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PowerVC

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Package powervc like an appliance, either a hardware appliance akin to HMCs or containerize it.

We struggle to access root on RHEL instances as they are managed by another platform team. So if this were an appliance, we would have privileged access, as we would be platform owners.
5 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

SR-IOV vNIC port redundany over multiple CECs in a E1080

Today PowerVC creates SR-IOV vNIC backing devices based on the saturation of an adapter port. For redundant SR-IOV networks, PowerVC picks at least a separate adapter (not the same as for the primary SR-IOV network).In an E1080 system PowerVC shou...
over 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Publish API(s) to perform the work done via CLI command powervc-edit-scg

For automation. And not needing elevated access to OSI.
3 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Add tags found in HMC frame and LPARs to PowerVC

By allowing PowerVC to utilize the tags created in the HMC it would provide a consistent tag "naming" standard across the two products and save time.
3 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

please add validation support for remote restart to hmc and pvc for future releases

currently neither PVC nor HMC offer any kind of validation for remote restart. So there is no way to know in advance if a frame goes down, remote restart is working. We are asking for a validation feature either in PVC or in HMC to make sure that ...
about 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Native terraform provider for PowerVC

Terraform is an infrastructure as code (IaC) software tool that allows DevOps teams to automate infrastructure provisioning using reusable, shareable, human-readable configuration files. This technology is now fully adopted by the enterprise and b...
6 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Need to limit number of concurrent migration while entering host to maintenance mode

Currently when a host selecting for maintenance mode, it got 3 options - Active, all or none. We need to limit the concurrent migration number so that we don't exhaust the available resources. Preferably an option in the maintenance mode screen as...
3 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Adding more than one Fabric to PowerVC when the Fabrics are merged

Situation: I have 4 brocade san fabrics. SASGSRFC07 SASGSRFC08 SASFX05 SASFX06 There is a ISL link between them. I have registered SASFX05 and SASFX06 successfully with PowerVC, but I am unable to register SASGSRFC07 and SASGSRFC08. The message I ...
about 2 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Enable A Single Backup Node to support multiple Storage Providers connected via IVR on separate VSANs

This enables to create and use a single VM as a backup node where you have VSAN separated SVCs providing storage connected with VSAN separation between SVCs. Althought you could MAP a volume using IVR to a single VM coming via separate VSANs, it i...
11 months ago in PowerVC 1 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 3 years ago in PowerVC 0 Future consideration