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VM Recovery Manager

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Possibility to 'quiesce' (or 'unmanage') entire VMRM cluster during SW upgrades

Under 'Description' write the details of your new idea: On a 'HA' cluster with 2 Hosts we had to upgrade the HMCs from v9 to v10, during the upgrade the KSYS logged the event HMC_UNREACHABLE even though it's expected that the HMC may not be Fully ...
about 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Planned for future release

ksysmgr - do not suggest running discover on empty workgroup

When the last VM is removed from a workgroup, ksysmgr should not suggest running a "discovery to apply changes" (should say "discover" as there is no "discovery" process) against the empty workgroup because it is not needed and the resulting retur...
about 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 2 Planned for future release

Remove host from cluster when removed from host_group

The host should be completely removed from the cluster when it is removed from a host_group. This would match the same action occurring with VMs - they are completely removed from the cluster when they are removed from a workgroup.
about 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Planned for future release

Show DrTestPhase in workgroup query

Make "ksysmgr q workgroup" show the Phase and DrTestPhase fields from this lssrc command. lsrsrc -s ‘HGType==“workgroup”’ IBM.VMR_HG Name Phase DrTestPhase
about 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

Maintenance mode for VIOS in VMRM environment

I've a VMRM HA cluster with 2 Hosts and 2 VIOS per Host. During firmware update or other maintenance on FC or ETH adapters connections are disruppted for a short time. During this activity the KSYS received notification of some Critical Events. My...
about 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Planned for future release

Increase the number of hosts supported by VMR

Currently VMR is limited to 12 Hosts.Some customers have more than 12 hosts. Therefore they need to have a solution which supports more than 12 Hosts. A support for 64 Hosts may be a good starting point.
over 4 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 2 Not under consideration

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...
over 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 2 Planned for future release

Power Systems Recovery Manager - Enhanced DR orchestration capabilities

We are trying to leverage Power Systems Recovery Manager for meeting following objectives, -Diagram shows business requirements.-Only DR is depicted in diagram-DC only hosts PROD -Under normal condition DC runs PROD and DR hosts PREPROD, T&D a...
almost 5 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 4 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...
over 3 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Future consideration

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 ...
over 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 3 Needs more information