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Native terraform provider for PowerVC

Terraform is an infrastructure as code (IaC) software tool that allows DevOps teams to automate infrastructure provisioning using reusable, shareable, human-readable configuration files. This technology is now fully adopted by the enterprise and b...
5 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

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 ...
5 months ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

More detailed user and role management in Power VC (based on Openstack Identity)

More detailed role and user management. In large installations and in environments with high security restrictions, such as banks, it is crucial to very precisely manage user rights and their roles, so I am asking you to expand these functionaliti...
5 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

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.
5 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Specify the boot device order for the operating system volumes when deploying a VM with a mirrored image using PowerVC.

<idea> Specify the boot device order for the operating system volumes when deploying a VM with a mirrored image using PowerVC. <background> Some customers may require the specific storage pool to be set as hdisk0. However, when deployi...
6 months ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

Support new version of IBM Flash Systems Hyperswap

Support new version of IBM Flash Systems Hyperswap
7 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

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.
7 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

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.
7 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

CINDER driver on PowerVC 2.1.1 with ALUA

Hello, We're going to set up a POC on our POWERVC infra to provision LUNS in our Hitachi disk array, thanks to the CINDER driver in version 14 embedded in POWERVC version 2.1.1.In the doc, I read that "You cannot use Asymmetric logical unit access...
8 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Provide sites in PowerVC

In a PowerVC environment that is managing resources at multiple sites there is currently no method by which to "group" those resources eg: compute & storage that are located at a site into a site. There are hostgroups, but these are only for c...
8 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration