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PowerVC

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PowerVC should support use of IPG for accessing Tape/VTL devices in a multi fabric environment (more than 2)

It is widely accepted that mixing of tape and disk via same FC/vFC adapaters is not recommended. Current IPG implementation only supports Tape without using IPG. It will be very useful for to provide IPG support for Tape and preferrably on separat...
7 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Manage LSS ID on DS8K storage template from GUI

Enterprise customers using DS8K storage, have requirement to specify the LSS ID while creating Volumes. Currently Managing LSS ID is not possible through GUI. This creates lot of complexity in management, when customer has to manage very high numb...
7 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

PowerVC should NEVER generate a NEW imported network if an existing VLAN network already exists

PowerVC will Create a NEW duplicate newtork for an existing vlan , which is DHCP, rather than importing into the existing network, if the adapter has been altered
8 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

PowerVC support to rediscover Hardware on hardware changes, without removing hardware

This would avoid manually managing changes to hardware for PowerVC managed systems When a host has an adapter (FC) replaced, Powervc does not automatically update all managed systems to support ideally powervc, would discover hardware has changed,...
8 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Powervc powervc-opsmgr backup command put date / time stamp on backup file

When running backups you want to have more than one in the event the nightly backup was corrupted. The current powervc-opsmgr backup commamd overwrites the same name which overwrites the previous backup. Either put a date / time stamp on the file ...
9 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

RFE for Apple about AIX Live Kernel Update preview phase checking for available storage and avaiable network IPs

Currently AIX Live Kernel update may fail due to lack of storage (Apple case TS013523804 ) or lack of available IPs (Apple case TS013523634 ). Apple contact asked, for both of these conditions that may cause LKU to fail, is this something that can...
9 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted