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PowerVC

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Support new version of IBM Flash Systems Hyperswap

Support new version of IBM Flash Systems Hyperswap
3 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Backup Node with different operating system

Backup Node and PowerVC Server on different architecture and Operating System. For example backup Node on ppc64le running SLES and the PowerVC Server on x86 running Red Hat.
3 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Update the "alarm" in PowerVC clock to show level of alert

If its a "red alarma clock it synced with something that has failed, if its blue its some info and if its green something good happened.Now all alerts are red, and one might think its actually something gone wrong.
3 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Access to VM serial console via API

PowerVC does not appear to implement support for access to a VM's serial console over the Nova Compute API, via the os-getConsoleOutput or os-getSerialConsole actions. PowerVC/Novalink should provide support for accessing a serial console, and imp...
over 2 years ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Package powervc like an appliance, either a hardware appliance akin to HMCs or containerize it.

We struggle to access root on RHEL instances as they are managed by another platform team. So if this were an appliance, we would have privileged access, as we would be platform owners.
9 days ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

On VIOS vscsi configuration it should used the existing SVC host mapping during PowerVC VM deployment.

In one configuration, PowerVC order toward SVC to create new host definition even if it is the vscsi configuration.I think the mkvhost command should not be executed in a vscsi configuration during PowerVC VM deployment. Detailed content document ...
about 1 month ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Granular Roles definition for PowerVC local users

Please implement a more granular role definition system for PowerVC local user accounts, for example; 'Snapshot Manager' Role that is able to Perform tasks like Snapshot Creation and Deletion, Read Volumes.
about 1 month ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

PowerVC should support use of IPG for accessing Tape/VTL devices in a multi fabric environment (more than 2)

It is widely accepted that mixing of tape and disk via same FC/vFC adapaters is not recommended. Current IPG implementation only supports Tape without using IPG. It will be very useful for to provide IPG support for Tape and preferrably on separat...
5 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Manage LSS ID on DS8K storage template from GUI

Enterprise customers using DS8K storage, have requirement to specify the LSS ID while creating Volumes. Currently Managing LSS ID is not possible through GUI. This creates lot of complexity in management, when customer has to manage very high numb...
5 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

PowerVC should NEVER generate a NEW imported network if an existing VLAN network already exists

PowerVC will Create a NEW duplicate newtork for an existing vlan , which is DHCP, rather than importing into the existing network, if the adapter has been altered
6 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted