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Allow PowerVC to reflect Profile Changes made to the LPAR profile on the HMC.

This will be very helpful when changing any profile configuration on an LPAR. From what we have seen this is not working today. also when changes are made to a LPAR profile you have to unmanage and re-manage the LPAR in powervc. this can be extrem...
8 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Add a drop down to choose VIO Server on vNIC create on deploy

PVC 2.0.2.x introduced the ability to create network adapters in preferred order OR allow automated order on adapter creation. That was very handy (I saw the earlier RFE and you stepped up) as building bonds on back-end I need to know which adapte...
9 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Enable customer to modify default login.html screen and put standard Mandated GOVT warning restrictions on it

All Govt sites require login panels to display standard access restriction text - PowerVC is currently non-compliant
9 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

openstack services on multiple IP addresses

Normally, openstack services are running on loopback interface - each service on its own port. Additionally, there's a Apache httpd server that acts as a reverse proxy - it listens on primary interface (probably eth0) and forwards requests to the ...
9 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

UI enhancement : customize columns feature (disappeared in 2.0)

add back the rearrange/customize columns feature in the GUI
10 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Add back to PowerVC 2 where you can see which VMs are using a network

In powerVC 1X we could see a list of VMs using a network so we could unmanage those LPARs so we could delete or make changes to that network as it does not allow you to do so if VMs are using it.
10 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Make default storage system choice as were VM has its bootdisk

When deploying a VM it gets it disk from lest say FS200:1 then when / if I add more disks later on the UI default to the highest number or else BUT it does not default to the same disk system as were the boot disk reside. I would like FS UI to "of...
10 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Improve the PowerVC Help Information Panel

Clicking the Help (?) Icon at the top of the PowerVC GUI causes paragraphs of text to appear which tell what PowerVC is and how to use it. At the bottom of this are links to YouTube Videos and other help. However, there is no easy way to scroll an...
10 months 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...
10 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Implement a "News and Updates" function into the GUI

Implement a news and Updates function which would download the latest updates to a temporary folder on the PowerVC system, along with a file describing any of the latest news and usage tips for customers. One purpose of this is to promote the inst...
11 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration