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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...
about 1 year 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 ...
about 1 year ago in VM Recovery Manager 3 Needs more information

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

Support for VM Recovery Manager with MetroMirror (Multitarget)

On December 2020 we sold a power (E980)+storage(DS8950) solution to Banco Pichincha (the biggest bank in Ecuador) this solution has HA (with metro mirror with 2 DS8950) in the main Data Center, and DR (Global mirror) in the other DC, but we also s...
about 1 year ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Future consideration

VMRM Discover/Verify - VM_CONFIG_COLLECTION_FAILURE for one LPar must not impact others

We've VMRM 'HA' cluster among 2 Hosts. I had 5 VMs as 'managed', then i ran a Hostgroup discover + verify. Due to a HW failure the 'discover' failed for 2 VMs with event VM_CONFIG_COLLECTION_FAILURE, but was successful for the other 3 VMs. At the ...
about 1 year ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Future consideration

To have an option to remove the disk pairing during VMRM DR Rehearsal cleanup so the disks can be re-used/re-purposed

- The client has a policy of conducting a Planned DR Test once a year using the GDR. They have not used the DR Rehearsal feature before.- Now, with VMRM 1.5, they want to utilize the DR Rehearsal feature especially on the new LPARs that will be cr...
about 1 year ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Functionality already exists

Unmanage port in VM Recovery Manager

A customer is hitting an issue that we have seen a few times with customers. Discover / verify operation fails with the following error when issuing an inquiry command:migmgr -f get_adapter -t vscsi -s U9080.M9S.21D5C47-V2-C418 -w 1385770584273256...
over 1 year ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

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 Future consideration

tuning of storage monitor

VMR currently pings to each storage_agent every 10 seconds to monitor their status. VMR will log STG_UNREACHABLE in "events.log" file in case the ping is not successful within a certain time limit. The DR site and prod site are geographically disp...
over 1 year ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

Enhancing event notification for notifying critical/warning events + their corresponding recovery events

System: IBM VM Recovery Manager HA 1.4. Actor: Administrator needs new functionality Description: We ask to enhance functionality for critical/warning events. The new functionality should deliver new option/behaviour for sending recovery notificat...
over 1 year ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Future consideration