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PowerVC

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Need Infinidat Storage support on IBM Powervc

I wanted a fully functional powerVC that supports the third-party storage system by Infinibox or Infinidat
about 7 years ago in PowerVC 1 Not under consideration

Increase Maximum Number of Managed Hosts Per HMC Supported By PowerVC

I would like for PowerVC to support more than 30 HMC-managed hosts. I'm attempting to setup PowerVC in our environment, but ran into this limitation since we have 33 hosts attached to our HMC. Adding hosts within the PowerVC GUI fails because of t...
over 7 years ago in PowerVC 1 Not under consideration

Compute templates (flavor) additions / support for API changes

Allow to add all of existing "extra specs" for a compute template to the GUI or support doing it via the REST APIs. Today, the "extra specs" for the compute templates (flavors) is not complete through the GUI. We'd like to be able to define the "s...
over 7 years ago in PowerVC 1 Not under consideration

PowerVC manager should be able to deploy to PowerKVM and PowerVM

PowerVC manager needs to support both PowerVM and powerKVM n same environment
over 7 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under consideration

Resizing VM not allowing to specify value outer than minimum/maximum in profile

Resizing VM not allowing to specify value outer than minimum/maximum in profile. I think the resize value should be with in the minimum/maximum values in profile. This is the case for PowerVC V 1.3.0.2 For e.g, can not resize a tiny or small VM to...
over 7 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under consideration

A provision to cancel VM migration

Need to have a provision to cancel the ongoing VM migration. This is useful if user wants to cancel it or in case of migration hangs
over 7 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under consideration

Automatic removal of deployment failed VMs from PowerVC UI

In case of any VM deployment is failed due to some reason, it would delete VM/LPAR from HMC automatically, but it won't get deleted from PowerVC UI/VM page. It need to be deleted in PowerVC UI too as it is happening in HMC.
over 7 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under consideration

VM Sate synchronization with HMC

Assume VM state is "shutoff" in PowrVC UI VM page and HMC. Activate the VM using HMC UI. It normally takes >4 mins to synchronize the state in PowerVC UI VM page with HMC state. I would propose a mechanism to set the time for automatic refresh ...
over 7 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under consideration

Active Memory Sharing

AMS is not possible right now with PowerVC
over 7 years ago in PowerVC 3 Not under consideration

PowerVC: include 'Allow performance information collection' on instance creation

Some applications require 'Allow performance information collection' set on the HMC profile but there is no way to set this from PowerVC
over 7 years ago in PowerVC 3 Not under consideration