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VM Recovery Manager

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Allow VMs to be added/removed to WG while not in move/rehearsal regardless of other WG's phase

When a single WG is in move/rehearsal mode, all the other WGs are basically "locked" as they are - no VMs can be added or removed.
5 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

VMRMDR - Discover/Verify "Additional VLANs"

The VMRMDR needs to be enhanced to able to discover/verify the VLANs listed in the "Additional VLANs" section of the HMC profiles during discover/verify operations so that they complete successfully without errors. This would also allow the ksysmg...
11 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 2 Planned for future release

VM Recovery Manager DR host group support for multiple SVC or Storwize cluster required (TS007732006)

VM Recover Manager DR Host group currently supports a single svc or storwise storage cluster because VM Recovery manager Host group is unable to create consistency group on more than one svc cluster. Host group support for multiple svc cluster is ...
12 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 3 Under review

Allow VMRM/DR to scale CPU UP (>100%)

Currently VMRM/DR allows the CPU to be scaled down when an LPAR moves to the DR site. However, when we're moving a correctly-sized LPAR from a POWER9 to a POWER8, this severly reduces the performance, even when using 100% due to the difference in ...
about 1 year ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

HOST_FAILURE more accurate problem description

In the Discover output, replace the "Check available capacity and configuration issues on target hosts" message with more accurate error messages.
6 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

With host down, show red hexagon on the host in the left pane

Add a red hexagon next to the host in the right panel when the host is down.
6 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Submitted

Preserve custom SSL Certs for VMRM GUI

When upgrading from VMRM DR from 1.4 to 1.5 it destroyed the SSL certificates that we had installed. smitty install was run and the SSL cert disappeared
over 1 year ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Under review

Replace Bull Frewware RPMs with IBM Open Source repository RPMs for VM Recovery Manager

It would be much better for this product to use RPMs from IBM's own RPM repository, as managed by yum rather than using a third party RPM repo. Companies that standardize on using the RPMs from IBM's repo must uninstall them to utilize the RPMs fr...
about 3 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Planned for future release

Provide capability to use non-root user onVM Recovery Manager HADR

VMRM HADR 1.4.0.2 requires that all operations, CLI and GUI, are configured and managed using the root user. The GUI sends commands to the AIX KSYS instance using ssh but it is standard practice for Banks to change /etc/ssh/sshd_config to the foll...
about 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Under review

Running ksysmgr as non-root

ksysmgr need to be run by operator. Operator are not given root account access. https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/670591 Setting up euid=0 for a script containing ksysmgr also does not work. Currently, there is an explicit check for the user ...
over 1 year ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Under review