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When attaching volumes to a VM, the default tab is "available volumes" and not "new volumes". The problem with this is the "available volume" page spends time doing a lookup on the storage providers before the page can load, whereas the new volume...
PowerVC only supports tagged VLANs when using vNICs. If a VM has Port VLAN ID 0, which means untagged, the VM can't be managed by PowerVC. PowerVC should also be able to manage and deploy VMs with untagged vNICs.
The generic x86 ( or ANY ) deployment of PowerVC needs better image handling and deployment. It is unacceptable that you must maintain an image on each and every storage array for every PowerVC instance.
Use of a PowerVC reporting would offer a chargeback possibility, combining VM name, core- and memory-minutes (and possibly other parts).
This report would also be good to generate from ansible and use for service follupup.
also input our price for...
Support importing OVA files created by aix command "create_ova"
From development we have got information: "the OVA created by PowerVC has a different set of properties. So the one created using AIX command will not work here". Make it possible to import also OVA created from aix command "create_ova".
PowerVC's support policy is 6 moth for ifix, 18 month for fix pack creation, while VIOS is 3 years support policy. VIOS caters for multiple LPARs, and therefore the customers tend to plan longer period to upgrade VIOS. The gap of support period ma...
over 2 years ago
PowerVC allows both local and LDAP users to authenticate in parallel
You can either have the local users OR LDAP configured with PVC, not both. https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSXK2N_1.4.1/com.ibm.powervc.standard.help.doc/powervc_ldap_hmc.html Also as per the IBM technician for a case opened there is n...
almost 2 years ago
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