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PowerVC

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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

Restore Option needed - addition, disable experation

When restoring a PowerVC backup, we expired 100's of VM's at the same time. There needs to be a switch to disable expiration on a restore.
over 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Track who, when and what message was deleted for audit purposes

Currently there is no log available to audit if some one deleted one or all messages from PowerVC.
almost 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Make PowerVC installer a step-by-step

The process for installing PowerVC is scripted, however you can see it's made of several step. The problem is that if installation is broken for some error, it can't be re-started because the pre-install checks say that PowerVC is already installe...
over 8 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under consideration

Dedicated CPU templates lack "Allow when partition is active" checkbox

When creating/editing a compute template, with dedicated processors, it is not possible to check af box to implement "Allow when partition is active" as you can do in HMC. You can check a box called "Idle sharing", whick is equal to "Allow when pa...
about 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

1VM with more then one storage connectivity group

storage connectivity group , can single VM use two different storage connectivity groups?
about 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

CPU shared pool management

Could you check functionalities below : - is it possible to implement checking of the CPU shared pools while creating compute template?- possibility to create CPU shared Pool from PowerVC, list them ? have them visible while creating compute templ...
about 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Add tags to the target devices by SCG or storage templante,so the customer can select which target they wants for to balance

By corporate standards and best practices the client needs to balance the wwpns of the target device(SVC storwize) for each deploy performed. We noticed that they could use powervc_target_wwpn_blacklist to try to force just use the required wwpns ...
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Specify eligible storage providers in connectivity groups.

Requesting the ability to specify eligible storage providers in the connectivity group configuration. The reason being is any storage provider that cannot be zoned with VIOS ports in a connectivity group shows up as a warning in the environment ch...
about 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Remove Virtual Machines column on Hosts page for Cloud User roles

Advanced user roles can see the Virtual Machines count on the hosts page. Please remove this column. This information should only be visible for Administrator accounts.
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Not under consideration