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PowerVC

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Support for Safeguarded SVC snapshots on PowerVC

Have a support for Safeguarded SVC snapshots on PowerVC.
10 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

PowerVC user role on HMC

Create a user with least privileges to connect PowerVC to HMC
about 2 years ago in PowerVC 3 Future consideration

Support for untagged vNICs in PowerVC

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.
over 1 year ago in PowerVC 0 Future consideration

PowerVC event and audit logging to SIEM (e.g. QRadar)

We have a security requirement to centrally gather logs from various network devices, including PowerVC, in a SIEM (QRadar in our case).Currently PowerVC does not provide such option.
about 2 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

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...
over 1 year ago in PowerVC 0 Future consideration

PowerVC to have backward compatibility with VIOS

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 in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Allow saving of GUI Preferences

PowerVC 2.0 interface:Please either remember the GUI display settings or let me define my defaults for them.
over 1 year ago in PowerVC 0 Future consideration

Avoiding HMC User HSCROOT for PowerVC

Create a user at HMC with least privileges to connect PowerVC to HMC
almost 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

powervc to hmc ssh pubkey authentication

Currently, connection from PowerVC to HMC console is defined using: IP address, username and password.I'd like that PowerVC authenticates on HMC console using SSH key pair.
about 1 year ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC - name vs mmts

PowerVC uses MMTS name(9080M9S_123ABC) rather display name(mypower_frame1) in REST API, command line, logs etc. It is very inconvenient for readability and usability.
over 1 year ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration