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PowerVC to have backward compatibility with VIOS

PowerVC's support policy is 6 moth for ifix, 18 month for fix pack creation, while VIOS is 3 years support policy. VIOS caters for multiple LPARs, and therefore the customers tend to plan longer period to upgrade VIOS. The gap of support period ma...
almost 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Support for Safeguarded SVC snapshots on PowerVC

Have a support for Safeguarded SVC snapshots on PowerVC.
over 1 year ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Allow multi-volume select for storage resizing operation

It is common for users to have multiple storage volumes attached for databases or other workloads to support both throughput or capacity needs. When storage volume sizes need to be increased it is much faster and safer to allow selection of all th...
about 1 month ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Avoiding HMC User HSCROOT for PowerVC

Create a user at HMC with least privileges to connect PowerVC to HMC
over 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC allows both local and LDAP users to authenticate in parallel

You can either have the local users OR LDAP configured with PVC, not both. https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSXK2N_1.4.1/com.ibm.powervc.standard.help.doc/powervc_ldap_hmc.html Also as per the IBM technician for a case opened there is n...
almost 2 years ago in PowerVC 0 Future consideration

PowerVC - Better Image Handling and Deployment

The generic x86 ( or ANY ) deployment of PowerVC needs better image handling and deployment. It is unacceptable that you must maintain an image on each and every storage array for every PowerVC instance.
11 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Need of merge of information from PowerVC to another PowerVC

We have two "old" PowerVC and want to move them into one new PowerVC. Currently we can only backup and restore one PowerVC to another but second cannot be integrated. We need to be able to move Hosts or a complete PowerVC into another PowerVC with...
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Allow saving of GUI Preferences

PowerVC 2.0 interface:Please either remember the GUI display settings or let me define my defaults for them.
almost 2 years ago in PowerVC 0 Future consideration

Customizable install location of PowerVC (rather than always /opt/ibm and /var/logs)

We don't support the operating system, and PowerVC is just an application, so needs to be out of root filesystems
7 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC : allow cancel of volume attaching or detaching operations

Customers may need to cancel an attaching or detaching operations. Currently this is not a feature of the rest API
about 1 month ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration