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PowerVC support to rediscover Hardware on hardware changes, without removing hardware
This would avoid manually managing changes to hardware for PowerVC managed systems When a host has an adapter (FC) replaced, Powervc does not automatically update all managed systems to support ideally powervc, would discover hardware has changed,...
Powervc powervc-opsmgr backup command put date / time stamp on backup file
When running backups you want to have more than one in the event the nightly backup was corrupted. The current powervc-opsmgr backup commamd overwrites the same name which overwrites the previous backup. Either put a date / time stamp on the file ...
Configuring IPG to be exclusive for Tape Storage Templates
Most of the Power customers follow the best practice of segregating Disk and Tape traffic onto separate VIOS FC ports. Although PowerVC currently allows for specifying an IPG on Tape storage template (CLI), this IPG can be used by other Storage Te...
Improving Certificates Management in powervc-backup and powervc-restore
The powervc-backup tool requires enhancement to incorporate a valuable feature that verifies the expiration status ( in the next six months) of certificates utilized for web UI, messaging, and Virtual Console during the backup process. Moreover, w...
Please I will like a PowerVC session timeout in later powerVC versions implemented so that users are automatically logged out of the PowerVC UI after a certain period of inactivity. i think this is necessary to provide a certain level of security ...
Load balancing to Multiple IO Groups when creating/attaching Storage for a VM using SVC's
Hi We have 2 x Initiator Port Groups [ Each with 4 ports coming from dual SAN Fabrics via a Pair of VIO Servers] and 16 x Target SVC Stroage Port groups [ 4 ports with vWWNs in SVC where 2 ports from Fabric A and other two from Fabric B ]. If we t...
PowerVC pre-check enhancement to check backend processes and dependencies so that 'green means green'
PowerVC health check users need to be able to trust that PowerVC dependent activity like LKU will complete successfully, and when PowerVC reports 'green' when that is not the case for the whole stack, the user needs to see what needs to be address...
Currently if a customer want to install a CA signed certificate in the PowerVC, the inclusion of Node/Cluster IPs are mandatory as per PowerVC documentation and development advise. The customer cyber security policies prevents the use of IP Addresses in a CA signed certifiate. The request of enhancement is to allow PowerVC to be installed and operated with a CA signed certificate with FQDN of the noes and Cluster FQDN.
My customer Cyber policies will not allow IP addresses in a CA signed certificate. Hence the request to enhance. Also, more customers with similar cyber security policies will benefit from this.
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