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Manage SSP disk snapshot

Our company is using POWERVC to deploy AIX LPAR on our Power systems using SSP disks. We need to use the powervc interface to manage the SSP snaphots, so we could use this funcnionality without the need to access the VIOs directly. By manage, we m...
over 7 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under 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 7 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under consideration

Let client choose the LPAR ID of PowerVC Deployment

The Current PowerVC Driver does not let you choose the LPAR ID to be specified.However we have seen cases in the field that the customer wants to choose the LPAR id to be used for deployment.Major reasons are because1. HMC taskroles rely on LPAR I...
almost 8 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under 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...)
almost 8 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

Queuing operations in PowerVC if that exceeds limit

Queuing operations like VM deployment, attaching data volume to VM etc in PowerVC if that exceeds limit. With Powervc version 1.2.2.2, it supports only 2 VM deployment concurrently. With this RFE, my request is to place all the operation requests ...
almost 8 years ago in PowerVC 1 Not under consideration

OpenStack commands support within PowerVC

With openstack commands like nova, cinder, glance etc. there is a possibility to retrieve data with very basic syntax on command line from running powervc version 1.2.1 , like on examples below. Outputs are formatted to clear text-based tables. no...
almost 8 years ago in PowerVC 1 Not under consideration

Virtual partition shutdown

HMC "Operations -> shutdown" asks if you are replacing a battery.This is impossible with only virtual resources.STOP ASKING ME THIS!
over 8 years ago in PowerVC 3 Not under consideration

Provision to schedule the Verify Environment in PowerVC UI

Need a provision to schedule "Verify Environment" process in PowerVC UI for system admin group users. This way admin could schedule verify environment procedure like every day/week during off period
over 8 years ago in PowerVC 3 Not under consideration

Automate Post operations of Image deployment or include with Image deployment process

I tried to deploy AIX images using PowerVC UI (in the Images tab, select image and Deploy), deployed a new LPAR successfully. But we need to perform few steps once the deployment is completed and LPAR is activated. a. Change the hostname/LPAR name...
over 8 years ago in PowerVC 2 Is a defect

Name of created LPAR profile should be changeable

Some customers have naming conventions also for the name of the LPAR profiles. Today the default name for a profile of a deployed LPAR is "default_profile". This should be changeable - at least in a config file, but better individually in a comput...
over 8 years ago in PowerVC 3 Not under consideration