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PowerVC group roles are inherited in projects

In our PowerVC environement we have a different project for each customer/application. We utilise groups to assign roles to users, with the current way that group-role assignments work in PowerVC this requires us to configure the role for each gro...
13 days ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Ability to expand storage volumes in the PowerVC Web interface.

Currently it is possible to expand PowerVC managed volumes only by utilising a Rest API call, there is no option to perform this task in the GUI. The option to expand a volume should be available in the GUI. Needing to utilise Rest API for such a ...
13 days ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Package powervc like an appliance, either a hardware appliance akin to HMCs or containerize it.

We struggle to access root on RHEL instances as they are managed by another platform team. So if this were an appliance, we would have privileged access, as we would be platform owners.
13 days ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

RFE for PowerVC for migration controls for VM Groups

Requirement is for PowerVC to provide options to migrate a VM Group together, like PowerHA does with Resource Groups, so that related/interdependent VMs can be migrated together when necessary.
16 days ago in PowerVC 1 Submitted

RFE for PowerVM for QoS with virtual fibre channel (NPIV)

QoS with NPIV requirements: Desire a way to control the relative host and related FC adapter resources that a VM can consume compared to other VMs on a physical server. The intent is to allow VMs with critical I/O needs to get more host and FC ada...
16 days ago in AIX 0 Submitted

Make Access Client Solutions easier to distribute

Currently all ACS installs are manual at deployment of a user's PC and manual updates as needed if the user reports any issues and we notice they are on an older version. We have tried to package ACS into an EXE file that could be deployed through...
17 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 7 Submitted

Create an API for Code Coverage SEP

Getting Code Coverage with a Service Entry Point (SEP) is only possible through interactive processes with RDi. Having the same feature through API would enable to work in a CI/CD pipeline.
17 days ago in IBM i / Application Development 2 Submitted

Add %hival() and %loval() BIFs

The *HIVAL and *LOVAL features in RPG are extremly usefull. But especially when comparing, the compiler assumes, that *HIVAL/*LOVAL are according to the compared field - but often you have to compare a value to the *HIVAL/*LOVAL of another field -...
17 days ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 1 Future consideration

AIX, VIOS and HMC Lifecycle Information API

Dear Team, Looks like there is no API available to fetch table data from the below VIOs and AIX pages. It would be a nice to have feature, If there is an API available similar to FLRT API. https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/powervm-vios-lifecycle-i...
18 days ago in AIX 0 Submitted

Replace the existing smbc generic mount error with specific errors

Instead of the generic error message that the smbc mount helper prints for almost all mount problems, it should instead print separate messages for each of the various reasons mount operations can fail. For example, a failure to authenticate the u...
18 days ago in AIX 0 Under review