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Refresh storage information on remanage of VM

Currently, not all storage operations can be performed through PowerVC. If changes have been made to storage outside of PowerVC there is no way to resync data such as the volume sizes. When managing a VM that had previously existed in PowerVC, att...
17 days ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Allow LUN resizing for volumes that are part of an instance snapshot.

Customer's using flashcopy snapshots on Spectrum Virtualize for data protection and PIT recovery currently have to delete their snapshots in order to resize LUNs in PowerVC. Spectrum Virtualize 8.4.2.1 supports the resize of the LUNs if it is done...
17 days ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Resize multiple volumes using 1 request

PowerVC allows Volume resize, today each volume must be resized one at a time. ideally, PowerVC would allow selection of multiple volumes and resize to a size larger than the largest existing volume. Example. Volume 1 is 200 GB VOlume 2 is 100 GB ...
17 days ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Customizable install location of PowerVC (rather than always /opt/ibm and /var/logs)

We don't support the operating system, and PowerVC is just an application, so needs to be out of root filesystems
3 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

PowerVC - attachment of all components using SSH keys

In PowerVC only storage and NovaLink has the possibility to attach them using SSH keys. For the other components, such as HMCs and fabrics it's only possible to use user/password. PowerVC should support SSH keys for all components.
almost 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC services/binaries/config/logs - owner by non-root user

Once PowerVC is running, if it does not change RHEL OSI settings, does the product need to run as root?It is difficult to obtain root access to production systems, so collecting logs, performing backups, etc is extremely difficult to do when the p...
7 months ago in PowerVC 1 Submitted

Add api support for all Project QUOTA

Customer would like to be able to check quota limits PRIOR to performing an action. Example: The backup volume and backup volumes quota values can restrict if a backup is allowed. The backup can be performed via REST API, but the quota cannot be c...
about 1 month ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

PowerVC HMC connection to use sshkey

The HMC connection should allow for ssh keys to stop relying on the hmc username and particularly password. As our HMC Password is meant to change once used. So using a public/private key after the first authentication is necessary.
over 1 year ago in PowerVC 4 Future consideration

Change default for PowerVC Host Maintenance Mode Panel

'Enter Maintenance mode panel' on PowerVC GUI has 'Migrate all virtual machines to another host' selected as default - requesting that this is either set to 'None' by default or a configurable parameter to allow customer to chose what the default ...
10 months ago in PowerVC 1 Submitted

LPAR creation with SVC I/O round robin active

we use the following steps to create LPARs via REST API in PowerVC 2.0.1:1) Create needed volumes2) Create LPAR with already created volumes from previous step For the storage virtualisation we use SVC. The SVC is configured to use round-robin for...
12 months ago in PowerVC 1 Submitted