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PowerVC

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Ability to adjust the desirability of a host within a host group, so new lpar deployments would always go to other hosts first until there is no other valid target host.

The ability to keep a hot-spare in the host group so that it's available in the event of the failure of another host and for maintenance. T he way it is now, we either have to LPM anymore lpars that land there, put into maintenance mode, or remove...
3 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

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...
about 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Provide sites in PowerVC

In a PowerVC environment that is managing resources at multiple sites there is currently no method by which to "group" those resources eg: compute & storage that are located at a site into a site. There are hostgroups, but these are only for c...
6 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Specify the boot device order for the operating system volumes when deploying a VM with a mirrored image using PowerVC.

<idea> Specify the boot device order for the operating system volumes when deploying a VM with a mirrored image using PowerVC. <background> Some customers may require the specific storage pool to be set as hdisk0. However, when deployi...
4 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 ...
almost 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Have an AIX version again, not just Linux

Linux and Linux root access is not always available to AIX community
9 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

PowerVC Server support on AIX

Many AIX and IBMi Power customers would like to use PowerVC to manage their environment. But they do not have strong Linux Skills. Porting the PowerVC server to AIX would allow these customers to purchase and use PowerVC
about 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

On VIOS vscsi configuration it should used the existing SVC host mapping during PowerVC VM deployment.

In one configuration, PowerVC order toward SVC to create new host definition even if it is the vscsi configuration.I think the mkvhost command should not be executed in a vscsi configuration during PowerVC VM deployment. Detailed content document ...
3 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Support new version of IBM Flash Systems Hyperswap

Support new version of IBM Flash Systems Hyperswap
5 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

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.
about 3 years ago in PowerVC 0 Future consideration