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PowerHA for AIX

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Permament disablement of SNMP

Hi, please consider implementing a switch (smit or/and clmgr) for disabling starting of snmpd in rc.init which according to procedure https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6520466 will be overwritten on every PowerHA update.
about 1 year ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Submitted

Use "MONITOR_INTERFACE" for one network only

We have to use the MONITOR_INTERFACE flag and it must be set to disable. But it's required for one network only. We would like to keep it enabled on the other networks.
over 6 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Not under consideration

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

Hold PowerHA Resource Group w/ node that had it last

After experiencing a loss of both 10Gb links between data centers in a stretched cluster, the primary node that held the resource group rebooted 4 times thinking the secondary node had acquired the RG. Heartbeat was lost on the repository disk. Se...
almost 6 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Not under consideration

PowerHA log hacmp.log file shows ERROR message for TieBreaker setup at node startup , but it is not really an error.

This error is seen during starting first node. RSCT command chrsrc configures tiebreaker using Global Scope.But if the first node is started when the other node is completely down and thus not reachable, Global Scope is not usable.The error genera...
over 1 year ago in PowerHA for AIX 2 Under review

netmon.cf: ICMP request SRC-address

Description: Since updating cluster installations from AIX V7.1 TL3 SP5/PowerHA V7. 1.3 SP3 to AIX V7.1 TL4 SP2/PowerHA V7.1.3 SP5 we observe a different behaviour in the "ping" tests, originating from netmon.cf. On the older release only the sour...
over 7 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Not under consideration

cllsif output is miss leading when there are multiple sites

Currently, the cllsif command lists every service IP label as available on every node and every site in the cluster. However, when a cluster has multiple sites that requires different IP addresses in each site, that means that a given service IP l...
about 2 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Under review

Automation to activate / deactivate RPV server & client devices for PowerHA/XD managed GLVM VGs before after FS related tasks.

PowerHA/XD handles the RPV server & client devices on it's own. After the resource group take over has been completed, PowerHA/XD will: - unconfigures the RPV server devices (puts them to defined state) belonging to the RG's volume groups on ...
about 2 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 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.
almost 5 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>
almost 7 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Planned for future release