet - IP range expansion and update

Present a CLI version to allow customer to update a subnet range which may have been created incorrectly
over 8 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

Kerberos Support within PowerVC

Kerberos support within PowerVC for administrators managed by Microsoft ADS should be supported
over 8 years ago in PowerVC 4 Future consideration

HPE 3PAR Storage Support

Our Storage is currently 3PAR and this is not supported with PowerVC.In order to use PowerVC we need 3PAR Storage Support. I've seen that there is a Openstack 3PART Block Driver. Or is that enough?There should also be support for 3par mpio on clie...
over 8 years ago in PowerVC 3 Future consideration

PAM-based authentication

CMO uses keystone definitions on CMO level. PVC via local system. One would like to use the Pluggable Authentication Model (PAM defines authentication policy and authentication source, more...)
about 9 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration