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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 2 years ago in PowerVC 0 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 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Support for HyperSwap in A9000 ( XIV ) with PowerVC

We would like to use PowerVC with HyperSwap in A9000 ( XIV )
over 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC changing the synchronization rate for volumes on IBM SVC

Hello,I would like to change the default SVC synchronization rate in PowerVC from 2 MB/s to 64 MB/s so that a volume no longer needs 24 hours to synchronize and is synchronized after 2 hours. At the moment you have to adjust this manually in the S...
over 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

POWERVC Enterprise Pool V1 enablement for core/memory activations during LPM

Please add the ability for PowerVC to migrate enterprise pool V1 activations from source to target frames during LPM operations. This would be something similar to how the lab services LPM toolkit performs this functionality.
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

To be able to specify a preferred node and site when deploying to a SVC stretch cluster

When deploying a VM by PowerVC on an SVC stretch Cluster the volumes are created with a preferred node ID one on site A and one on site B in a round robin fashion. So the VM running on a host in site A has half it's disk with a preferred node on t...
almost 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

New feature : DRO based on CPU allocation

Would be nice to add some options to the DRO threshold. Indeed, in case of an exceeded threshold , the migration triggered are only based on CPU utilization.We would like it to be more flexible, for example , trigger migrations based on CPU alloca...
about 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Change default for PowerVC Host Maintenance Mode Panel

'Enter Maintenance mode panel' on PowerVC GUI has 'Migrate all virtual machines to another host' selected as default - requesting that this is either set to 'None' by default or a configurable parameter to allow customer to chose what the default ...
over 1 year ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

Supporting out-of-band storage operations

PowerVC is not able to recognize out-of-band storage operations. For example: If a storage pool was moved, renamed or vdisks where migrated into a storage pool doing for administrative purpose PowerVC will create errors.The only way to fix these e...
almost 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Setting a specific SCG as default for better integration with orchestration solutions

The concept of an SCG is Power specific, so the default OpenStack API does not offer a direct way to provide the SCG during LPAR deployment. This creates a lot of work to integrate orchestration or DevOps solutions with PowerVC, because we have to...
about 1 year ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration