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PowerHA for AIX

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Add prefered site option to the tiebreaker solution in PHA

When using the current tiebreaker solution for split brain protection then it's a random based decision which site will win. For some setup it would be helpful if there would be an option to define a preferred site.
over 4 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Future consideration

Monitor and correct PPRC consistency status to ensure mirrored disks are in-sync

Why is it useful? Failover may cause significant data loss if mirrored disks are out-of-sync for an extended period. By monitoring and automatically correcting or alerting PPRC out-of-sync condition will minimize data loss in the event of a failov...
about 1 year ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Submitted

Straighten Event handling in PowerHA / SystemMirror

PowerHA uses "events" to handle transitions to various states. (At least some of) These events are poorly described in the documentation and the usability of PowerHA would greatly profit from an improvement there. Furthermore - as described in the...
over 2 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Under review

Highly available solution for PowerSC MFA using PowerHA (smartassist)

PowerSC MFA 2.0 now supports Postgres replication for High Availability. It would be a simple task to build start/stop and monitoring scripts for PowerHA to manage the availability of the MFA server, the database and the keys. This would allow for...
over 2 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Under review

Scale out support for HANA

This RFE is PowerHA for Linux!.Today only a two Node Cluster is supported for SAP HANA.We have have customers who are forced to setup a scale out HANA database. Because the needed HANA database exceeds the max. supported size for a Scale up HANA DB.
over 4 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Not under consideration

Add db2 autoactive to Smart Assist scripts

To modify the DB2 start script supplied under the Smart Asssist automation process. We require an explicit activation of the DB2 data from the start script:/usr/es/sbin/cluster/sa/db2/sbin/cl_db2start <instance>
over 6 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Planned for future release

Leverage the benefits of 'Live Application Mobility' for PowerHA WPAR-enabled Resource Groups

I imagine it would be a very cool enhancement for PowerHA if you would add the ability to relocate 'WPAR-enabled resource groups' without having to stop and restart the application inside the WPAR. Just as 'Live application mobility' allows planne...
over 6 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 3 Not under consideration

Into some smitty meny, pressing Enter without making any change, the cluster doesn't advise that a sync is required

Pressing ENTER into the RG configuration menu without change any field, cluster modify anyway some info into the ACD, but it's doesn't inform the client that a synchronization is required. Client expected to receive the same information message th...
over 7 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Planned for future release

16G port SAN communication support on EN0A and EN0B

TME is not supported on 16Gb FC adapters on AIX 7.1. http://www-03.ibm.com/support/techdocs/atsmastr.nsf/WebIndex/FLASH10825
over 7 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 2 Not under consideration

POWERHA: RETRIES DO NOT STOP ON FAILED SRDF LINK

Requirement - To have retries stop when a certain failure was received from the HMC. When SRDF signals an unrecoverable error (implying manualintervention and restore of links is required), PowerHAdoes not stop processing, but attempts selectivefa...
almost 8 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Planned for future release