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PowerVC

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option to avoid volume formatting (like in SVC)

in SVC, there is a feature, "-nofmtdisk", to avoid new volumes formatting. It would be good to enable this feature also on type "generic" PowerVC Storage Templates. Currently, SVC always formats volumes created by PowerVC. thank you very much in a...
about 4 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

specify novalink host as option in powervc-diag collection

Add a specification field to specify all novalinkhost or only the problem novalink host in powervc-diag
about 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Delivered

Description Field for Compute and Storage templates

Add Description Field for Compute and Storage templates
about 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Delivered

PowerVC support for Storwize flashcopy base copy rate settings

PowerVC 1.4.2 uses the Storwize device driver for SVC support but does not currently support the storwize_svc_flashcopy_rate key in cinder-<device>.conf to set base copy rate when a flashcopy is made
over 4 years ago in PowerVC 3 Delivered

PowerVC Liveupdate support for Hitachi

Executing an AIX OS Liveupdate function through PowerVC using Hitachi storage is not working. See IBM support comments below. "After completing our investigation we have determined the issue is caused because PowerVC does not report the volume_wwn...
over 4 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

POWERVC - Multiple SAN port tags

We would like the ability to provide multiple SAN port tags in PowerVC.
over 4 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

Add support for Power Enterprise Pools V2 for PowerVC 1.4.2

PowerVC 1.4.3 will support PEP V2, require this capability for PowerVC 1.4.2
over 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Delivered

Rewording Error Message

It appears our product is receiving an incorrect error message from PowerVC. We believe that the customer can benefit greatly from changing the wording of this error message to make the issue clearer. A picture will be uploaded to ecurep for this ...
over 4 years ago in PowerVC 3 Delivered

Adding Eye for Password check in GUI

When entering a userid and password when adding a storage system or a san switch system etc. there is no "eye" button to check if the password was entered correctly
over 4 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

PowerVC prerequisites check and cancel installation if requirements ulimit are not met

PowerVC prerequisites check and cancel installation if requirements like ulimit are not met For reference https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSXK2N_1.4.3/com.ibm.powervc.standard.help.doc/powervc_installing_rhel_mgmt_vm_hmc.html
over 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Delivered